The Great Depression And The New Deal By Diane Hart And Bert Bower

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Register to read the introduction… Hart has written several history and geography textbooks for respected publishers such as TCI and Prentice-Hall Inc. Bower is an experienced educator with a PhD in Curriculum and Teacher Education from Stanford University. He not only helps write textbooks but is the founder and CEO of the Teachers’ Curriculum Institute. They wrote this particular textbook in 2008 for the History Alive! series of textbooks by TCI. This chapter is in the unit “The Great Depression and the New Deal”. It is written to explain how the expansion of the government during the New Deal affected the nation. It covers the first New Deal, protests and political challenges because of it, the second New Deal, social and political impacts of it, and the legacy of the New Deal. The origin of this source could be considered both a value and a limitation. It is written by respected authors and published by a well-known curriculum publisher, which is a definite value. However, it was written quite recently, so the authors’ facts may not be entirely accurate. They weren’t around to experience the impact of the New Deal themselves, so they can’t really know what it was like. The time written also gives the source some value, because it was written after the effects of the New Deal were completely over, so the authors were able to see the bigger picture of how it really impacted the US. Another value of this source is its purpose. It doesn’t appear to be too …show more content…
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