The New Deal - The New Deal, 1933-1941 A new kind of...

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The New Deal, 1933-1941 A new kind of liberalism, a new kind of democrat The Great Depression Stock Market Crash-did not affect regular Americans as much Industrial Plants shut down or cut back-due to loss of spending Unemployment skyrockets-no such thing as unemployment insurance either. Private organizations and community chest (nationally organized philanthropic organization that took contributions to help communities that fell on hard times), Red Cross, churches, all simply ran out of funds. Farm prices plummet-agricultural economy suffered due to overproduction and under consumption causing a price decline Bank savings lost-no bank insurance Hoover as a Bad Guy “Hoovervilles”-shanty towns that sprung up Hoover was a Progressive Republican Limits to gov’t intervention-did not want to give out money to unemployed Bonus Army Episode-WW1 veterans formed bill to get war bonus early. Bill rejected. General MacArthur fired into bonus army and puts it to flame.
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2012 for the course HIST 2112 taught by Professor Flemming during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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