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his wife Eleanor

While recovering from polio, who did Roosevelt depend on to keep his name prominent in the New York Democratic Party?

the dollar

Bank runs increased before Roosevelt's inauguration because some people thought he would abandon the gold standard and reduce the value of .....

the Second New Deal

What did the series of programs and reforms that Roosevelt launched in 1935 come to be called?

binding arbitration

A process whereby dissatisfied union members could take their complaints to a neutral party who would listen....

American Liberty League

In August 1934, business leaders and anti-New Deal politicians from both parties joined together to create the ....

Securities and Exchange Commission

To regulate the stock market and prevent fraud, Congress created an independent agency called the ....


No group of Americans had been as badly hurt by the Depression as the nation's ....

investment banking

The Glass-Steagall Act separated commercial banking from ....

the Hundred Days

What was the period called between March 9 and June 16, 1933, when Congress passed 15 major acts to meet the economic crisis?

construction industry

The Public Works Administration was created as a federal relief agency to put back to work the unemployed in the .....

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

Who helped bring about the change in the African American and women's vote?

cut back programs

According to Keynesian economics, Roosevelt had done exactly the wrong thing in 1937 when he ....

a 40-hour workweek

The Fair Labor Standards Acot of 1935 provided more protection for workers, the abolition of child labor, and ...


What was the most important thing Roosevelt offered to the people during the Depression?

farmers/domestic workers

Who did the Social Security Act initially leave out?

fireside chats

Radio talks by Roosevelt to people

deficit spending

spending more money than you take in

changed American spirit

What was the most important result of the first New Deal?

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