22.3 America During The New Deal
Women's Roles During the New Deal
-Francis Perkins was the first woman to head an executive department in national govt.
_Women were leaders in many New Deal agencies
Roles of African Americans
-The black cabinet was appointed by FDR to fill in govt. posts.
-FDR felt as if he was at the mercy of southern democrats for voting for him.
Movies During this Era
-The Wizard of Oz was also released in 1939 and was about a girl who tries to get out of the fantasy world of Oz.
-Movies during the 30's was a short escape from the hardships they faced.
-The radio broke many restrictions between people in different areas.
-One popular radio show was "Little Orphan Annie"
Music During this era.
-Huddie Ledbetter also helped popularize folk music.
Sports of this Era
-He was soon replaced with Joe DiMaggio