The Great Depression and New Deal

  • Dorthea Lange

    Dorthea Lange
    An influential photographer born on May 26 , 1895. She mainly took photos of the occuring of the Great Depression during this time.
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    Great Depression Era

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  • Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR)

    Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR)
    He was elected governor of New York in 1928. His first 100 days elected into office he began to start the "New Deal" program in order to propose economic reform.
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  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    The Great Depression was introduced after the stock market crashed
    in 1929 in New York City. Once president Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected, he created different ideas in order to overcome this issue.
  • The Deportation of Mexican Americans in the Great Depression

    The Deportation of Mexican Americans in the Great Depression
    Aftervthe stock market crash, Mexicans were treated as unwanted aliens subject to deportation. In 1931, private and public welfare organizations began organizing campaigns to deport Mexicans.
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  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    FDR created the "New Deal" in order to overcome the Great Depression. This deal was created in bettween 1933-1936 and consisted of the three R's that included: Relief, reform, and recovery.
  • Relief, Recovery, Reform

    Relief, Recovery, Reform
    The three R's that was represented in the New Deal. Relief was immediate action taken to halt the economies deterioration, recovery was to restart the flow of consumer demand, and reform was permanent programs to avoid another depression and insure citizens against economic disasters.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
    This was created on behalf of FDR's New Deal idea during the Great Depression. It was a government agency established during the Great Depression that still protects consumer savings today.
  • Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

    Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
    Is a federal agency which holds primary responsibility for enforcing the federal securities laws. This hooked into the Social Security Act as well.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

    Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
    This was a New Deal program that created dams leading to huge employment opportunities, cheap electrical power, and flood control.
  • Entitlement Programs and Solvency

    Entitlement Programs and Solvency
    Social Security was one of the first programs established for the entitlement programs. As for solvency was the act of running out of money, which therefore corresponded in with programs to prevent that.
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    A terrible dust storm spread throught U.S. that mainly affected Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. This could have been prevented with the proper water management and crop rotation.
  • Social Security & Social Security Administration (SSA)

    Social Security & Social Security Administration (SSA)
    This basically helped citizens gain their money from when it was lost. Not techniquelly a way to actually get their money back but more of an establishment to process this action.
  • Judicial Interpretation during the New Deal

    Judicial Interpretation during the New Deal
    The judicial interpretation was also known as court packing, which was FDR's attempt to reorganize the Supreme Court in order to get laws passed that would benefit the New Deal.
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  • Langston Hughes

    Langston Hughes
    Langstonn Hughes was a famous African American poet during the Harlem Renaissance. He was famous for his poem "Dream Deferred" written in 1951.
  • Medicare & Medicaid

    Medicare & Medicaid
    This was created during the Social Security Act to support citizens whom couldn't afford health care benefits. It really supported people during this time frame after the Great Depression because of the major down fall of profits.
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