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assistant secretary of the Navy under Wilson, and eventually became president

FDR

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what disease did FDR contract?

Polio

3

FDR's policies for ending the great depression became known as

the new deal

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the act of closing remaining banks before bank runs could run them out of business

bank holidays

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FDR's first group was inspired by Teddy Roosevelt's ___

"New Nationalism"

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a third group supported Wilson's ___

"New Freedom" policy

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required federal examiners to survey the nation's banks and issue treasury department licenses to those who were financially sound

Emergency Banking Relief Act

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FDR's talks

fireside chats

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required companies that sold stocks to provide truthful inforation to investors

Securities Act of 1933

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separated commercial banking from investment banking

Glass-Steagall banking Act

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handle everyday transactions and could no longer risk depositors' money through speculation

commercial banks

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provides government insurance for bank deposits

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

13

bought the mortgages of homeowners who were behind in their payments

Homeowner's Loan Corporation

14

helped farmers refinance their mortgages

Farm Credit Administration

15

paid farmers not to raise certain livestock

Agricultural Adjustment Act

16

built dams to control floods, etc.

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

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suspended antitrust laws; was later deemed unconstitutional

National Recovery Act (NRA)

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offered unemployed young men between 18-25 opportunities to work

Civilian COnservation Corps (CCC)

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these men earned $30 a month, $25 of which was sent to their families

CCC again

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gave money to state and local agencies

FERA

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head of FERA

Harry Hopkins

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built highways, etc. and wouldnt let people discriminate against African Americans

Public Works Administration (PWA )

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built or improved thousands of airports, etc.

Civil Works Administration (CWA)

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governor of Louisiana who championed the poor

Huey Long

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government practice of spending borrowed money

Deficit Spending

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gave loans to tenants to purchase farms

Farm Security Administration

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abolished child labor

Fair Labor Standards Act

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government works out conflicts among competing groups

broker state

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safeguards x relief programs, that protect people against econ. disaster

safety nets

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critics argued that the the new deal made the ____ too powerful

government

31

democrats feared the ___ would become a third part

National Union for Social Justice

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proposed that the fed. gove. pay citizens $200 a month

Francis Townsend

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largest public works program of the great. dep.

Works Progress Administration

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most controversial

federal number 1

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unionize and bargain collectively

wagner act

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neautral partty hears both sides

binding arbitration