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Public works projects

president hoover authorized spending on highways, parks, adn libraries


charities and churchs worked to provide aid for the needy called


new deal rogram the built dams to provide cheap electricity in the south

Eleanor Roevelt

FDR's eyes and ears

soap operas

daytime radio shows sponsered by laundry detergent earned this name

Dorothea Lange

the photographer who took famous photos of migrant workers

Social Security Act

provided monthly pensions for retired people

Roosevelt Recession

disaster that was reversed by gov't spending on public works

rural areas

areas harderst hit in the depression

"just around the corner"

president hoover belived the great depression was ""

Brain trust

to guide the nation to recovery FDR counted on the


project that helped farmers


new deal program designed to help business regulate itself

John Collier

head of the bureau of indian affairs and introduced the indian new deal

death of a failed system

what socialist and commies viewd the depression as

john steinbeck

popular radio comedian who had a variety show with gracie allen

court-packing plan

the unpopular action fdr did to keep the new deal from being undone


shanty towns during the great depression

new deal

early days of the roosevelt administration, laws passed during the hundred days

stock exchange

system for buying and selling shares

dust bowl

southern great plains disaster

Mary McLeod Bethune

member of the black cabinet

Huey Long

developed the share our wealth plan

on margin

buying stocks with loans

Civilian Conservation Corps

work relief program


regulates stocks and bonds


insures bank deposits

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