Great Depression Timeline 2
Later that year, in March, FDR was signed into office. In the first 100 days he made many new relief agencies, also known as the new deal.
In 1934, the Indian Recognition Act was passed to give land back to Native Americans.
In 1935, Congress passed the second New Deal, along with the Social Security Act which helps people with children, who have disabilities, are looking for jobs or are too old to work.
In November, 1936 FDR won a landslide victory against Alfred Landon.
Later, in 1936, workers at the General Motors plant in Flint, Michigan had a sit-down strike to protest their wages and keep their jobs.
In 1937, President FDR created the "court packing plan" which allowed him to appoint up to six new justices for every justice that did not retire by 70.
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