Things During and After the Great Depression

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the ________helped restore public confidence in the safety of the nation's bank.

FDIC

The New Deal program that provided public jobs for many of those in needing relief was called?

FERA

Photographer Dorothea Lange's most famous subjects in the 1930s were?

The rural poor

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

what were 3 main goals of the New Deal?

relief, recovery, & reforms

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.

who was the republican canadate in the 1936 president election?

Alf Landon

among the gains that labor made in the 1930s was the right to_______

Collective Bargaining/TVA

a centerpiece of the second new deal was the______

social security

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?

Supreme Court

The Fair Labor Standards Act established what?

Minimum Wage

who gave government officials the power to examine each bank?

Emergency Banking Act

In 1937 the nation experienced another sudden & alarming drop in the ________

stock market

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

what reason best explains why nearly 80 million Americans spent money to go to the movies each week during the 1930s?

to escape from their problems.

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