Unit 7: The Great Depression & the New Deal

The New Deal in Pennsylvania

WPA Art in Pennsylvania

The WPA built the Pennsylvania Turnpike

From http://www.pophistorydig.com/?tag=vanity-fair-nra-blue-eagle: "The Blue Eagle’s days as an official symbol of the NRA and the economic recovery ended by September 1935.  However, a part of its legacy survives to this day in the name of the Philadelphia Eagles football team, as in 1933, Philadelphia native and college football coach Bert Bell, who had formed a new National Football League franchise to replace the defunct Philadelphia team named the Frankford Yellow Jackets, named his new team the Eagles in recognition of the NRA."

President Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)


Top New Deal Agencies

Critics of FDR: