"[T]he only thing we have to fear is fear itself."
The National Industrial Recovery Act provided for
$3.3 billion in spending through the PWA. codes of fair practice for industries.the right of workers to form unions.
The generation of cheap electricity was a major purpose of the
Tennessee Valley Authority.
The dust storms on the southern plains were especially bad in the 1930s because
of the overfarming techniques of industrial agriculture.
The New Deal's "cornerstone" and "supreme achievement," according to FDR, was
Eleanor Roosevelt helped the president by
taking political risks he could not take.
The Share Our Wealth program was proposed by
The Supreme Court packing plan was defeated in part because of
a change in the Court's direction in rulings on key measures
Wrote the Grapes of Wrath. dust bowl migrations. traveled with okies to california.
Democrat. Aristocrat and traditionalist. Had polio. brought the new deal. evasive on tariff. wanted to repeal prohibition. revitalized economy would require national planning. Fireside chats once a week on the radio.
Agricultural Adjustment Act AAA
reestablished earlier program but left out processing taxes. benefit payments came from gen. fed. funds. they sought to raise prices for crops and herds by paying farmers to reduce production. plow over program.
1st solo transatlantic flight in 1927
The Fair Labor Standards Act provided for all of the following except