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

    Created September 10, 2010
  • Launchpad: Eleanor Roosevelt

    Created August 30, 2010
  • Launchpad: African-Americans & the CCC

    Created August 30, 2010
  • Launchpad: FDR and the Lend-Lease Act

    Created August 30, 2010
  • Launchpad: FDR's Fireside Chats

    Created August 30, 2010
  • Launchpad: Women Aviators in WWII

    Created August 30, 2010
  • Launchpad: The Social Security Act

    Created August 30, 2010
  • Launchpad: Esperanza Rising

    Created August 26, 2010

    Launchpad: FDR & the Lend-Lease Act

    FDR and the Lend-Lease Act

    Activity 1 | Activity 2

     

    Activity One: Expansion of Executive Power

    Read the following letter, written by Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg 10 months before Congress began deliberations on the Lend-Lease legislation. Make a note of each noting each fear or objection Vandenburg raised to the prospect of America joining the war against Germany. Categorize each objection as either relating to money or to loss of freedom.