New deal solving the problems of the great depression

New deal solving the problems of the great depression

Objective 5.1- The Great Crash

JPK sold out all his stocks just months b4 the stock market collapsed on !!!!!!! FDR took dollar off gold standard i. The TVA sold electricity to residents of the region at rates that were well below those previously charged by a private power company.

Government experimented with ways to manipulate value of dollar ii. Securities and Exchange Commission SEC 3. Alf Landon- Republican nominee for president. There were other “alphabet soup” government projects also. New Jobs- Through the creation of agencies to provide jobs to the public, the prevalent joblessness of the Great Depression was reduced. Civil rights leaders could get little support from President Roosevelt, who feared the loss of white southern Democratic votes.

This meant that at age 65 these workers could retire and receive monthly payments from the government. Established National Labor Relations Board NLRB ii. Roosevelt’s huge reform program.

The Cultural Dimension This document from the Institute for Cultural Democracy examines FDR’s New Deal programs that helped foster creativity and the arts. Emergency Banking Act i. The New Deal lost momentum in the late s for both economic and political reasons. As a leader, his skills were unparalleled. The End of the New Deal? PWA – Public Works Administration i. Created camps in national parks and forests to plant trees, build reservoirs, develop parks, and improve irrigation iii.

Federal Housing Administration FHA 4. Meanwhile, the New Deal itself confronted one political setback after another. At the end of the year, Congress ratified the 21st Amendment and ended Prohibition for good. They complained that Roosevelt more than doubled the national debt in two short terms, a good deal of which had been lost through waste.

By , to the dismay of most corporate leaders, some 8 million workers had joined unions and were loudly demanding their rights. To this day, it uses the power of the Colorado River to electrify the region. Their leader was John L. CCC – Civilian Conservation Corps i. It also outlawed business practices that were unfair to labor.

Formation of the C. Rise of Unions Two New Deal measures—the National Industrial Recovery Act of and the Wagner Act of —caused a lasting change in labor-management relations by legalizing labor unions. Roosevelt wanted the Supreme Court to support his programs.

Social Security Act b.


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