The New Deal Affects Many Groups

January 5, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Social Science, Political Science, Civics
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The New Deal Affects Many Groups Chapter 15; Section 3

Women • Slight increases in jobs and wages • Frances Perkins – First female cabinet member 1936 poll revealed that 82% of Americans said that a wide should not work if her husband had a job. Is this true today? How have times changed?

Frances Perkins

African-Americans • Many African Americans were to government positions • Eleanor Roosevelt was very influential in expanding African American rights • FDR…not so much – Failed to pass federal anti-lynching laws and poll tax laws

Marian Anderson, 1939

Eleanor Roosevelt & Marian Anderson

Mary McCleod Bethune

Mexican-Americans • Received fewer benefits than African Americans, but did find jobs

Native Americans • Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 – Strengthened Native American rights – Departure from assimilation

FDR & the New Deal Coalition • An alignment of diverse groups dedicated to supporting the Democratic party • Led to political dominance throughout the 1930s and 1940s

Election of 1936

Lasting Effects of the New Deal • National Labor Relations Board • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation • Securities and Exchange Commission • Social Security

Chapters 14 & 15 Test • #1-32: – multiple choice

• #33-50: – matching

• #51-65: – fill-in (Alphabet Agencies/Acts)

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