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Employees youth to work on school grounds if they stay in school

NYA, National Youth Administration.

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the first hundred days of Franklin Roosevelt's term as president which was used as a measuring stick to see what President's can accomplish at the beginning of their administration

Hundred Days

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Makes bombs and bullets for Europe as they gear up for WWII

WPP, War Preparedness Program.

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A group of close advisers to FDR. These were academics, lawyers, economists, and social scientists.

Brain Trust

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Nickname for FDR's New Deal programs

Alphabet soup

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Policies the stock market

SEC, Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Promoted by Francis Townsend who wanted to give 200.00 to those over 60 and they must spend it in 30 days. This program would take 50% of the budget to benefit 8% of the population.

Old Age Revolving Pension Fund

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ruled the AAA unconstitutional; because the processing tax took money from one group to directly benefit another group which goes against Article 1 Section 8 clause 18

Butler vs. US

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disease suffered by FDR which ultimately confined him to a wheel chair

Polio

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provided electricity to the Tennessee Valley by building hydro-electric dams in the area

TVA, Tennessee Valley Authority,

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Republicans who believed it was destroying the American work ethic

Conservative Concerns

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Eliminate competition so businesses will continue to operate

NRA, National Recovery Act.

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protected unions and collective bargaining rights. Protected the right of workers to join a union

Wagner Act

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The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

FDR's inaugural quote

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son was kidnapped and killed

Lindbergh tragedy

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Federal money to the state for direct help to people 

FERA, Federal Emergency Relief Act. (called FEMA today)

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director of the FBI

J. Edgar Hoover

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a tax put on companies who process food so to pay farmers as part of the AAA program

Processing Tax

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March 6 to 10 1932, closed banks in order to prevent withdraws ("runs on banks"), and in turn failures

Banking Holiday

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track star who won 4 gold medals in the 1936 Olympics

Jesse Owens

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Senator Huey Long promoted a take from the rich and give to the poor concept

Share Our Wealth Program

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Schecter was producing sick chickens. NRA said they couldn't do that. Supreme Court ruled the NRA unconstitutional

Schecter Poultry vs. US

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The informal radio conversations Roosevelt had with the people to keep spirits up. It was a means of communicating with the people on how he would take on the depression.

Fireside Chat

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Provided affordable electricity for isolated rural areas

REA, Rural Electric Administration.

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Eliminate competition so businesses will continue to operate

NRA, National Recovery Act.

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Radio Priest and critic of the New Deal. Forced off the radio for making anti-Semitic remarks.

Father Charles Coughlin

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Republicans who believed it was destroying the American work ethic

Conservative Concerns

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 Funded artists, musicians, and bigger construction projects (Old Valley Stadium and old Phenix elementary

WPA,Works Progress Administration.

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Employees youth to work on school grounds if they stay in school

NYA, National Youth Administration.

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reached 25%

unemployment rates

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Nickname for FDR's New Deal programs

Alphabet soup

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Federal money to the state for direct help to people 

FERA, Federal Emergency Relief Act. (called FEMA today)

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focused on the Dust Bowl, Mt. Rushmore, Hoover Dam, Banking crisis and boxing match

Bust Video

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FDR plan to pack the court by adding 1 justice for every justice over the age of 70

Judiciary Reorganization Bill

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provided electricity to the Tennessee Valley by building hydro-electric dams in the area

TVA, Tennessee Valley Authority

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A group of close advisers to FDR. These were academics, lawyers, economists, and social scientists.

Brain Trust

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Provided affordable electricity for isolated rural areas

REA, Rural Electric Administration.

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Funded artists, musicians, and bigger construction projects (Old Valley Stadium and old Phenix elementary

WPA, Works Progress Administration.

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started to help deal with ag surplus

School Lunch Program

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first female cabinet member. Secretary of Labor

Frances Perkins

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Young actress who sang and danced her way into America's heart.

Shirley Temple

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To pay farmers not to farm. goal was to eliminate surplus

AAA, Agriculture Adjustment Act.

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 insures depositor's money in the banks

FDIC,  Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation,

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President during the Great Depression, polio, from a wealthy family

FDR

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started to help deal with ag surplus

School Lunch Program

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ends the Great Depression as we put people back to work making bombs and bullets for the war effort

WWII

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Give jobs and training in conservation to men 18-25

CCC, Civilian Conservation Corp.

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Direct handout to the people

Dole

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Roosevelt's wife and greatest asset. An advocate for minorities.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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Promoted by Francis Townsend who wanted to give 200.00 to those over 60 and they must spend it in 30 days. This program would take 50% of the budget to benefit 8% of the population.

Old Age Revolving Pension Fund

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reached 25%

unemployment rates

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symbol used by the NRA

Blue Eagle

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economic policy where government would pump money into the economy in order to stimulate economic recovery

Pump Priming

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provides retirement disability unemployment and survivor benefits

Social Security Act

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Name given to FDR's economic plan to fight the Great Depression

New Deal

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Insures low interest loans to buy homes

FHA, Federal Housing Act.

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Senator Huey Long promoted a take from the rich and give to the poor concept

Share Our Wealth Program

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focused on the Dust Bowl, Mt. Rushmore, Hoover Dam, Banking crisis and boxing match

Bust Video

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ends the Great Depression as we put people back to work making bombs and bullets for the war effort

WWII

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provides retirement disability unemployment and survivor benefits

Social Security Act

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When the government spends more money than it has

Deficit Spending

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Makes bombs and bullets for Europe as they gear up for WWII

WPP, War Preparedness Program.

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Name given to FDR's economic plan to fight the Great Depression

New Deal