Encourage businesses and private citizens to work toward meeting the nations' needs
Administer fiscal policy to ease the nation's financial crisis
Call for sweeping legislation designed to improve the lives of suffering Americans
Increase government spending
Large industries looking for workers
Good employment benefits
Jobs in agriculture
Warmth and promise of a New Deal
Youth and strength
Pay farmers subsidies so that they were able to meet production standards
Encourage European trade so that the market for farm products would increase
Pay farmers subsidies to reduce crop production and livestock
Purchase surplus farm products for a period of five years
The informal radio broadcasts made FDR seem compassionate and responsive.
The broadcasts helped people understand the New Deal policies but made FDR seem aloof.
His public image improved when people saw his concern on television.
The broadcasts made him seem too casual about the economic troubles of the 1930s.
To tax workers and employers
To provide economic relief to the elderly, the orphaned, and individuals injured in industrial accidents
To provide benefits to employees who lost their jobs
To promote personal responsibility for one's own welfare
To create judicial support for his New Deal
To relieve the judges' workload
To obtain Congress' support for his New Deal
To rid the Supreme Court of the justices who objected to the New Deal
Served as the first African Americans in U.S. history appointed to key cabinet posts
Advised Roosevelt on African American matters and usually held secondary posts
Helped to influence important civil rights legislation
Were successful in convincing Roosevelt to pass anti-lynching legislation
It provided sweeping progressive reforms.
It used government programs to improve the lives of citizens.
It acknowledged government responsibility for individuals and the nation.
It provided civil rights legislation to correct social inequities.
Senator Huey Long