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new deal

new way of governing
policies focused on the three r

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three r's

relief
recovery
reform

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relief

immediate action taken to halt the economies deterioration

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recovery

pump priming
temporary programs to restart the flow of consumer demand

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reform

permanent programs to avoid another depression and insure citizens against economic disaster

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glass steak all act

established Federal deposit insurance corporation
regulated banks

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federal securities act

created securities and exchange commission
regulated stock market
made inside trading illegal

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agricultural adjustment act

raised crop prices by paying farmers not to plant or destroy crops already planted or harvested

limited production

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civilian conservation corps

put young men 18-25 to work
developed parks, planted trees, helped with soil erosion and flood control
jobs program
shows concern for government.
3 million men

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national industrial recovery act

provided money to states to build schools and community buildings
fair practice for industry

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works progress administration

put people to work as quickly as possible
built roads building and infrastructure
wrote music paint

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deficit spending

spending more money than the governing take on in one year

heavy borrowing

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Huey long

socialist
opposed new deal
didn't go far enough to reform economy
share the wealth

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national youth administration

helped students with employment
jobs education
counseling
recreation

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Dorothea Lange

paid by FSA (farmers security administration)
took pictures or rural farmers
shot most famous picture

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Wagner act

supports unions and collective bargaining
40 hour work week
protected. rights of labor unions to organize

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parity

price intended to keep farmers incomes steady by adjusting agricultural prices

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social security act

three part act
old age pensions
unemployment insurance
aid to families with dependent kids

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Francis Perkins

first female cabinet member
secretary of labor

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mary Bethune

head of negros affairs in Roosevelt administration
ensured African Americans were hired under new deal programs

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new deal coalition

alignment of diverse groups supporting Democratic Party

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court packing

President Roosevelt suggested that he be able to a point one new justice for every justice over the age of 72. Upsets many people

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war of the worlds

Radio broadcast by Orson Welles about Martians attacking and destroying the earth. Upset many people

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Grant Woods

Paynes American Gothic that real life in America

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Tennessee Valley Authority

created dams for hydroelectricity and flood control along the Tennessee River. Was a jobs program as well

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FDIC
federal deposit insurance corporation

guarantee bank deposits to ensure Americans that their savings were safe. Stopped the run on banks

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father Coughlin

Roman Catholic priest who turned against the new deal because it didn't go far enough to change the economy

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Perkins

secretary of labor who chaired committee for the Social Security act

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congress of industrial organizations

Labor organization expelled from AFL

American federation of labor

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Eleanor Roosevelt

Roosevelts cheif advisor and human right speaker

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goal of second new deal was to help these people

farmers

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grapes of wrath

written by Steinbeck
Life during the depression

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wright

native son author
helped by federal writers project

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New deal loans helped prevent foreclosure is on these

homes

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SEC

securities and exchange commission

Monitor stock market

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Franklin Roosevelt

two term governor of New York
new deal president during the Great Depression