FDR & The New Deal

By Adrienne Whitehead, Jackson Kelley, Priscilla Reichel

The Great Depression

Before 1935 the New Deal focused on revitalizing the country’s stricken business and agricultural communities. This was important because of the poverty going on during the great depression and the new deal’s main objective was to end poverty with FDR’s help.

FDR & The New Deal

New Deal, the domestic program of the administration of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt between 1933 and 1939, which took action to bring about immediate economic relief as well as reforms in industry, agriculture, finance, waterpower, labour, and housing, vastly increasing the scope of the federal government’s activities.

Citations

New Deal." Britannica School. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2015. Web. 8 Oct. 2015. <http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/55453>. (The two paragraphs)