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Chapter 23                                                                           The New Deal
                                                                                 The Americans, Pages 694-727

Section One - The New Deal Fights the Depression


*What are the 3 Rs which were the focus of the New Deal?


Directions: Describe the problem and solution which each act applied.


               ACT                                PROBLEM                           SOLUTION
*Civilian Conservation Corps
Public Works Administration
Agricultural Adjustment Act
Federal Securities Act
*Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
*Tennessee Valley Authority
Emergency Banking Relief Act
*National Industry Recovery Act
Federal Emergency Relief Act
Federal Housing Act

Why did the Supreme Court rule against the New Deal Programs?



What was Roosevelt’s “Court-Packing Scheme?”



What was the “Conservatives” criticism against the New Deal programs?



How did each of these “Liberals” criticize Roosevelt’s New Deal programs?


              • Father Charles Coughlin

              • Dr. Francis Townsend

              • Senator Huey Long




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                                Analyzing Political Cartoons Changing Course

                                What does the compass represent?



                                Why did the cartoonist choose to portray Roosevelt as the captain
                                of a ship?



                                How would YOU summarize the message of the cartoon?




Section Two - The Second New Deal Takes Hold

What were the goals of the second New Deal?


*What role did Eleanor Roosevelt play in FDR’s administration?


What were the results of the 1936 presidential election?

       1.

       2.


What was the purpose of the following?

Second AAA


Works Progress Administration –


3. National Youth Administration –


2. *Social Security Act –


4. National Labor Relations Act (Wagner Act) –


5. Fair Labor Standards Act –



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6. Rural Electrification Act –



Section Three - The New Deal Affects Many Groups

The Second New Deal benefits various groups of people
                                Program                             Effects
Farmers

Workers

Youth

Retired/disabled people


*Who was Frances Perkins?


What problems did women face in the New Deal era?


What two accomplishments were realized as a result of the New Deal programs?

        1.

        2.

Who was Mary McLeod Bethune?



How did Eleanor Roosevelt support Marian Anderson?


Why was President Roosevelt not fully committed to civil rights?


How were African Americans affected by the New Deal programs?

        1.

        2.



How did the New Deal programs affect Mexican-Americans?



How did the Native Americans benefit by the New Deal programs under Roosevelt?

        • Economic –

        • Cultural –

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      • Political




What made the Congress of Industrial Organization different than the American Federation of
Labor?



What was the Memorial Day Massacre?




Who made up the Roosevelt Coalition which helped him get elected in four elections?




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Section Four - Culture in the 1930s

Section Five - The Impact of the New Deal
With Roosevelt’s concern for deficit spending what happened when Congress scaled back New Deal
programs?




List five (5) positive results of the New Deal

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

*List three (3) criticisms of the New Deal.

1.

2.

3.

List 5 programs which are still in effect today from the New Deal.

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.




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