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FDR's New Deal

FDR's New Deal

Discussion & Essay Questions

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  1. Big Picture
    • What are the responsibilities of government during economic crises?
      • Direct assistance?
      • A job?
    • Is there a danger that assistance will lead to dependence?
    • How much debt should the government take on in order to provide assistance and create jobs?
    • To what extent should the economy be allowed to heal itself?


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