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Button, Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1932

Button, Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1932

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In his acceptance address at the 1932 Democratic National Convention, Franklin D. Roosevelt pledged himself to “a new deal for the American people.” This promise to respond to the problems of the Great Depression catapulted FDR to victory over President Herbert Hoover, the Republican candidate. FDR’s domestic program, in place from 1933 to 1939, came to be known as the “New Deal.”
Object Name
button
date made
1932
ID Number
2015.0200.177
accession number
2015.0200
catalog number
2015.0200.177
subject
Political Campaigns
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Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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