The New Deal Affects Many Groups

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					The New Deal Affects
Many Groups
Chapter 15; Section 3
Women
• Slight increases in jobs and wages
• Frances Perkins
  – First female cabinet member

1936 poll revealed that 82% of Americans said that
 a wide should not work if her husband had a job.
  Is this true today? How have times changed?
Frances Perkins
African-Americans
• Many African Americans were to
  government positions
• Eleanor Roosevelt was very
  influential in expanding African
  American rights
• FDR…not so much
  – Failed to pass federal anti-lynching laws
    and poll tax laws
Marian Anderson, 1939
Eleanor Roosevelt & Marian
Anderson
Mary McCleod Bethune
Mexican-Americans
• Received fewer benefits than African
  Americans, but did find jobs
Native Americans
• Indian Reorganization Act of 1934
  – Strengthened Native American rights
  – Departure from assimilation
FDR & the New Deal
Coalition
• An alignment of diverse groups
  dedicated to supporting the
  Democratic party
• Led to political dominance throughout
  the 1930s and 1940s
Election of 1936
Lasting Effects of the New Deal
• National Labor Relations Board
• Federal Deposit Insurance
  Corporation
• Securities and Exchange
  Commission
• Social Security
Chapters 14 & 15 Test
• #1-32:
  – multiple choice
• #33-50:
  – matching
• #51-65:
  – fill-in (Alphabet Agencies/Acts)

				
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