Great Depression/ Civil Rights Movement

Write a 1 – 2-page essay in response to BOTH of the following questions.  Be sure to use several specific examples (events, people, laws, writings, etc.) to back up your arguments.
1.  What was the Great Depression?  What was Franklin Roosevelt’s plan to deal with the Depression?  In your view, did this help Americans economically and socially, or hurt them economically and socially?  Explain, using examples from lecture and your readings.
2.  Explain why and how the Civil Rights movement started and how it progressed.  In your answer, discuss three of the following themes:  court cases, sit-ins, marches, boycotts, speeches.