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The New Deal. FDR’s New Deal. Sweeps elections; 23M to 16M Senate Dems take 2/3 majority House—3/4 seats. “Brain Trust” forms New Deal GOALS: Relief for needy Economic recovery Financial reform. The First 100 Days. March through June, 1933 15 key pieces of New Deal Legislation

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The new deal

The New Deal


The new deal

FDR’s New Deal

  • Sweeps elections; 23M to 16M

  • Senate Dems take 2/3 majority

  • House—3/4 seats

  • “Brain Trust” forms New Deal

    • GOALS:

    • Relief for needy

    • Economic recovery

    • Financial reform

The First 100 Days

  • March through June, 1933

  • 15 key pieces of New Deal Legislation

    • Inspire confidence in US economic system

      • Fireside Chats

    • Reform economy, especially banking and agriculture


The new deal

The First 100 Days

  • Banking Industry

  • Establishes bank holiday—Emergency Banking Relief Act

  • Glass-Steagall Act and the FDIC

  • Federal Securities Act

  • Securities Exchange Commission

  • 21st Amendment repeals Prohibition

  • Agriculture

  • Agricultural Adjustment Act

  • Tennessee Valley Authority

  • Federal Securities Act

  • Civilian Conservation Corps

  • Work Projects and Civilian Relief

  • National Industrial Recovery Act—Public Works Administration

  • Civil Works Administration

  • Federal Securities Act

  • Securities Exchange Commission

  • 21st Amendment repeals Prohibition

  • Home Owners Loan Corp.; National Housing Act—Federal Housing Administration

  • Federal Emergency Relief Administration


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The Second 100 Days

  • 1936 elections = vote of confidence

    • Gains support of Labor and African-Americans

  • Agriculture

  • AAA evolves—Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act

  • 1938: Second AAA

  • Farm Security Administration: tenant farmers

  • Work Projects Administration

  • 1935-1943: $11B on jobs for 8M

  • Federal Arts Project

  • Combines necessary infrastructure with dignity of work


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