WAIMH. Franklin Roosevelt. Election of 1932. Election of 1932 Herbert Hoover (Rep) v. Franklin D. Roosevelt (Dem) Hoover’s campaign: booed; blamed for G.D. FDR’s campaign: cheered; attacked Republicans over collapse; promised a “New Deal” to Americans FDR won the election by a landslide.
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What relationship between FDR and Congress does this cartoon show?
What does this cartoonist probably think about FDR’s leadership?
Once inaugurated, immediately declared a “bank holiday” that closed American banks for four days to evaluate banking system
Agricultural Adjustment Act reduced crop production in an effort to raise prices, while the gov’t provided subsidies to farmers for leaving their land idle
National Industrial Recovery Act provided money to state and city governments to provide jobs for unemployed
National Labor Relations Act (Wagner Act) allowed unions the right to organize and bargain collectively
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insures bank deposits
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulates stock market
Government pays farmers subsidies
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) builds dams in the Tennessee River valley to control floods and to generate electric power
National Recovery Administration (NRA) develops codes for industries to set minimum wages for workers and minimum prices of goods
Civil Works Admin. (CWA) provides jobs on public-works projects
Public Works Admin. (PWA) creates jobs in construction
CCC provides jobs for 2 million young men
Federal Emerg. Relief Act (FERA) grants federal funding to state and local agencies to help the unemployed