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He was elected in 1932.
He was elected four times bu
1945 during his fourth term.
He was a Democrat.
He promised "A new deal for
American people."
"Alphabet agencies" were desig
American sufferers back on thei
through anything from producin
buying crops.
He did "Fireside chats" so the A…

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Agricultural Adjustment Act.
It was set up to give payments t
to encourage them to grow less
They also bought surplus crops
prices were pushed up.

National Industrial Relief Act
Set up the Recovery Administration which
set codes to regulate working conditions.
Laid down an 8 hour day and minimum…

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By 1933 5,000 banks had gone bankrupt.
Banks demanded their loans back from
businesses so they went bankrupt too.
Businesses sold fewer goods so factories
People lost homes, jobs, savings and

He was elected in 1929.
He believed in "Laissez-faire" and "rugged
When he was elected, the…

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WW1 veterans were due a bonus and they
wanted it paid early because they were so
In 1932 15,000 set up a Hooverville in
US senate voted not to pay the money
Hoover sent in the army when 10,000
people wouldn't move and many were
injured. Four were…

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When USA entered the war in 1917 the
national mood turned against alcohol.
A ban would boost barley & grain supplies.
Consumption of alcohol was "against God's
Many agreed it was morally wrong to drink
while the young men were at war.

Gangsters like Al Capone made money from…

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From 1900-1920 12.5 million Europeans
immigrated to America.
1921 ­ The emergency quota act reduced
the amount of immigrants to 3%
1924 ­ The immigration act reduced
immigration to 2%
In the end there was a limit of 150,000 per

These were designed to stop black people
thinking they…

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They were accused of murder and armed
There was evidence supporting the
accusation like they had a gun with the
same bullets in the van like the one
believed to be seen at the scene of the
61 people saw them at the crime but 107
people said…

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WW1 changed the expectation of women.
In 1920 the 19th amendment meant they
were allowed to vote.
Women had the experience of working and
showed they could do the job as well as
In the 1920s most women worked but this
was seen as temporary until marriage.

Flappers felt…

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Jazz spread from the south to the north as
black people re-located in the 1920's.
Jazz was seen as wild. New dances like the
Charleston were symbols of freedom.
Records became available for people to
listen to at home.

Some people felt music, dancing and the
films were too sexual.…

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2nd of the 3 branches of government.
Checks the power of the president and
Supreme Court.
Passes laws.
Agrees President's appointments.

3rd of the 3 branches of government.
Can say actions are unconstitutional.
Interprets constitution and laws.

Can declare war and deals with armed
Deals with foreign policy.


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