The Election of ‘32 -FDR and the 1st New Deal. Relief, Recovery and Reform. Election Of 1932. FDR (D) vs. Hoover (R). Essential Questions:. What did FDR mean when he offered a “New Deal’? Why was the election of 1932 a turning point in American politics?. FDR Facts. Born in 1882
The Election of ‘32 -FDR and the 1st New Deal
Relief, Recovery and Reform
-Minimal Gov. Action
-Strict view of Gov.
-Less Gov. the better
-Willing to experiment with the role of Gov.
-Supported broadening the role of Gov.
Established the SEC to regulate the stock market
CCC – Civilian Conservation Corp – “Tree Army”
Employed 3 million men
Paid $25 - $30 a month
Men lived in work camps
Planted 200 million trees, 800 state parks, and 46,000 bridges
* Provided money to states to create jobs in construction of schools and community buildings.
Created the (PWA)
Part of (FERA)
*Electricity, Flood Control, Recreation
Left Turn and the Second New Deal-FDR’s Critics
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Culture in the 1930’s
Who's on first?Abbott and Costello