Why did President Roosevelt declare a "Bank Holiday" on his second day in office?
He wanted to stop the run on banks/healthiest financial institution
what was the most important result of the Emergency Banking Act?
Banks responded with government assurances that they were sound financial footing.
what did Senator Huey P. Long, father Charles Coughling & Dr. Francis Townsend have in common?
They were outspoken critics of the New Deal.
what was one basic purpose shared by the Emergency Banking Act, the glass-steagal act, & president Roosevelt's fireside chats?
to increase public confidence
civilian conservation corporation was formed to address the problem of ______
unemployment among young men
During the Hundred Days, why was a program approved to pay farms not to grow crops?
to raise demand & drive up prices
the Indian Reorganization Act reserved previous policies by ______
recognizing the tribe as the key unit of social organization in Native American society.
how did president Roosevelt philosophy differ from Herbert Hoovers?
Roosevelt believed that in times of crisis, it was acceptable for government to aid people directly.
How did Eleanor Roosevelt transform the role of First Lady?
she gathered information for president Roosevelt, traveled, wrote, & attacked social problems.
what was one effect or the new deal?
the New Deal offered a more active & construction role for government
president Roosevelt embraced the theories or John Maynard Keynes because Keynes________
explained how deficit spending could stimulate the economy
in 1937, what misstep caused president Roosevelt to lose the support of some with his own party & that of many in the general public?
his attempt to pack the supreme court with judges friendly to his policies. people thought it was unconstitutional.
in 1935 which body struck significant blows to the New Deal's attempt to bring change to the economy?
During the election of 1936 republicans attacked president Roosevelt's New deal for____________
being bureaucratic & creating a planned economy.
President Roosevelt appointed African Americans to key positions_______
African Americans left republican party