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Topic: Opposition to the New Deal 

United States History

 Standard 24.  Understands how the New Deal addressed the Great Depression, transformed American federalism, and initiated the welfare state
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 5.Understands various challenges to the New Deal (e.g., arguments of leading opponents, the roots of opposition to Roosevelt's policies, the ideas of the Townsend Plan and the "Share the Wealth" program of Dr. Francis Townsend and Senator Huey Long)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands arguments of leading opponents to the New Deal
     2.Understands the roots of opposition to Roosevelt’s policies
     3.Understands the ideas of the Townsend Plan of Dr. Francis Townsend
     4.Understands the ideas of the "Share the Wealth" program of Senator Huey Long
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 4.Understands influences on the New Deal (e.g., Supreme Court cases related to the New Deal and Roosevelt’s response to the rulings; the class basis for support and opposition to the New Deal in the Northeast, South, Midwest, and Far West)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands Supreme Court cases related to the New Deal
     2.Understands Roosevelt’s response to rulings by the Supreme Court related to the New Deal
     3.Understands the class basis for support to the New Deal in the Northeast
     4.Understands the class basis for support to the New Deal in the South
     5.Understands the class basis for support to the New Deal in the Midwest
     6.Understands the class basis for support to the New Deal in the Far West
     7.Understands the class basis for opposition to the New Deal in the Northeast
     8.Understands the class basis for opposition to the New Deal in the South
     9.Understands the class basis for opposition to the New Deal in the Midwest
     10.Understands the class basis for opposition to the New Deal in the Far West