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Through this Launchpad, study Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and study her treatment of social class in the early 19th century as well as learn about the status of women in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
This launchpad asks students to explore the various roles that Eleanor Roosevelt took on, among them: First Lady, political activist for civil rights, newspaper columnist and author, and representative to the United Nations. Students will read and analyze materials written by and about Eleanor Roosevelt to understand the changing roles of women in politics. They will look at Eleanor Roosevelt's role during and after the New Deal as well as examine the lives and works of influential women who were part of her political network. They will also examine the contributions of women in Roosevelt's network who played critical roles in shaping and administering New Deal policies.
This launchpad focuses on the expansion of executive power involved in the Lend-Lease program.
In this launchpad, students listen to a portion of FDR's first fireside chat and then work together to determine the main points FDR is making.