Social Security: MA
US History (Grade 10 or 11):
Explain how the Great Depression and the New Deal affected American society.
- The Age of Reform: Progressivism and the New Deal, 1900-1940
- Analyze the important policies, institutions, and personalities of the New Deal era.
- the Social Security Act
- the increased importance of the federal government in establishing economic and social policies
- the emergence of a žNew Deal coalitionÓ consisting of African Americans, blue-collar workers, poor farmers, Jews, and Catholics