2-28-13 GD and ND outline

2-28-13 GD and ND outline - Great Depression and the New...

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Great Depression and the New Deal 1930s and political modernity New Deal coalition modern Democratic Party causes of the Great Depression the ordeal of Herbert Hoover Franklin D. Roosevelt and the “Forgotten Man” rural issues in the campaign of 1932 “underconsumptionist” analysis of the Great Depression: FDR’s Commonwealth Club Address Sept 1932: “Our task is not discovery, or exploitation of natural resources, or necessarily producing more goods. It is the soberer, less dramatic business of administering resources and plants already in hand… of meeting the problem of underconsumption, of adjusting production to consumption, of distributing wealth and products more equitably.” banking legislation/ FDIC unemployment and work relief/ CCC farm legislation/ AAA voices on the left: Huey Long
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“second” New Deal (after 1935): Social Security, WPA, Farm SecurityAdministration from the National Recovery Administration (NRA) to “countervailing power”/ a New Deal for labor: Wagner Act 1935 rural electrification and soil conservation: Tennessee Valley Authority 1930s! - The great depression – the point of economic depression that was unprecedented in US history - 25% was unemployed (About the entire state of new York) - In some states was 50% unemployment - Political parties that we fight over today – The republicans and the democrats took shape during the great deal - Reform them in a way that it would not make the effects of the depression as bad - During the depression, Franklin Roosevelt brought into the party into the system - Industrial workers = Democrats - Out of the 1930s, they got the right out nionize - Unions basically became legal as a result of the New Deal - Majority ruled held in keeping shops to be either unionzed or not - The South was an interesting case - It gets so much out of the new deal but the African Americans do not
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