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Theme 2: Taxes in U.S. HistoryLesson 5: The Wealth Tax of 1935 and the Victory Tax of 1942


Activity 2: Taxes and the New Deal

Portrait of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Credit National ArchivesAs an answer to a country in crisis, President Franklin D. Roosevelt developed a series of programs known as the New Deal. Take a virtual field trip to the Library of Congress to learn more about FDR's New Deal programs.

Begin your trip by visiting Library of Congress. When you return, answer the question below. Type your answer in the space provided. To assess your answers, click the Check My Answers button at the bottom of the page.

Explain the significance of the New Deal project that most interested you on your virtual field trip.


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