Kennedy Ch. 33 Homework Packet
Among the groups that formed part of the powerful “Roosevelt coalition” in the election of 1936 were
African Americans, southerners, and Catholics.
Republicans, New Englanders, and “Old immigrants.”
mid-westerners, small town residents, and Presbyterians.
businessmen, prohibitionists, and Coughlinites.
Roosevelt’s attempt to “pack” the supreme Court proved extremely costly because
the court members he appointed still failed to support the New Deal.
Congress began proceedings to impeach him.
its failure ended much of the political momentum of the New Deal.
many of his New Deal supporters turned to back Huey Long.
Supply the correct identification for each numbered description.
1. Term used by FDR in 1932 acceptance speech that came to describe his whole reform program.
2. FDR’s reform-minded intellectual advisers, who conceived much of the New Deal legislation.
3. Popular term for the special session of Congress in early 1933 that passed vast quantities of Roosevelt-initiated legislation.
4. The early New Deal agency that worked to solve the problems of unemploy- ment and conservation by employing youth in reforestation and other socially beneficial tasks.
5. Large federal employment program, established in 1935 under Harry Hopkins, that provided jobs in areas from road building to art
6. Widely displayed symbol of the National Recovery Administration (NRA), which attempted to reorganize and reform U.S. industry
New Deal farm agency that attempted to raise prices by paying farmers to reduce their production of corps and animals
8. The drought-stricken plains areas from which hundreds of thousands of “Okies” were driven during the Great Depression
New Deal agency that aroused strong conservative criticism for producing low- cost electrical power in competition with private utilities