Perform this activity after completing the How Do We Progress? Economic Unit to assess student understanding of big ideas and historical themes
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SOC.11.US.11.2.5: History-Social Science
Discuss corporate mergers that produced trusts and cartels and the economic and political policies of industrial leaders.
SOC.11.US.11.6.2: History-Social Science
Understand the explanations of the principal causes of the Great Depression and the steps taken by the Federal Reserve, Congress, and Presidents Herbert Hoover and Franklin Delano Roosevelt to combat the economic crisis.
SOC.11.US.11.6.4: History-Social Science
Analyze the effects of and the controversies arising from New Deal economic policies and the expanded role of the federal government in society and the economy since the 1930s (e.g., Works Progress Administration, Social Security, National Labor Relations Board, farm programs, regional development policies, and energy development projects such as the Tennessee Valley Authority, California Central Valley Project, and Bonneville Dam).
SOC.11.US.11.11.6: History-Social Science
Analyze the persistence of poverty and how different analyses of this issue influence welfare reform, health insurance reform, and other social policies.