FDR and the NEW DEAL




1 How did FDR define himself - explain

WHat was the "Bank holiday" - what was its purpose ?


3 What programs did FDR institute in his first one hundred days in office ?- explain each one


4 Name three critics of The New Deal. Explain how their ideas differed from FDR's

5 Who do you think was right ? Why ?

Fr. Coughlin
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Choose 4 cartoons and answer the questions to the right.

For each cartoon:

1. What is the message of the cartoon ?

2 How is FDR portrayed ?

For the cartoons as a whole:

3 From looking at the cartoons, what would you say the Maerican public was expecting from FDR ? Be specific.