Lect. 8-1 - The New Deal Discuss the evolution of New Deal...

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The New Deal Discuss the evolution of New Deal reforms from the First New Deal to the Second New Deal. What were some of the limits and legacies of the New Deal? 1. FDR a. Franklin Delano Roosevelt – Democrat b. 12 Years President c. Altered Federal Government and Relationship to Society 2. Restoring Confidence a. Personality b. Inaugural – March 1933 i. “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” ii. Promise of Action c. Radio and Fireside Chats i. Explained Programs ii. Public Conference d. Informal Press Conferences 3. Launching the New Deal – “Hundred Days” a. “Bank Holiday” – March 5, 1933 i. Closed all banks to “reset” their systems b. Emergency Banking Act i. Set up which banks could re-open and which ones couldn’t c. Economy Act i. Said that government would balance the budget; cut pay of government leaders (supposed to make ppl feel confident) d. Prohibition Repealed i. Let ppl sell the alcohol as a business, instead of getting into hands of gangsters e. Do something. And when you have done something, if it works, do it some more. And if it does not work, then do something else. -- FDR 4. First New Deal – 1933-1935 Relief (Immediate reform for their times) a. Agricultural Adjustment – Make Ag. Econ. Work
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2009 for the course HIST 1320 taught by Professor Murphy during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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Lect. 8-1 - The New Deal Discuss the evolution of New Deal...

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