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The New
Deal
Farming
Debate
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This date
symbolizes the
beginning of
the Great
Depression.
What is
October 29,
1929?
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This government
policy of leaving the
economy alone, and
not interfering with
the laws of supply
and demand, was a
factor.
What is
“laissezfaire” ??
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People used this
practice to buy
stocks, only
paying 10% down
and owing the
balance.
What is
buying “on
margin”?
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New technology
was a factor
because of this
effect.
What is it
caused
overproduction?
(resulted in
unemployment- machines
took away jobs)
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This is one
example of how
Europe was a
contributing
factor.
What is they
borrowed money
they couldn’t
pay back?
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These shack-like homes were
nicknamed after the president
blamed for causing the Great
Depression.
What are
“Hoovervilles?
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This period was
historic in that
FDR was able to
pass 15 bills to
provide programs
for the needy.
What is the
“Hundred
Days”?
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These were the
three goals of
FDR’s “New
Deal”.
What are relief,
recovery and
reform?
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FDR lost some
support when he
proposed this
change to the
Supreme Court.
What is
changing the
number of
judges from 9
to 15? $400
FDR spent more on
programs than the
country took in each
year with taxes.
This practice is
referred to by this
term.
What is
deficit
spending?
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This program
allowed the
government to
control many
aspects of
business.
What is the
NIRA?
(National Industrial Recovery
Act)
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This program
specifically
provided
electricity in
rural areas.
What is the
REA?
(Rural Electrification
Administration)
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This reform
program insures
people’s bank
deposits, and it still
exists today.
What is the
FDIC?
(Federal Deposit Insurance
Corporation)
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Two aspects of this
program are to
provide for a worker’s
retirement, and/or
medical benefits.
What is the
SSA?
(Social Security Act)
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This program gave
money to state and
local agencies, letting
them distribute it as
needed.
What is
FERA?
(Federal Emergency Relief
Administration)
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To boost farm
prices, the
government
paid farmers to
do this.
What is destroy
surplus crops?
(creating a
smaller supply and
a larger demand)
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Events in Europe
affected
farmers in this
manner.
What is causing a need
(WWI) and then
causing a surplus by
starting to produce
food on their own?
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This classic novel
portraying victims
of the Dust Bowl
was written by
this author.
What is The
Grapes of Wrath
written by John
Steinbeck?
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Victims of the
Dustbowl lived
largely in this
region.
What is the
Great Plains
states?
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These four
factors
contributed to
Dust Bowl
conditions.
What are new
technology
(overplowing),
drought, high winds
and overgrazing?
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These two New
Deal programs
were found
unconstitutional by
the Supreme
Court.
What are the
NIRA and the
AAA?
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This senator
opposed FDR
and proposed a
plan to “Share
Our Wealth”.
Who is Huey
Long?
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This “radio
priest” felt
government
should take more
control.
Who is
Charles
Coughlin?
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They felt the New
Deal interfered
too much in the
lives of Americans.
Who are
members of the
Liberty League?
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The TVA was
controversial
for this
reason.
What is the
government was
competing
with private
business?
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PEOPLE
This individual
served as
Secretary of
Labor under
FDR.
Who is
Frances
Perkins?
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