8_Depression Part I

8_Depression Part I - National Mine Workers’ Union C...

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AMH 2020 Terms and Outline Freedom from Want: The Depression, FDR, and the New Deal (Part I) I. Hindsight is 20/20--Warnings A. Hoover—associationalism, “cooperative individualism” B. Farmers “New Era,” tractors (Farm-All) American Farm Bureau Federation McNary-Haugen Plan (1924)—parity II. Sunny days still ahead A. Hoover in control B. Economy 1. Florida land boom Pres. Coolidge; “tin lizzy”—Miami 2. “Great Bull Market” III. The eclipse begins A. Consumerism declines B. Land boom busts— Lake Okeechobee Hurricane (1928) C. The Crash October 29, 1929 IV. Americans in the Depression A. Economic collapse B. Agrarian collapse and reaction Farmers’ Holiday Association Share Croppers’ Union—Scottsboro Boys
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Unformatted text preview: National Mine Workers’ Union C. Veterans: Will March for Benefits Bonus March, 1932 Overseas Highway Labor Day Hurricane, 1935—250 mph, 26.35 inches East Coast Railway—Miami to Islamorada V. Depression deepens—FDR to the Helm A. Hoover’s policies and mood— “I can’t be a Theodore Roosevelt” “Hoovervilles” and “Hoover blankets” B. 1932 Election— Franklin Delano Roosevelt, “New Deal” VI. The Dust Bowl A. May 1934— dust storms begin B. Legacy of the “sodbuster” VII. Visions of American Suffering—the Photographic Legacy of the Great Depression Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, Arthur Roth, Farm Security Administration...
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