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Chapter 15: The New Deal
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt
known as FDR, distant cousin of former president Theodore Roosevelt.
FDR's program for Relief, Recovery, and Reform during the Great Depression
established the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)
sought to raise crop prices by lowering production, which government achieved by paying farmers not to plant crops.
Civilian Conservations Corps (CCC)
put young men aged 18 to 25 to work building roads, developing parks, planting trees, and helping in soil erosion and flood-control projects
National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA)
provided money to states to create jobs chiefly in the construction of schools and other community buildings.
spending more money than the government recieves in revenue
senator of Louisiana, supporter of the New Deal, turned against Roosevelt
Wife of FDR; Social reformer who combined her deep humanitarian impulses with great political skills.
Works Progress Administration (WPA)
Large work program, part of the New Deal
National Youth Administration
created to provide educations, jobs, counseling and recreation for young people
a passage of the National Labor Relations Act
Social Security Act
passed in 1935, Parts were old-age insurance for retirees 65 or older, unemployment compensation system, aid to families with dependent children and the disabled (welfare)
America's first female cabinet member
Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO)
union organization of unskilled workers; broke away from the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in 1935 and rejoined it in 1955
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
the government agency that insures customer deposits if a bank fails
Securities and Exchange COmmission (SEC)
The agency of the U.S. government that oversees U.S. financial markets
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Created to insure fairness in labor-managment relations and the mediate employers' desputes with unions.
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
New Deal Program created to control flooding, conserve oil, and bring hydroelectric power to the mid-south
Emergency Banking Relief Act
(FDR) 1933 , gave the President power over the banking system and set up a system by which banks would be reorganized or reopened.
the special session of Congress that Roosevelt called to launch his New Deal programs.
conversational radio addresses given by President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Group of African Americans FDR appointed to key Government positions; served as unofficial advisors to the president.
Supreme Court Packing Incident
FDR tried to appoint supreme court officals(6) to make the supreme court more supportive of New Deal
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