Tuesday, April 29, 2008
http://newdeal.feri.org/court/toons.htm (political cartoons demonstrating different views on the topic.)
http://www.hpol.org/fdr/chat/ FDR's Fireside Chat on his Supreme Court Reorganization Plan
Agricultural Readjustment- US v. Butler
Minimum Wage - West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish
Interstate and Foreign Trade - Panama Refining Co. v. Ryan
Congressional Authority over commerce - Carter v. Carter Coal Company
Congressional Power to influence state laws - Steward Machine Co. v. Davis
The following links will be helpful in your efforts to summarize landmark cases that occurred under FDR's administration:
Thursday, April 17, 2008
Create flash cards on topics you feel you need to review; we will have a practice test (that will be graded and count) on these topics in our review session after break.
Monday, April 7, 2008
Read the following sources and respond to the essential questions posted below.
A) a brief review of the political, economic and social developments of the 1920’s published by the US State Department:
B) a summary of the reasons why the Stock Market crashed in 1929 from PBS online:
C) pages 194-205 in The Story of American Freedom
Consider these sources and all you learned from the text and discussions this week on the 1920s. Was the stock market crash inevitable? In your opinion, did the
Your response should be at least 200 words and include comments on at least one other post. Due Friday 4/11 before class.