The New Deal

By: Elisha Ahn

Define

The "New Deal" was a series of economic programs started by the United States between 1933 and 1936. The "Deal" was a direct response to the great depression, and was enacted to provide direct relief using the three R's. Those included relief, recovery, and reform.

Characteristics

The "New Deal" was proof that the United States cared about its' citizens. It provided direct relief and support to everyone who was in need of basic necessities. Its' three R's would guide the country out of the economic depression. It is usually human nature to help others out, and this was not an exception

Examples

-Financial support

-Safety net for elderly

-Food

-Medicine

-WPA

-Social Security

-Jobs to help decrease unemployment rate

Non-Examples

-Taxes

-Laying people off

-Poison

-Letting people suffer

-Not helping others

-Ignoring the needs of others