Dbq New Deal

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New Deal DBQ Using you knowledge AND the documents provided, write a well-reasoned essay on the following prompt: How did the New Deal of the Great Depression create a lasting impact on the role of government in business and the lives o the American people? Document 1 Source: America 1900-1999: Letters of the Century, Grunwald, Lisa and Adler, Stephen. Troy, NY Jan. 2, 1935 Dear Mrs. Roosevelt, About a month ago I wrote you asking if you would buy some baby clothes for me with the understanding that I was to repay you as soon as my husband got a enough work. Several weeks later, I received a reply to apply to a Welfare Association so I might receive the aid I needed. Do you remember? Please…show more content…
R. A. 1. From the first 3 paragraphs of the speech, why did FDR feel the government needed to fix the banks? 2. From the last 3 paragraphs of the speech, what does FDR credit the National Recovery Act (NRA) with accomplishing? Document 4 Source: New Deal Remedies http://www.shmoop.com/fdr-new-deal/political-cartoons-activity.html 1. What do each of the bottles on the table represent? 2. Why does FDR need to convince Congress that the plan will work? Document 5 Source: Poster from FDR library http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/museum/spexhibitduty.html 1. What program is the poster advertising? 2. Who is the programmed designed for and how is it funded? Document 6 Source: Political Cartoon http://0.tqn.com/d/politicalhumor/1/0/U/c/2/fdr-obama-jsh022509dAPC.jpg 1. What comparison is being made by the image? 2. What point is the author trying to
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