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What was different about FDR's cabinet? (first time in history)

all sworn in at once

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VP; 1933-1941

J.N. Garner

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VP; 1941-1945

H. Wallace

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VP; 1/1945 - 4/1945Really strict about spending money

H. Truman

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Secretary of State; 1933-1944"Good Neighbor Policy" WWII, Won Nobel Peace Prize 1945, served longer than any other

Cordell Hull

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Secretary of State; 1944-stayed on for Truman

E. Stettinius Jr.

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Secretary of Treasury; 3/1933 - 12/1933

W. Woodin

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Secretary of Treasury; 1934-1945Longtime friend, dealt with revenue during Depression and war bonds

H. Morgenthau

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Secretary of War; 1933-1936

G. Dern

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Secretary of War; 1936-1940Objected to aid to Allies

H. Woodring

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Secretary of War; 1940-1945Supported Lend-Lease, atomic program, stayed on for Truman

H. Stimson

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*Attorney General; 1933-1939Dealt with constitutionality of New Deal, court packing scheme

H. Cummings

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Attorney General; 1939-1940resigned to go on Supreme Court

F. Murphy

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Attorney General; 1940-1943Left for Supreme Court

Robert Jackson

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Attorney General; 1941-1945Internment of Japanese Americans

F. Biddle

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Secretary of Navy; 1933-1939major naval expansion

C. Swanson

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Secretary of Navy; 1/1940 - 6/1940Son of Thomas Edison, Saved WWI vessels from scrap heap to give to England

C. Edison

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Secretary of Navy; 1940-1944Republican VP nominee, In 1936 had massive build up in WWII

F. Knox

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*1st Secretary of Defense

James Forrestal

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Post Master General; 1933-1940Didn't agree with 3rd time and challenged him

J. Farley

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Post Master General; 1940-1945stayed for Truman

F. Walker

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*Secretary of Interior; 1933-1946Republican, directed PWA, brought conservationists in

H. Ickes

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Secretary of Agriculture; 1933-1940Actively assisted farmers, food stamp program, school milk program

H. Wallace

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Secretary of Agriculture; 1940-1945Created War Food Administration in WWII, stayed for Truman

C. Wickard

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Secretary of Commerce; 1933-1938minister to Canada

D. Roper

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*Secretary of Commerce; 1938-1940Had been director of FERA and WPA

H. Hopkin

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Secretary of Commerce; 1940-1945War productions board

J. Jones

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Secretary of Commerce; 1945-1946Had been Secretary of Agriculture and VP

H. Wallace

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*Secretary of Labor; 1933-1945First woman, Social Security Act, Fair Labor Standards Act

F. Perkins