NOTE-TAKING GUIDE: Of the People: A History of the United States CHAPTER 23 “A Great Depression and a New Deal: 1929– 1940” COMMON THREADS Contrast government’s response to the Depression against its actions in earlier “panics” in 1893 and 1877. How did Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Democratic Party differ from the one that nominated William Jennings Bryan or Woodrow Wilson? How did the New Deal redefine what it meant to be “liberal” or “conservative”? OUTLINE American Portrait: Dorothea Lange The Great Depression Causes Descending into Depression Hoover Responds The First New Deal The Election of 1932 FDR Takes Command Federal Relief The Farm Crisis Struggles for Democracy: The Civilian Conservation Corps and a New Brand of Environmentalism The Blue Eagle The Second New Deal Critics Attack from All Sides The Second Hundred Days Social Security for Some Labor and the New Deal The New Deal Coalition Crisis of the New Deal America and the World: The Global Depression Conservatives Counterattack The Liberal Crisis of Confidence Conclusion WHO? Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Herbert Hoover Huey Long Eleanor Roosevelt 1. often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. 2. American engineer, businessman and politician who served as the 31st president of the United States from 1929 to 1933 during the Great Depression. 3. The Kingfish, was an American politician who served as the 40th governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and as a member of the United States Senate from 1932 until his assassination in 1935.
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