The New Deal Assessment. Page 252. What were the hundred Days?. The period of time during which the newly elected President Roosevelt sent Congress many bills that were the start of the New Deal. What was the initial response to Roosevelt’s fireside chats?.
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The period of time during which the newly elected President Roosevelt sent Congress many bills that were the start of the New Deal.
Listeners grew confident and optimistic about overcoming the banking crisis and took Roosevelt’s advice to make deposits rather than withdrawals.
It was created to guarantee workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively.
It provided a safety net, in the form of a monthly retirement benefit and unemployment insurance, that protected people in case of hard times.
It made it seem that the president was trying to exceed his constitutional powers and take too much control of the Supreme Court.
African Americans, women, industry workers, immigrants, ethnic minorities, and progressives.
The right believed that the New Deal restricted business too much and gave the federal government too much power. Meanwhile, the left felt that the reforms of the New Deal did not go far enough to fight the depression and protect the American people.
The Depression had been particularly hard on African Americans and they felt that the Republican Party had done nothing to help them. So, a majority of African American voters shifted their political influence to the Democratic party.
He cut spending for the Works Progress Administration and the Public Works Administration at the same time that the first payroll taxes for Social security hit the economy. The disappearance of the two relief agencies alongside the additional taxes needed to fund the Social Security payments combined to cause a recession.
She liked it because it emphasized individual initiative in improving the lives of the miners.
Giving people land so that they could grow their own food, build a home, and not rely on federal government relief funds.