Study Guide for Social and Domestic Policy

Expanding Government and the New Deal

This lesson focused on the Great Depression and the New Deal. Be sure to focus on the importance of these two concepts. Below you will see the vocabulary from the lesson and the Crash Course video on the Great Depression. When you revisit the lesson, you will be able to view the Crash Course video on the New Deal.

Entitlements and the "Safety Net"

This lesson focused on entitlement programs in the United States. Be sure to focus on the idea of these programs and where they came from. Below you will see the debate from Fox News and the vocabulary from the lesson. Review the lesson for more specifics.

Social Programs Explained

This lesson focused on a more in depth look at some major social programs. There were 5 programs that were discussed. Be sure to know the details of each one. Below you will find the vocabulary from the lesson. Review the lesson and explore the tabs that explained each program.

The Government and the Economy

This lesson focused on government intervention in the economy. Various examples were given, and it is up to you to decide if you think this was good or bad. Below you will see the vocabulary. Review the lesson and explore the tabs about the economic theories that make up the economy in the United States.

Farming and Rural Needs

This lesson focused on federal farm subsidies and the debate that follows them. Be sure to focus on the main ideas of this concept. Below you will see the vocabulary and my presentation. Review the lesson to see the investigative report.