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Women had more opportunities in employment and education . The writer Earnest Hemingway wrote about the feelings of young people and their anger. THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE AA continued to face JIM CROW LAWS IN THE SOUTH . Lynchings, racism, and economic inequality
. Booker T. Washington urged AA to learn vocational skills for the moment . W.E.B. Dubois favored an immediate fight for full civil rights for AA by getting a Bachelor’s Degree to fight white America on their level . THE GREAT MIGRATION – THOUSANDS OF AA move from the South to the North escaping racism and prejudice but they found them in the North. In Northern cities racism, discrimination and violence against AA was everywhere. In Chicago in 1919, Tulsa Oklahoma in 1921 and in ROSEWOOD FLORIDA IN 1923 . The Harlem Renaissance in New York City saw a REBIRTH OF AA CULTURE. Jazz Music. The writings of Alain Locke, The poetry of Langston Hughes and The stories of AA struggle in the South by Zora Neal Hurston . AA acquired college educations and demonstrated they could create great literature just like WHITE AMERICANS . The NEW NEGRO took pride in being black and resisting racism wherever it was . Marcus Garvey the leading AA civil rights leader of the 20’s encouraged all AA to separate from white society and return to Africa and colonize 1. 60.5 2. 67.3 3. 40.2 6. 67.5 7 42.7 8. 67.5 CLASS AVERAGE – 56.1 CH17/1 A NEW DEAL FIGHTS THE DEPRESSION - What were the Goals of the New Deal Americans get a New Deal – What were the goals of the New Deal
1932 Americans wanted a change, FDR beat Hoover becomes president .FDR plans programs to end the Depression called the NEW DEAL . It had three main goals: 1. Immediate relief for the needy using federal money (tax dollars) 2. Economic recovery (work) 3. Financial reform (banks and the stock market) . Congress passed these laws which expanded the federal governments role in the American economy, creating the largest debt in the history of the country. . FDR declares a bank holiday CLOSES ALL THE BANKS preventing more bank closings. Congress passes the EMERGENCY BANKING RELIEF ACT allows healthy banks (money & loans) to stay open. This gave the people CONFIDENCE IN THE BANKS AGAIN . The GLASS STEGALL ACT established the FDIC the FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE COMPANY which PROTECTS PEOPLES SAVINGS IN BANKS (today) Congress then passes the FEDERAL SECURITIES ACT making sure companies DO NOT LIE about its stocks and what they are worth . Congress then creates the SEC SECURITY AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION to REGULATE THE STOCK MARKET TO MAKE SURE NO MORE COLLAPASES . FDR spoke to the people every Sunday Night by radio called FIRESIDE CHATS to explain his New Deal and for people to believe in him AND GIVE THE NATION CONFIDENCE AGAIN. HELPING THE AMERICAN PEOPLE - Who did the New Deal Help FDR helped the farmers and other workers . Congress passed the Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) which helped to raise crop prices by LOWERING PRODUCTION . The New Deal CREATED NEW WORK PROJECTS AND CASH PAYMENTS The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) focused on regional development of all the states in the Tennessee Valley ( Tenn, Ohio,)

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