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1. CHAPTER 15 Section 3The New Deal Affects Many Groups MAIN IDEA:
New Deal policies and actions affected various social and ethnic groups.
2. Gains Made By Women Under The New Deal Women appointed to important federal positions
Slight increase in the number of women working outside the home
4% increase of married women in the workplace from 1930-1940
3. Problems of Women Not Solved By The New Deal Discrimination still existed in the workplace
Discriminatory hiring practices
4. Examples Of Appointees To Important Government Positions Frances Perkins: America?s first female cabinet member, secretary of labor, organized the Social Security Act
5. Gains African Americans Made Under The New Deal Increased political voice through greater access to the president
Organizations created for tenant farmers
6. Problems of African Americans Not Solved by The New Deal Segregation
Racism in all areas of life
Roosevelt failed to support civil rights in all cases
Roosevelt was afraid of upsetting white democratic voters in the South
7. Examples of African American Appointees To Important Government Positions Mary McLeod Bethune- An educator who dedicated herself to promoting opportunities for young African Americans
William Hastie and Robert C. Weaver- Appointed by Bethune and advised the Roosevelt Administration on racial issues, part of the ?black cabinet?
8. Mary McLeod Bethune