Standard HS-USHG7.1.3

Standard Type
Michigan Social Studies Standards

The New Deal Era – explain and evaluate President Franklin Roosevelt’s policies and tactics during the New Deal era, including:

  • the changing role of the federal government’s responsibilities to protect the environment, meet challenges of unemployment, and to address the needs of workers, farmers, Indigenous Peoples, the poor, and the elderly.
  • opposition to the New Deal and the impact of the Supreme Court in striking down and then accepting New Deal laws.
  • the impact of the Supreme Court on evaluating the constitutionality of various New Deal policies.
  • consequences of New Deal policies.