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AP       The New Deal   Democratic candidateFranklin D. Roosevelt easily  defeated Hoover in the   election of 1932. FDR  ...
Repeal of the 18th Amendment
A shift in African Americans towardthe Democratic Party-The Roosevelt               Coalition
“First of all, let  me assert my firm belief thatthe only thing we  have to fear is    fear itself”
• http://video.pbs.org/video/2155196119
Eleanor Roosevelt-conscience of the   New Deal and Champion of the           dispossessed
The New Deal• The New Deal was not based on a clear strategy  shaped by a single philosophy. He was not an  intellectual—h...
First Hundred Days• He pushed through Congress  legislation( unprecedented  support) in his first hundred days  that would...
Fire-side Chats• Within the first week of being in office he called  for a Bank Holiday—closed all banks. Emergency  Banki...
• http://youtu.be/z9CBpbuV3ok
The New Deal can be classified into 3            categories:• Relief—short term action to help people right  immediately• ...
Relief• Works Progress Administration (WPA)—paid  men to build highways, public  building, parks, bridges and airports.  A...
Civil Conservation Corps (CCC)—paid   young men to plant trees, build         roads, clear forests.
Recovery• National Recovery Act (NRA) –asked  businesses to set prices, production limits and  wages—very complex-needed “...
• Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)-passed to  help farmers, raised prices, the government  bought surplus crops—taxed pro...
Reform• Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)-  insured bank deposits—restored confidence-  Glass Steagall Banking ...
• Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)-  created to oversee the stock market and  prevent another collapse
• Social Security Act—provided workers  unemployment insurance, old age  pensions, and death benefits. It was the most  im...
A Day for Every Demagogue• FDR got criticism from the  Right/Conservatives— “doing too much—a  social welfare state” and f...
Father Charles Coughlin• supported FDR’s "New Deal“, but within two  years, Coughlins steadfast support turned to  dedicat...
Dr. Francis E. Townsend• Proposed giving $200 per month to older  citizen with the understanding that it had to  be spent ...
Huey “Kingfish” Long• Politician from Louisiana-preached   his “Share the Wealth” program- his way of   solving the issue ...
Election of 1936    20th Amendment-shorten lame•             duck period
Court Packing Plan
John Maynard Keynes• Keynesian—an economic theory that calls for  “planned deficit spending.”• Vast government spending in...
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  1. 1. AP The New Deal Democratic candidateFranklin D. Roosevelt easily defeated Hoover in the election of 1932. FDR promised a “ New Deal”
  2. 2. Repeal of the 18th Amendment
  3. 3. A shift in African Americans towardthe Democratic Party-The Roosevelt Coalition
  4. 4. “First of all, let me assert my firm belief thatthe only thing we have to fear is fear itself”
  5. 5. • http://video.pbs.org/video/2155196119
  6. 6. Eleanor Roosevelt-conscience of the New Deal and Champion of the dispossessed
  7. 7. The New Deal• The New Deal was not based on a clear strategy shaped by a single philosophy. He was not an intellectual—he was just a practical politician. FDR was willing to try a variety of approaches to see what worked.• Acted like a quarterback- some old progressive ideas as well• But the New Deal did change the role of government. It made the government responsible for managing the economy.• This was the beginning of Big Government
  8. 8. First Hundred Days• He pushed through Congress legislation( unprecedented support) in his first hundred days that would try and solve the depression--setting a precedent for all other presidents to follow.
  9. 9. Fire-side Chats• Within the first week of being in office he called for a Bank Holiday—closed all banks. Emergency Banking Relief Act-- ordered the National Treasury Department print millions of dollars to be sent to the banks. He spoke to the American people via the radio and assured them that it was now safe to put their money back into the banks. When the banks opened the day after the speech, deposits far out weighed withdrawals. The banking crisis was over.• http://youtu.be/z9CBpbuV3ok
  10. 10. • http://youtu.be/z9CBpbuV3ok
  11. 11. The New Deal can be classified into 3 categories:• Relief—short term action to help people right immediately• Recovery—measures designed to restore the economy• Reform—measures aimed at remedying or fixing defects• The result was a number of “alphabetical agencies” designed to stimulate the economy.
  12. 12. Relief• Works Progress Administration (WPA)—paid men to build highways, public building, parks, bridges and airports. Also, artist, musicians and actors were hired.• Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)—built dams in the Tennessee Valley to control flooding and provide electric power-radical program-drew criticism
  13. 13. Civil Conservation Corps (CCC)—paid young men to plant trees, build roads, clear forests.
  14. 14. Recovery• National Recovery Act (NRA) –asked businesses to set prices, production limits and wages—very complex-needed “self-sacrifice”
  15. 15. • Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)-passed to help farmers, raised prices, the government bought surplus crops—taxed processors of farm products
  16. 16. Reform• Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)- insured bank deposits—restored confidence- Glass Steagall Banking Act• Off the Gold Standard
  17. 17. • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)- created to oversee the stock market and prevent another collapse
  18. 18. • Social Security Act—provided workers unemployment insurance, old age pensions, and death benefits. It was the most important act of the New Deal.
  19. 19. A Day for Every Demagogue• FDR got criticism from the Right/Conservatives— “doing too much—a social welfare state” and from the Left/Liberals- “not doing enough”
  20. 20. Father Charles Coughlin• supported FDR’s "New Deal“, but within two years, Coughlins steadfast support turned to dedicated disdain--Eventually, he became known as simply "anti-government”, "anti- American“ and anti-semitic.
  21. 21. Dr. Francis E. Townsend• Proposed giving $200 per month to older citizen with the understanding that it had to be spent within 30 days—believed it would stimulate the ecomony.
  22. 22. Huey “Kingfish” Long• Politician from Louisiana-preached his “Share the Wealth” program- his way of solving the issue of poverty and homelessness, by redistributing the nation’s wealth from the wealthiest to all those underneath them--$5000 for every family
  23. 23. Election of 1936 20th Amendment-shorten lame• duck period
  24. 24. Court Packing Plan
  25. 25. John Maynard Keynes• Keynesian—an economic theory that calls for “planned deficit spending.”• Vast government spending in times of recession-then when economy recovers, the government should reduce spending.

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