Review Sheet, Boyer Chapter 24

Crash, Depression & New Deal


Black Thursday

The Hundred Days

Civilian Conservation Corps

National Recovery Administration

Tennessee Valley Authority

Social Security Act

Huey Long

Works Progress Administration

Public Works Administration

National Labor Relations Act

Essay Topics

1. What were the causes of the depression?

2. Compare and contrast Hoover's and FDR's approach to dealing with the Depression and its victims.

3. Who were the New Deal's opponents? Why did they object to the New Deal programs and what alternatives did they offer?

4. How did the New Deal change attitudes about the role of government in the economy and the government's responsibility for the social welfare of ordinary Americans?