The New deal 1932-1936

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  • Created on: 18-01-21 15:51

The New deal Impacts on the economy


  • New Deal focussed on three rs: relief, recover, reform
  • revitalised USA's infrastructure
  • role of government changed
  • the welfare of people became federal responsibility
  • FERA and WPA offered help and hope
  • Social Security Act 1935 -- national system of unemployment benefit and pensions
  • turning point and set the precedent for future measures
  • restored confidence in the government and the banks
  • banking system was centralised in 1935
  • worst excesses of Wall Street were removed
  • industrial relations were improved with the recognition of labor unions
  • National Labor Relations Board-- perceived the industrial disputes and put them to rest
  • federal expansion under Roosevelt became permanent
  • Profound impact on the infrastructure
  • Alphabet Agencies
  • WPA 1935-1943 huge production of buildings for civil purposes


  • wasn't a coherent programme of relief and recovery
  • a proficient way of maintaining a balanced budget
  • wasn't a solution but was a conservative solution that attempted to improve things
  • attempted to fix the capitalist system
  • many Americans were unemployed once they finished their work with the Alphabet Agencies
  • not enough was provided in pensions and benefits
  • economic recovery was sluggish
  • Roosevelt didn't spend enough to stop investment in the private sector
  • Failed to reform the Supreme Court


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