In 1935, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that regulations of the poultry industry were an invalid use of Congress’s power under the commerce clause. This unanimous decision rendered the National Industrial Recovery Act, a main component of the New Deal, unconstitutional.
National Industrial Recovery Act Unconstitutional
Jun 1, 2012
The FDR administration was preparing to seek renewal of the controversial Industrial Recovery Act which was due to expire in 1935.
Average Cost of new house $3,450.00
Average wages per year $1,600.00
Cost of a gallon of Gas 10 cents
Average Cost for house rent $22.00 per month
A loaf of Bread 8 cents
A LB of Hamburger Meat 11 cents
Average New Car Price $625.00
Canada Dry Ginger Ale 20 Cents