7 main ideas analysis prompt to what extent was

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7 . Main Ideas Notes/Explanations/Definitions Analysis Prompt: To what extent was Roosevelt’s New Deal an expansion of Progressivism? Answer Continued… The liberalism of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal drew on earlier progressive ideas and represented a multifaceted approach to both the causes and effects of the Great Depression, using government power to provide relief to the poor, stimulate recovery, and reform the American economy. a. RELIEF & RECOVERY -FERA -PWA -CCC -TVA -NRA -AAA -CWA -SEC -FHA -WPA -RA b. REFORMS -Wagner Act -REA -Revenue Act -Social Security Act Relief for the Unemployed… Federal Emergency Relief Administration Directed by Harry Hopkins, it offered grants of federal money to states and local gov't that were operating soup kitchens and other forms of relief for the jobless and homeless Public Works Administration Directed by Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes, it allotted money to state and local governments for building roads, bridges, dams, and other public works Civilian Conservation Corp It employed young men on projects on federal lands and paid their families small monthly sums Tennessee Valley Authority It hired thousands of people in the Tennessee Valley, to build dams, operate electric power plants, control flooding, and erosion, and manufacture fertilizer. Industrial Recovery Program… National Recovery Administration Directed by Hugh Johnson, it was an attempt to guarantee reasonable profits for business and fair wages and hours for labor Farm Production Control Program… Farm production Control Farmers were foffered a program similar in concept to what the NRA did (AAA) encouraged farmers to reduce production which boosts prices Other Programs of the First New Deal… Civil Works Administration It was added to the PWA for creating jobs Securities and Exchange Commission It was created to regulate the stock market Federal Housing Administration It insured bank loans for building new houses and repairing old ones The Second New Deal… Focused on the other 2 R’s of the 3 R’s which kicked off in 1935 Were any of FDR’s actions during his First Hundred Days found to be unconstitutional? List and explain. The Industrial Recovery Program and Farm Production Control Program were both found unconstitutional. The Industrial Recovery Program formed the National Recovery Administration (NRA). It tried to guarantee reasonable profits for business and fair wages and hours for labor. It was deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Court (Schechter v. U.S.). The Farm Production Control Program offered farmers a program similar to the NRA but for agriculture. It was also declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. Was the Second New Deal better than the first? Explain your reasoning. Yes, the second New Deal was better than the first. The Second New Deal focused on effective utilization of resources and the utilization of the people.
8 Relief Programs… Works Progress Administration Directed by Hopkins, it worked to provide people with jobs Resettlement Administration Directed by Rexford Tugwell(part of Brain Trust), it provided loans to

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