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Topic: Leadership of Franklin D. Roosevelt 

United States History

 Standard 24.  Understands how the New Deal addressed the Great Depression, transformed American federalism, and initiated the welfare state
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the background and leadership styles of depression-era presidents (e.g., Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the background of depression-era presidents
     2.Understands the leadership styles of depression-era presidents
     3.Understands the background of Herbert Hoover
     4.Understands the background of Franklin D. Roosevelt
     5.Understands the leadership style of Herbert Hoover
     6.Understands the leadership style of Franklin D. Roosevelt
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands renewed efforts to protect the environment during the Great Depression and their success in places such as the Dust Bowl and the Tennessee Valley
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands renewed efforts to protect the environment during the Great Depression
     2.Understands the success of renewed efforts to protect the environment in the Dust Bowl
     3.Understands the success of renewed efforts to protect the environment in the Tennessee Valley
   Benchmark 2.Understands the link between Progressivism and the early New Deal
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands Progressivism in the 1930s
     2.Understands the influences on the early New Deal
   Benchmark 3.Understands the factors contributing to the forging of the Roosevelt coalition in 1936 and its electoral significance in subsequent years
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the factors contributing to the forging of the Roosevelt coalition in 1936
     2.Understands the electoral significance of the Roosevelt coalition in subsequent years
   Benchmark 6.Understands the personal and political reasons for Herbert Hoover's and Franklin D. Roosevelt's responses to the depression
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the personal reasons for Herbert Hoover’s response to the depression
     2.Understands the political reasons for Herbert Hoover’s response to the depression
     3.Understands the personal reasons for Franklin D. Roosevelt’s response to the depression
     4.Understands the political reasons for Franklin D. Roosevelt’s response to the depression
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the first and second New Deals (e.g., the success of the relief, recovery, and reform measures associated with each)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the first New Deal
     2.Understands the second New Deal
     3.Understands the relief success associated with the first New Deal
     4.Understands the relief success associated with the second New Deal
     5.Understands the recovery success associated with the first New Deal
     6.Understands the recovery success associated with the second New Deal
     7.Understands the success of reform measures associated with the first New Deal
     8.Understands the success of reform measures associated with the second New Deal
   Benchmark 2.Understands how the New Deal influenced the civil and political rights of diverse groups (e.g., the involvement of women and minorities in the New Deal and its impact upon them, FDR's commitment to advancing the civil and political rights of African Americans, how African Americans planted the seeds of a civil rights revolution during the 1930s, how the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 affected Native Americans, the role of John Collier in securing a "new deal" for Native Americans)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how the New Deal influenced the civil rights of diverse groups
     2.Understands how the New Deal influenced the political rights of diverse groups
     3.Understands the involvement of women in the New Deal
     4.Understands the involvement of minorities in the New Deal
     5.Understands the impact of the New Deal on women
     6.Understands the impact of the New Deal on minorities
     7.Understands FDR’s commitment to advancing the civil rights of African Americans
     8.Understands FDR’s commitment to advancing the political rights of African Americans
     9.Understands how African Americans planted the seeds of a civil rights revolution during the 1930s
     10.Understands how the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 affected Native Americans
     11.Understands the role of John Collier in securing a "new deal" for Native Americans