During Roosevelt’s first term, his first 100 days was marked by a flurry of legislative and executive activity.  How would you rate Roosevelt’s first 100 days?  Is the standard set by his first 100 days too high for subsequent presidents to measure up to, or were the unique challenges facing the country at the time made it extraordinary? Explain your answer.

How did the legacy of the New Deal and its effectiveness alter the nation’s social and political landscape? Defend your position.