Student Resources

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History & Social Studies

Launchpad: The Social Security Act

Students will use primary source documents to learn about the debate over the Social Security Act that took place from 1935-1937. This launchpad will introduce students to key arguments supporting and opposing the establishment of Social Security.

History & Social Studies

Launchpad: The Social Security Act: Activity One, Group A

Debating the Social Security Act

History & Social Studies

Launchpad: The Social Security Act: Activity One, Group B

Group B: Debating the Social Security Act

History & Social Studies

Launchpad: The Social Security Act: Activity One, Group C

Group C: Debating the Social Security Act

History & Social Studies

Launchpad: The Social Security Act: Activity One, Group D

Group D: Debating the Social Security Act

History & Social Studies

Launchpad: The Social Security Act: Activity Three

Debating the Social Security Act on the Radio