Essential Knowledge--The Depression
  1. Explain the causes of the Great Depression.
  2. Explain the effect of the Great Depression on the social fabric of the United States.
  3. Compare and contrast President Hoover’s and President Roosevelt’s attempts to end the Great Depression.
  4. Discuss how the role of government towards social responsibility changed due to the activism of the New Deal.
  5. List three reform measures of the New Deal, explain the function of each and evaluate their success.
  6. Describe the changes the New Deal brought to labor.