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Main Ideas Notes/Explanations/Definitions Analysis Last Phase of the New Deal Weakened New Deal… List three reasons the economy took another downturn (recession of 1937-1938)? What ended the Great Depression? WWII and the New Deal
9 Life During the Great Depression, pp 512-513 Analyze the impact of the Great Depression on various groups. Main Events/Ideas Definitions/Explanations Analysis Americans who lived through the Great Depression were impacted in profound ways both economically and emotionally. Many Americans migrated during the Great Depression, often driven by economic difficulties, and during World Wars I and II, as a result of the need for wartime production labor. Many Mexicans, drawn to the U.S. by economic opportunities, faced ambivalent government policies in the 1930s and 1940s. a. “Depression Mentality” b. Women -family -discrimination -help from New Deal c. Farmers -Dust Bowl -jobs - help from New Deal d. African Americans -discrimination -help from New Deal -social improvements e. Native Americans -discrimination -help from New Deal -social improvements f. Mexican Americans -discrimination -Dust Bowl Life During the Depression Women Dust Bowl Farmers African Americans Improvements Fair Employment Practices Committee American Indians Indian Reorganization (Wheeler-Howard) Act (1934) Mexican-Americans Explain the role First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Secretary of Labor, Francis Perkins, had in New Deal policies. Analyze the contributions of Mary McLeod Bethune and the “Black Cabinet , ” (Bethune was appointed by FDR to the director of the Office of Minority Affairs in the National Youth Administration). worked to make ends meet but at less pay poor farming practices let to unfarmable land, farmers moved west to California for employment. Soil Conservation Service aims to teach proper farming techniques depression mentality, concerns of economic issues discrimination continues, more difficult to find work assists minorities with employment WPA CCC provides jobs for minorities, minorities and women appointed to Federal positions

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