the new deal 1933-1941
roosevelt won the election in 1932, taking the place of Hoover
pump priming - spending more money than the government had in order to produce wealth.
he won 42 of the 48 states
first 100 days
relief- helping the poorest peope with no food or home
recovery- to get the economy going again, reduce unemployment
reform- help the old, enemployed, sick and other people in need
the emergency banking act- closed all banks for 2 days then only allowed the trusted 5000 to reopen.
fireside chats- restoring confidence in americans by radio broadcast
agricultural adjustment agency
farmers were given quotas so they didn't produce too much which reduced the supplies and increased the price
farm credit administration
lent money to farmers so they could pay off the debts
cililisation concervation corps
jobs for unemployed men. they made small wages by working on dams and planted trees but only lasted 6 months.
federal emergency relief administration
set up to help the poor. it provided $500 million for soup kitchens and clothes
civil works administration
created 4 million jobs 1933-34. the government used public money to rebuild schools and hospitals. most jobs were short term.
public works administrations
also helped to create jobs such as hospitals and schools. usually more perminant but they often required more skilled workers.