The New Deal


What was it?

The economic measures introduced by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933 to counteract the effects of the Great Depression was known as the new deal.

Main Features of the New Deal

The New Deal was mainly about the federal government needing to use all of its power to get the country out of the depression. The main basics of the New Deal were the three R's: relief, recovery, and reform. The immediate concern was to relieve the suffering, then help with recovery of business and industry by enacting new legislation and reform legislation to solve the economic problems that had caused the depression.



Depression and Unemployment

The New Deal tried to get rid of unemployment and the main goal for the New Deal was to get exclude the depression from the United States. All of the agencies that were formed in the New Deal were to try to solve the Great Depression as quickly and efficiently as possible.