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A Biography of America

FDR and the Depression – Key Events

1929

Herbert Hoover inaugurated president

Stock Market Crash begins Great Depression

1931

Scottsboro case

1932

Bonus March on Washington

Federal Emergency Relief Act

Franklin D. Roosevelt elected president

1933

Dust Bowl begins

New Deal begins

AAA, CCC, TVA, FDIC, NIRA established

Prohibition repealed

1934

Federal Housing Administration established

1935

WPA established

National Labor Relations Act grants right to organize

Social Security enacted

1936

Roosevelt re-elected

1936 - 1937

Flint sit-down strike

1937

Farm Security Administration established

Republic Steel strike

Units