Archive for January 2012

Analysis of the the policies of the first New Deal

January 30, 2012

What did the policies of the New Deal achieve? Look at the table below and complete the right hand side. Print it out and stick it into your book.

Analysis of the first New Deal Policies


Roosevelt, the New Deal and Farmers

January 30, 2012

Just as the farmers of America had not shared in the prosperity of the Boom of the 1920s, they had been particularly hard hit by the impact of the Depression. Roosevelt introduced special policies under the New Deal which aimed to help their situation. This PowerPoint presentation looks at the problems they faced and how Roosevelt halped them.

Roosevelt and the FarmersDepression era farmers

New Deal Policies

January 30, 2012

This set of PowerPoint slides covers the early policies of the New Deal ~ the so-called ‘Alphabet Agencies’.


New Deal policies


Henry and what Protestantism could do for him

January 18, 2012

Henry VIII was not a Protestant. He wanted England to be a Catholic country but with him at the top rather than the Pope. For him the Reformation was not so much about religion as it was about politics and money. However many of the people around him at Court saw the Reformation in religious terms and attempted to move England far further towards Protestantism than Henry wanted. Look at the slides and see what you think.

Henry and Protestantism

Want more Henry VIII (and let’s face it, who wouldn’t?) then why not watch this brief video clip?

Early Protestantism and its difference in comparison to Catholicism

January 18, 2012

Ready for some A Level stuff? Happy to get that feeling that your brain is draining out of your ears because you are thinking so hard? Good. Time to look at the differences between Catholic and Protestant theology and practices.

Protestant belief

Henry VIII and the problem of the divorce

January 18, 2012

This PowerPoint looks at why Henry needed a divorce and how this led him to consider Protestantism as an alternative to CatholicismHenry needed a divorce


Republicans, Farmers and Depression

January 16, 2012

Between 1919 and the election of Roosevelt American had a sequence of Republican Presidents who tried (or not) to cope with the early stages of the Great Depression. The brief PowerPoint listed below outlines what they believed.

The Attitude of the Republican Presidents 1917 ~

One group of Americans which did not share in the economic prosperity of the early 1920s were framers. This PowerPoint looks at why.

Why didn’t American Farmers share in the prosperityof the 1920s?