Congress enacted the National Industrial Recovery Act “to foster fair competition, and to provide for the construction of certain useful public works.” The act was later invalidated by the Supreme Court in the case of Schechter Poultry Corporation v. the United States in May 1935.
In Schechter Poultry Corporation v. the United States, the Supreme Court ruled the National Recovery Administration unconstitutional and held that the government could not determine national codes, wages, or hours in local plants.
How effective was President Franklin Roosevelt in communicating with the American public during this time of crisis?
Understand the importance of thinking critically about historical events.
Be able to analyze primary source documents through all levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy.
Understand FDR’s intentions and plans that he outlined in 1933 to pull our nation out of the Great Depression.
Be able to compare two or more types of documents to see their potential...