The New Deal

By: Marcus Darnall & Kendra Bays

Roles of Women

-Eleanor Roosevelt put a major role in her husband's administration

-Frances Perkins was the first woman to head an executive department in government

-Women became leaders in many New Deal agencies

Roles of African Americans

-William Hastie became the first black federal judge in U.S. history

-The Black Cabinet worked to improve the impact of the New Deal programs on African Americans

-African American voters apparently decided that their best hopes lay with the Democratic party

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William Hastie

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Black Cabinet