Brother, Can You Spare a Dime - The Effects of The New Deal on the Great Depression

Lesson Plan - Investigate the circumstances and lives of those who endured this time of distress using their oral histories recorded by the Federal Writers Project. Use your research skills to immerse yourself in the treasures of the American Memory collections and broaden your understanding of life during this stressful period in our nation’s history. Then share your growth in your understanding by evaluating the needs of real people during this time and demonstrating your understanding of the programs and their effects.
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