The New Deal

Brandon Losh

Definition

The New Deal - a phrase take from one of Rosevelt's campaign speeches, in which Rosevelt promised "a New Deal for the American people." Focusing on three general goals: relief for the needy, economic revovery, and financial reform.

The Hundred Days

The first hundred day in office, Rosevelt convinced congress to pass more than 15 major bills affecting most of the American population.

Regulations

Slander of The New Deal

Rosevelt came under much critizisim for his extreme budget spending, even when he promised to cut it. Millions of Americans began to listen to the ideas of Father Charles Coughlin and Heuy Long. These men promising and inspring a change for those who wanted it. However, after anit-sematic views and assassination, their crowds of people slowly assimilated back into the general population.