Great Depression


Social Problem of the movement

It produced a major political realignment, creating a coalition of big-city ethnics, African Americans, organized labor, and Southern Democrats committed, to varying degrees, to interventionist government.

Leader of the movement and their background

The leader of the movement was Roosevelt & Franklin D. Roosevelt
In the congressional elections of 1938, Roosevelt campaigned against five conservative senators who opposed the New Deal. Nevertheless, all won re-election. Roosevelt's failures showed conservative Democrats that they could defy the president with impunity.


"Racial prejudice closed the eyes of the jurors..."
The Great Depression