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[Detail] Migrant agricultural worker

Expository Writing

Students can select and research a New Deal activity using the collection and other resources. Have them write a paper analyzing the pros and cons, successes and failures of the activity, making an argument about its effectiveness. Students may also be encouraged to analyze photographs, as they would other evidence, in support of their claims.