Presentation on theme: "A New Deal for America I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American People. -FDR 1932 A Nation on the road to recovery… Created by Stacy."— Presentation transcript:
A New Deal for America I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American People. -FDR 1932 A Nation on the road to recovery… Created by Stacy Van Zummeren 2005 For www.bringinghistoryhome.orgwww.bringinghistoryhome.org
The First Hundred Days March 5, 1933 - June 16, 1933
Provided people with the things they needed to survive… clothing food money
Civilian Conservation Corps Took needy young men off the streets and put them to work in forests and national parks Many of these are still in use today - look for the CCC signs! -carved out roads and hiking trails -cleaned up beaches -cleared camping areas
CCC was also responsible for helping to end the horrible conditions of the Dust Bowl by planting over 2 million trees in a wide belt from Texas up to the Dakotas. These trees helped keep the topsoil in place.
WPA Works Progress Administration Provided jobs for 2 million workers
Slum clearance Flood control Rural electrification Construction of school and hospital buildings
Federal Art Project painters sculptors photographers performers writers
Tennessee Valley Authority Created in 1933 to ease economic hardship in the Tennessee River Valley (Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia) Taught better farming methods Replanted trees Built dams
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