Curriculum

The New Deal and World War II unit features lessons on topics ranging from Social Security to the dropping of the atomic bomb. It includes a Structured Academic Controversy examining whether the New Deal was a success and an inquiry into the internment of Japanese Americans.  In the Social Security lesson plan, students examine primary documents and evaluate historical claims. Students explore causes of the Zoot Suit Riots in California, and work in groups to consider how we should remember the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 






Image: Photomontage of New Deal industrial recovery projects made by Theodor Horydczak from photos taken 1920-1950. From the Library of Congress.
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