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The Great Depression and New Deal 1920’s-1941

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt, also known by his initials, FDR, was the 32nd President of the United States and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic depression and total war.
  • Dorothea Lange

    Dorothea Lange
    Dorothea Lange was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration.
  • Langston Hughes

    Langston Hughes
    James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form jazz poetry.
  • Unemployment Rates 1920

    Unemployment Rates 1920
  • Unemployment Rates 1921

    Unemployment Rates 1921
  • The deportation of Mexican Americans in the Great Depression: The Mexican Repatriation

    The deportation of Mexican Americans in the Great Depression: The Mexican Repatriation
    This refers to a mass migration that took place between 1929 and 1939, when as many as 500,000 people of Mexican descent were forced or pressured to leave the US after the Stock Market crash in 1929.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the decade preceding World War II. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations, but in most countries it started in 1930 and lasted until the late 1930s or middle 1940s.[1] It was the longest, most widespread, and deepest depression of the 20th century.
  • "Relief, Recovery, Reform"

    "Relief, Recovery, Reform"
    Relief is the providing immediate aid to help situation, sort of like patchwork.Recovery is getting back to the state things were before the Depression, rebuilding the economy, getting people's jobs back.Reform is the changing the way the economy, government, and society operates so something like the Depression couldn't happen again.These terms were used to help people during the depression.
  • Unemployment Rates

    Unemployment Rates
  • The Dust Bowl

    The Dust Bowl
    The Dust Bowl, or the Dirty Thirties, was a period of severe dust storms causing major ecological and agricultural damage to American and Canadian prairie lands in the 1930s, particularly in 1934 and 1936.
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    Was a series of programs enacted in the United States between 1933 and 1936 that were to improve economic. The programs were in response to the Great Depression, and focused on what historians call the "3 Rs": Relief, Recovery, and Reform. That is, Relief for the unemployed and poor; Recovery of the economy to normal levels; and Reform of the financial systems.
  • Unemployment Rates 1932

    Unemployment Rates 1932
  • Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

    Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
    Created in 1933, the TVA was the brainchild of U.S. senator George Norris of Nebraska. Like president Franklin Roosevelt, Norris was a staunch advocate of comprehensive natural resources planning. That long-range, integrated approach, which today many call ecosystems management, was embodied in the legislation setting.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is a United States government corporation operating as an independent agency created by the Glass–Steagall Act of 1933. It provides deposit insurance, which guarantees the safety of deposits in member banks.
  • Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

    Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
    Created by Congress to regulate the securities markets and protect investors. In addition to regulation and protection, it also monitors the corporate takeovers in the U.S.
  • Entitlement Programs and Solvency

    Entitlement Programs and Solvency
    Because it was created during the New Deal, many have credited President Franklin Roosevelt for establishing Social Security. Created during the Great Depression of the 1930s, Social Security was the first “entitlement” program created by the federal government. The solvency and potential vulnerability of Social Security continues to be the subject of much heated political debate, particularly during times of economic distress and election-year fever.
  • Social Security & Social Security Administration (SSA)

    Social Security & Social Security Administration (SSA)
    Is an independent agency of the United States federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits.
  • Judicial Interpretation during the New Deal

    Judicial Interpretation during the New Deal
    The judicial Interpretation during the New Deal consealed of a legislative initiative proposed by U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt to add more justices to the U.S. Supreme Court. Roosevelt's purpose was to obtain favorable rulings regarding New Deal legislation that had been previously ruled unconstitutional.
  • Unemployment Rates 1938

    Unemployment Rates 1938
  • Unemployment Rates 1942

    Unemployment Rates 1942
  • Unemployment Rates 1950

    Unemployment Rates 1950
  • Medicare & Medicaid

    Medicare & Medicaid
    Medicaid and Medicare are two governmental programs that provide medical and health-related services to specific groups of people in the United States.Medicaid is a means-tested health and medical services program for certain individuals and families with low incomes and few resources. Medicare is a Federal health insurance program that pays for hospital and medical care for elderly and certain disabled Americans.
  • Unemployment Rates 1975

    Unemployment Rates 1975
  • Unemployment Rates 1990

    Unemployment Rates 1990
  • Unemployment Rates 2009

    Unemployment Rates 2009
  • Unemployment Rates 2012

    Unemployment Rates 2012