Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: 1933 Inauguration Period

1933 Inauguration Period

Eric Rauchway discussed the financial state of the country surrounding FDR's inauguration. He described the relationship and policy differences between FDR and Herbert Hoover during this time.

Description

Eric Rauchway discussed the financial state of the country surrounding FDR's inauguration. He described the relationship and policy differences between FDR and Herbert Hoover during this time.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Describe the state of the country's economy prior to FDR's inauguration.
  • What was Herbert Hoover's approach to handling the financial crisis?
  • Explain the policies FDR was intending to enact once in office as Eric Rauchway discussed.
  • Describe the dynamic between Roosevelt and Hoover on the day of the inauguration.

Additional Resource

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Audit
    • Capitalism
    • Federal Reserve
    • Gold Standard
    • Great Depression
    • Inflation

    Topics

    Campaigns & ElectionsExecutive BranchU.S. History

    Grades

    High School