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Great Depression - Causes
2012: Global Financial Crisis?
Hard Times for Americans
The Dust Bowl
Riding the Rails
First New Deal (1933-1934)
Second New Deal (1935-1938)
Eleanor Roosevelt's Influence
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1933 Election
FDR: INAUGURATION, 1933. - Official program for the first inauguration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt with his Vice President John N. Garner.
FDR: INAUGURATION, 1933. - Official Program For The First Inauguration Of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 14 Jan 2012
“The only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself”
“Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself”: FDR’s First Inaugural Address
Listen to audio
Franklin D. Roosevelt First Inaugural - transcript
American President: A Reference Resource
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library Museum
Did You Know . . .
Purpose of the New Deal was three-fold:
by providing immediate assistance to American citizens
by providing long term help to American citizens so that they could provide for themselves
by changing situations that led to the Great Depression
Relief Recovery Reform definitions
And Did You Know . . .
FDR's New Deal had many parts:
Other Financial Reform
Rural & Farm Assistance
Housing & Mortgage Reform
Relief & Welfare
Labor Law & Assistance
Regulation of Trade, Transport & Communications
General Good Sense
In his second day in office, March 5, FDR declares a
By closing the banks, the administration was able to signal to the American people that it had secured their money-the bottom had been hit and there was no need to fear further losses."
FDR's 'Brain Trust'
was a group of academic advisors to President Roosevelt. At its core were three Columbia University professors plus three other members.
FDR relied on his
to help him guide the country's economic recovery. It
was synonymous with FDR's New Deal.
FDR's Brains Trust
George Washington Univ. - Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project
FDR's Fireside Chats
Franklin D. Roosevelt's Fireside Chats
From the American Presidency Project
This site provides explanation for each of Roosevelt's "Fireside Chat" speech (1933-1941). Audio and some text.
The Real Deal: The Battle to Define FDR's Social Programs
Univ. of Virginia American Studies
New Deal Network
The New Deal Network, an educational guide to the Great Depression of the 1930s. Sponsored by the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute.
New Deal Programs: Selected Library of Congress Resources
LOC for researchers
Riding the Rails
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