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FDR's Alphabet Soup: New Deal America 1932-1939

by Tonya Bolden

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Impressive handling of a very complicated subject. ( )
  Sullywriter | Apr 3, 2013 |
FDR's programs aimed to drag the United States out of the Great Depression after the stock market crash of 1929 were sometimes referred to as 'alphabet soup' because of the many acronyms (WPA, FDIC, etc.). Here Tonya Bolden explores the Depression and FDR's attempts to help the American people during the 1930s. Tons of photos and sidebars accompany the text, providing a great deal of information in an accessible manner. While this book will be useful for report-writing, it'll also appeal to young history buffs.

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  abbylibrarian | Mar 14, 2010 |
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In a game of cards, a new deal means the gathering up of every player's cards and the dealing of new hands. A player's new cards may be better than those he has had, or they may be worse. They are certain to be different.
—Gertrude Van Duyn Southworth and John Van Duyn Southworth, The New Deal: An Impartial History of the Roosevelt Administration(1935).
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Phillip Joseph Dismukes
Lucinda Dean Gunton
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 037585214X, Hardcover)

FDR’S New Deal, which followed the 1929 stock market crash, was a hugely influential moment in the history of the United States, encompassing everything from the arts to finance, labor to legislation, and some think it helped bring the country out of the Great Depression. Here, Tonya Bolden, writing in her trademark accessible style, creates a portrait of a time that changed American history both then and now.

FDR’s First 100 Days and how the United States was changed by it then are closely examined, especially now. The 2009 financial situation is eerily mirrored by that of the late 1920s, and this is a perfect book to help teens understand history and its lasting impact on current events.

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An exploration of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal that discusses the arts, finance, labor, legislation, its influence on the Great Depression, and other related topics.

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