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The Great Depression, FranklinD. Roosevelt, and His NewDeal                     Created by: Emily Thorpe
Those Who Play Must Pay – The1920s Come to an Abrupt Halt Stock market crash of 1929 did  NOT cause the Great Depression...
Herbert Hoover’s Response                   Voluntary Measures                     National Credit                      ...
1932 Presidential Election Candidates    Herbert Hoover - (R)    Franklin D. Roosevelt     (FDR) - (D) Roosevelt’s Pla...
1932 Election Results
Restoration of ConfidenceBegins
National Banking Crisis Between 1930 & 1932 there was  widespread bank failure FDR called Congress back into session on ...
It’s Time For a New Deal –Purposes of This Plan             Relief:                  Recovery: Create jobs for the       ...
First New Deal (1933-1934) “The first hundred days” –  March 9th to June 16th,  1933 All efforts went towards  aiding bi...
Civilian Conservation Corps(CCC)                 Provided jobs to “city                  boys”                 Would be ...
Civil Works Administration (CWA) Provided jobs for the  unemployed to  encourage moral Developed from the  Federal Emerg...
Reform for Financial Matters Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)   Oversee stock and bond markets Federal Deposit ...
Tennessee Valley Authority(TVA)                 Aided one of the most                  devastated areas of country       ...
Agricultural Adjustment Act(AAA) Confronted the problem  of overproduction Created the Agricultural  Adjustment  Adminis...
National Industrial Recovery Act(NIRA)                  Created the Public Works                   Administration (PWA) &...
Second New Deal (1935-1936) Although First New Deal  was successful, many  were still unemployed FDR Presented list of  ...
Works Progress Administration(WPA)                  Able to employ 25% of                   country’s workforce          ...
Social Security Act of 1935 Created a national pension fund, unemployment  insurance program, & public assistance program...
Wagner Act of 1935                Prohibited employers                 from engaging in a                 variety of unfa...
FDR’s Second Term (1937-1940) “Court packing” Rise of Nazis in Germany Loss of New Deal  momentum Fair Labor Standards...
Why It All Matters Physical rehabilitation to the nation Provided help to suffering citizens Revitalization of Politics...
Works Cited Information: online-history.org/us2-docs/FDR-New-Deal.ppt Information: users.ipfw.edu/gatesb/H106h.PPT Info...
Works Cited Continued FDR Inaugural Picture - http://voiceseducation.org/content/first-inaugural-address-  franklin-d-roo...
Works Cited Continued Famers Picture - http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6696 NRA Picture - http://shopfloor.org/tag/wwii...
Works Cited Continued Social Security Picture - http://biggovernment.com/tag/social-security/ NLRB Picture - http://www....
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  1. 1. The Great Depression, FranklinD. Roosevelt, and His NewDeal Created by: Emily Thorpe
  2. 2. Those Who Play Must Pay – The1920s Come to an Abrupt Halt Stock market crash of 1929 did NOT cause the Great Depression Other Factors Involved  Industrial and agricultural overproduction  Unequal distribution of wealth in America  Over-extension of credit & high individual debt  Poor international economy due to World War I  Weak American banks
  3. 3. Herbert Hoover’s Response  Voluntary Measures  National Credit Association  Organization for Unemployment Relief  Limited Government Intervention  Thought businesses should be self- regulating  Called the “Do Nothing” President
  4. 4. 1932 Presidential Election Candidates  Herbert Hoover - (R)  Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) - (D) Roosevelt’s Platform  More active government  New ideas to get out of Depression
  5. 5. 1932 Election Results
  6. 6. Restoration of ConfidenceBegins
  7. 7. National Banking Crisis Between 1930 & 1932 there was widespread bank failure FDR called Congress back into session on March 6th, 1933 & enacted an emergency bank proposal By the end of March, citizens put their trust back into the bank system
  8. 8. It’s Time For a New Deal –Purposes of This Plan Relief: Recovery: Create jobs for the  Provide the economy with unemployed the tools to succeed again Protect farmers from foreclosure Reform: Overall Goal: Government regulation of banks Save Capitalism Abolish child labor Conserve farm lands
  9. 9. First New Deal (1933-1934) “The first hundred days” – March 9th to June 16th, 1933 All efforts went towards aiding big business, agriculture, & unemployed “Alphabet Soup”
