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5. Explain what a Public Works Project is. (3) 6. Identify the 3 “R’s” of the New Deal. 7. Describe why fireside chats inspired confidence.
Read Pg #4,5,6,7 Quiz tomorrow- ch 26 section 2 Current Event due tomorrow
2a. Franklin Roosevelt 31 st president FDR- Franklin Delano Roosevelt With George Washington and Abe Lincoln, he is regarded as one of the GREATEST presidents.
Great President? WHY? Only one elected 4 times Landslide victories
Great President? WHY? Inspired confidence “The Only thing we have to fear, is fear itself”
2b. Eleanor Roosevelt FDR’s wife. She is one of the most influential first ladies of all time.
2c. Frances Perkins First woman to hold a position in a presidential cabinet.
2c. Frances Perkins
2d. Hundred days FDR’s first 100 days in office. “the nation asks for action, and action NOW!”
2e. New Deal FDR’s plan to fix the great depression. 3 R’s– –Relief –Reform –Recovery
2f. Works progress administration Relief program Put people to work building schools, hospitals, playgrounds, airports.
2f. Works progress administration
2g. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Most successful New Deal Program Builds 40 dams in 7 states Dams controlled flooding and provided electricity to the surrounding areas.
2g. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
2h. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Insures bank accounts. When banks make bad loans, savings accounts for people would be protected.
President Roosevelt began the “fireside chats” on a weekly basis as a way to reassure the American people. His comforting voice, calming words, confidence in the country and the American people helped restore faith of the American people in democracy. 3a. Fireside Chat “I pledge to you, pledge myself to a NEW DEAL for the American People.” “The only thing we have to fear…is fear itself.”
3a. Fireside Chat
FDR- addressed the nation over the radio. First president to do so. INSPIRES HOPE AND CONFIDENCE
3a. Fireside Chat
3b. Surplus When farmers ‘overproduce’ it creates too many goods. Drives prices down
3c. Speculation Risky buying and selling of stocks in hope of making a quick profit