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Roosevelt and the New Deal (1933 – 1939). Students will analyze new deal organizations and why they are beneficial. If it’s broke, fix it!!!!!.

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Roosevelt and the New Deal(1933 – 1939)

Students will analyze new deal organizations and why they are beneficial.


If it’s broke, fix it!!!!!

  • Bellwork: Describe a situation when you have broken something ( toy, appliance, etc.) and have had to fix it… was it difficult? Why or why not? Did you need help?


I. The Hundred Days Begins

  • March 9 – June 16 1933 (Hundred Days)

  • Roosevelt sent many bills (the First New Deal) to congress.


Roosevelt brought in advisor to help him with the New Deal.

  • Divided the advisors into three groups.


1st group – “New Nationalism”

  • From Theodore Roosevelt and believed gov’t and business should work together to manage the economy.


2nd Group – opposed big business

  • Wanted gov’t planners to run key parts of the economy.


3rd group – “New Freedom”

  • From Woodrow Wilson and felt it was the government’s responsibility to restore competition to the economy.


II. Fixing the Banks and the Stock Market

  • 1st job for Roosevelt: restore confidence in the banking system.

  • Called a national holiday and called congress into special session.

  • Passed the Emergency Banking Relief Act – required federal examiners to survey the nation’s banks.


Roosevelt's “fireside chat”

  • He spoke on the radio directly to the people, he assured Americans that the banks are now secure.

  • Next day – deposits outweighed the withdrawals, ending the banking crisis.


Roosevelt's New Deal


Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

  • Created to regulate the stock market and prevent fraud


Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

  • Provided gov’t insurance for bank deposits up to a certain amount.


Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA)

  • Administered the Agricultural Adjustment Act – a plan that paid farmers not to raise certain crops to lower crop production. (large farms profited small farms didn’t)


Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

  • Gave unemployed men b/w 18 to 25 the oppor. To work with the national forestry service planting trees, fighting fires, and building reservoirs.

  • Employed 3 million men.


Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA)

  • Gave money to help state and local agencies fund relief projects.


Public Works Administration (PWA)

  • Began a series of construction projects


Civil Works Administration (CWA)

  • Harry Hopkins hired workers directly and put them on the government’s payroll.

  • Shut down after how much money was spent on the program.


First New Deal (Page 687)

  • (SEC)

  • (FDIC)

  • (AAA)

  • (NIRC)

  • (NRA)

  • (HOLC)

  • (FCA)

  • (CCC)

  • (FERA)

  • (PWA)

  • (CWA)


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