  10. 10. Civilian Conservation Corps(CCC)  Provided jobs to “city boys”  Would be paid $30 monthly to do work in environment  Successful tool at this time
  11. 11. Civil Works Administration (CWA) Provided jobs for the unemployed to encourage moral Developed from the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA)  Provided a budget to aid states in helping the unemployed
  12. 12. Reform for Financial Matters Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)  Oversee stock and bond markets Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)  Insure bank deposits that reach up to $5,000
  13. 13. Tennessee Valley Authority(TVA)  Aided one of the most devastated areas of country  Dams & hydroelectric plants built  Provided jobs & electricity
  14. 14. Agricultural Adjustment Act(AAA) Confronted the problem of overproduction Created the Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA) Goal to raise farm prices by encouraging farmers to produce less
  15. 15. National Industrial Recovery Act(NIRA)  Created the Public Works Administration (PWA) & the National Recovery Administration (NRA)  NRA  Created a partnership between businesses, labor, & the government  Labor Reforms
  16. 16. Second New Deal (1935-1936) Although First New Deal was successful, many were still unemployed FDR Presented list of reforms to Congress in Spring 1935  Requested & received $4.8 billion in relief
  17. 17. Works Progress Administration(WPA)  Able to employ 25% of country’s workforce  Low paying & temporary jobs to avoid competition with private enterprises  Types of Jobs  Repaired infrastructure  Ex: roads, bridges  Built schools
  18. 18. Social Security Act of 1935 Created a national pension fund, unemployment insurance program, & public assistance programs Pension would be financed by a payroll tax starting in 1937 Flaws to this law
  19. 19. Wagner Act of 1935  Prohibited employers from engaging in a variety of unfair labor practices  Created the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
  20. 20. FDR’s Second Term (1937-1940) “Court packing” Rise of Nazis in Germany Loss of New Deal momentum Fair Labor Standards Act  Abolished child labor  Gave minimum hourly wage (40 cents)  Gave maximum work week (40 hours)
  21. 21. Why It All Matters Physical rehabilitation to the nation Provided help to suffering citizens Revitalization of Politics Extension of the definition of democracy Strengthened the executive branch’s power Did not end the Great Depression
  22. 22. Works Cited Information: online-history.org/us2-docs/FDR-New-Deal.ppt Information: users.ipfw.edu/gatesb/H106h.PPT Information: American Passages – A History of the United States by Edward Ayers, David Oshinsky, Lewis Gould, & Jean Soderlund FDR Picture - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_D._Roosevelt Soup Kitchen Picture - http://blsciblogs.baruch.cuny.edu/his1005spring2011/tag/great-depression/ FDR Inaugural Address Audio - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lm3Bntsp2ck Political Cartoon - http://willrabbe.com/microblog/2011/2/10/fdr-hoover- inauguration-1933.html Electoral Map - http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fil:1932_Electoral_Map.png
  23. 23. Works Cited Continued FDR Inaugural Picture - http://voiceseducation.org/content/first-inaugural-address- franklin-d-roosevelt Alphabet Soup Cartoon - http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/money_13.html CCC Badge - http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/ccc/cccscope.html CCC Picture - http://siliconcowboy.wordpress.com/2010/04/10/fdrs-civilian- conservation-corps-was-created-on-april-10-1933/ Civil Works Picture - http://content.lib.washington.edu/civilworksweb/index.html TVA Graphic - http://newdeal.feri.org/tva/index.htm TVA Map - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tennessee_Valley_Authority
  24. 24. Works Cited Continued Famers Picture - http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6696 NRA Picture - http://shopfloor.org/tag/wwii FDR New Deal Pin - http://thehayride.com/2012/01/people-like-jesse-jackson-will- never-understand-the-damage-fdrs-new-deal-inflicted-on-our-nation/ WPA Picture - http://www.americana-music-and-memories.com/works-progress- administration.html FDR Wheelchair Picture - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Featured_picture_candidates/FDR_in_whe el_chair FDR and Press Picture - http://history.howstuffworks.com/world-war-ii/start-world- war-27.htm
  25. 25. Works Cited Continued Social Security Picture - http://biggovernment.com/tag/social-security/ NLRB Picture - http://www.sjsapush.com/ch25.php “Why Can’t You Give My Dad A Job?” - http://www.profi- forex.us/news/entry4000000221.html

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