New Deal

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Define

The economic measures introduced by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933 to counteract the effects of the Great Depression.

Characteristics

The New Deal was a very broad program that was mainly centered around helping people in need. Wether it was providing shelter and food or helping a struggling parent find a job. To see the New Deal in action today you can look to the Social Security Act that gives money to people who are over 65 or disabled.

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Examples

  • Giving food or shelter to the needy
  • Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC)
  • Nationally set minimum wage
  • Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

Non-Examples

  • Americans in need not receiving help.
  • The Great Depression
  • A depressed economy