The New Deal

by Jennie Scholl

Definition

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

Examples

Main Points

Relief

- Helped the unemployed and poor.

Recovery

- Guided the economy back to normal levels.

Reform

- Formed a system to prevent a repeat of the depression.

The Reaction of the People

Most of the American people were glad the Roosevelt was doing something to improve the living conditions. Though there were some that argued that some of the new thing that Roosevelt enacted weren't fair. Therefore the Supreme Courts ruled the first version of the AAA and the NRA unconstitutional.