2ObjectivesDescribe how the New Deal affected different groups in American societyAnalyze how the New Deal changed the shape of American party politicsDiscuss the impact of FDR on the presidency
3Conservative GainEconomic downturn caused republicans to pick up 7 Senate and 75 House seats in 1938
4Women Help Lead New Deal Eleanor Roosevelt: Changed what it meant to be 1st LadyToured nation, helped FDR campaign1st female cabinet member-Sec. of Labor Frances Perkins
5African Americans and New Deal Eleanor very against discriminationBlack CabinetAdvised FDRFDR did not always follow advice of Black CabinetAnti-lynching law, wouldn’t support because he would lose the vote of Southern Dems in congress
6Native Americans and New Deal Indian New DealGave Native Americans economic assistance and greater control over their fairsIndian CCC
7New Political Coalition New Deal Coalition: brought together southern whites, northern blue-collar workers, poor mid-western farmers, and African AmericansBefore New Deal, African Americans voted republicanCoalition gave democrats majority in congress
8Government ExpandsWelfare State: government assumes responsibility for providing for the welfare of the children and the poor, elderly, sick, disabled, and unemployed“A country which no one is left out” FDRChanged the role of the presidency=more powerful!