“Roosevelt Recession”


Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era . . 2015.

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  • Recession Of 1937-1938 —    Known as the “Roosevelt Recession,” the downturn in the economy of almost 30 percent between September 1937 and June 1938 was a major setback for the New Deal. It was prompted in part by cuts in federal spending and the impact of the new… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • ROOSEVELT (F. D.) — ROOSEVELT FRANKLIN DELANO (1882 1945) Issu d’une famille aisée, Franklin Delano Roosevelt fréquente les meilleures écoles privées, l’université Harvard puis celle de Columbia. En 1905, il se marie avec une cousine lointaine, Eleanor, nièce du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. — ▪ president of United States Introduction in full  Franklin Delano Roosevelt,  byname  FDR   born January 30, 1882, Hyde Park, New York, U.S. died April 12, 1945, Warm Springs, Georgia  32nd president of the United States (1933–45). The only… …   Universalium

  • Recession of 1937 — The Recession of 1937 was a sharp economic downturn in the United States in 1937 38. It was part of the Great Depression in the United States, and had serious political results, and helped strengthen the new Conservative Coalition led by Senators …   Wikipedia

  • Roosevelt Institute — The Roosevelt Institute Motto Carrying forward the legacy and values of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. Established 1987 President Andrew Rich …   Wikipedia

  • Criticism of Franklin D. Roosevelt — Both during and after his terms, and continuing today, there has been much criticism of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Critics have questioned not only his policies and positions, but also the general consolidation of power that occurred due to his… …   Wikipedia

  • Chronology —    ♦ 1933 23 January: The Twentieth Amendment to the Constitution advancing the start of congressional sessions and moving the presidential inauguration from March to January, thus ending the so called “lame duck” sessions, passed by Congress on… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • New Deal —    Accepting the Democratic Party’s nomination in June 1932 President Franklin D. Roosevelt promised the American people “a new deal” to tackle the problems of the Great Depression. The phrase was used by the press to describe the legislative… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Emergency Relief Appropriations Act, 1937 —    Concerned about the continuing cost of relief and the need to balance the federal budget, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked for only $1.5 billion in relief spending for 1937 1938. The Emergency Relief Appropriations Act of 1937, passed on… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Henderson, Leon — (1895 1986)    Born in Millville, New Jersey, Leon Henderson enrolled in Swarthmore College in 1915 but left in 1917 to serve in the U.S. Army. He returned to college in 1919, and following his graduation in 1920, he studied economics at the… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

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