The New Deal!

By: Alec & Mason

What was the "New Deal"

The New Deal was the set of federal programs launched by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in response to the disaster of the Great Depression. It had four major goals and achievements:

1. Economic Recovery

Economic Recovery stabilized the banks and cleaned up the financial mess left over from the Stock Market crash of 1929.

2. Job Creation

Created a number of special agencies that provided jobs for millions of workers.

3. Investment in Public Works

Built hundreds of thousands of highways, bridges, hospitals, etc. which most of are still in use today.

4. Civic Uplift

Improved the lives of everyone.