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CLIP 11164

The New Deal

The New Deal
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Key Info
  • The New Deal
  • Duration: 03:19
  • Myron Buxton considers his work at the Work Projects Administration (WPA) which provided work to the unemployed, helped build roads, bridges and schools. There is also a discussion of the New Deal for all American citizens.
  • Credits: National Archives, Washington
  • Subject:

    History

       Topic:

    USA: 1917-1941

  • Keywords: unemployment, provide, depression, hope, concerned.
Ideas for use in class
  • Debate: class to gain further information about the New Deal and in groups decide if they are for or against the New Deal and why.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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