Chapter 12: The New Deal
Section 1: The New Deal Fights the Depression pp.


Main Idea:

After becoming president FDR used government programs to combat the depression


People, places and terms:

Franklin D. Roosevelt


New Deal

Glass-Steagall Act

Federal Securities Act

Agriculture Adjustment Act (AAA)

Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC)

National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA)

Deficit spending



A . What plans did Roosevelt make in the four months while he waited to take office?

B. How successful was FDR's fireside chat?

How did New Deal programs affect various regions of the United States?

How did the New Deal support labor organizations?

E. How did liberal and conservative critics differ in their opposition to the New Deal?