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Goal 9 Show 5

  1. 1. “Only Thing To Fear” -1932 Inauguration Speech “The Only Thing We Have to Fear is fear itself.” by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Public Relations—to inform the public about political events. Fireside Chats—weekly radio talks about public concerns.
  2. 2. “Only Thing To Fear” -1932 Inauguration Speech “The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself” -Public Relations -Fireside Chats
  3. 3. A Call to Action Progressive Programs: To make changes for improving the economy. Experiment with solutions: New suggestions . Group Effort: 1. Eleanor Roosevelt: concerned with child welfare, housing reform, equal rights for women and minorities. 2. Brain Trust-A selected group of layers, professors and journalists to help alleviate the Great Depression. First 100 Days: (New Deal Programs) 1. Extended the powers of the federal government in the nation’s economy.
  4. 4. A Call to Action -Progressive programs Experiment with solutions -Group Effort Eleanor Roosevelt Brain Trust -1st 100 Days
  5. 5. First New Deal Bank Holiday—closed all banks to prevent withdrawals. Emergency Banking Act of 1933—to inspect banks and those found sound could reopen only. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.—to insure a person’s deposit within a bank up to $5,000. Securities and Exchange Commission (Federal Securities Act)—to regulate the stock market and to prevent people from rigging the stock market for their own personal profit. All were designed for recovery and relief. 21st Amendment—prohibition is over. Deficit Spending—spending more money than the government receives in revenue. Pump Primping—placing more money into the economy to create jobs. (caused inflation)
  6. 6. Alphabet Soup -Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Securities and Exchange Commission. Public Works Administration—to create jobs in constructing schools and other community buildings. Civil Works Administration—paid the salaries of teachers and built roads.
  7. 7. Alphabet Soup -FDIC Federal Depositors Insurance Corporation -SEC Securities and Exchange Commission -PWA Public Works Administration -CWA Civil Works Administration
  8. 8. Alphabet Soup -FDIC Federal Depositors Insurance Corporation -SEC Securities and Exchange Commission -PWA Public Works Administration -CWA Civil Works Administration
  9. 9. Alphabet Soup Tennessee Valley Authority—to provide flood control, hydroelectric power to Tennessee, Alabama and North Carolina. Civilian Conservation Corp—Young men between 18 to 25 to work building roads, developing parks and planting trees. Agricultural Adjustment Act—to raise crop prices by lowering production; to leave certain amount of land unseeded. National Recovery Administration—To ensure fair competition and established standards for working hours and to ban child labor.
  10. 10. Alphabet Soup -TVA Tennessee Valley Authority -CCC Civilian Conservation Corp -AAA Agricultural Adjustment Act -NRA National Recovery Administration
  11. 11. Alphabet Soup -TVA Tennessee Valley Authority -CCC Civilian Conservation Corp -AAA Agricultural Adjustment Act -NRA National Recovery Administration
  12. 12. Alphabet Soup -TVA Tennessee Valley Authority -CCC Civilian Conservation Corp -AAA Agricultural Adjustment Act -NRA National Recovery Administration
  13. 13. Alphabet Soup -TVA Tennessee Valley Authority -CCC Civilian Conservation Corp -AAA Agricultural Adjustment Act -NRA National Recovery Administration
  14. 14. Alphabet Soup -TVA Tennessee Valley Authority -CCC Civilian Conservation Corp -AAA Agricultural Adjustment Act -NRA National Recovery Administration
  15. 15. Dust Bowl Dust Bowl—great drought had hit the Great Plains or Great American Desert. 1. Mid 1930s—wind storms started taking away topsoil. 2. Farms were destroyed. 3. Many people migrated to the West (California) 4. They became migrant farm workers known as “Okies” “Grapes of Wrath” famous book on the Dust Bowl by John Steinbeck.
  16. 16. Dust Bowl -great drought had hit the lower plains -mid 1930’s wind storms started -farms destroyed -many people migrate to the west migrant farm workers “Okies” -”Grapes of Wrath” John Steinbeck
  17. 17. The Economy by 1935 -By 1935—The economy had not recovered. There is enough relief to keep people from starving. Some people started to demand more action. People wanted help for farmers and workers.
  18. 18. New Deal Critics Father Coughlin—advocated heavy taxes on the rich to provide income for all people, a guaranteed annual income and nationalization of banks. Huey Long—famous quote “Every Man A King.” He was the governor of Louisiana. He believed in a level income, homes and a college education for all. His program was called “Share Our Wealth”. He was assassinated by a gunmen because of his political beliefs. Francis Townsend—He proposed income for the elderly. He advocated a monthly pension plan to provide benefits for the elderly.
  19. 19. New Deal Critics -Father Coughlin heavy taxes on the rich to provide income for all -Huey Long “Every man a King” level income, home and college for all -Francis Townsend proposed income for elderly

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