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New Deal

The New Deal(1933-1938)

PWAPublic Works Administration

SECSecurities and Exchange Commission

TVATennessee Valley Authority

CCCCivilian Conservation Corps

Historical contextThe New Deal came as a result of the Great Depression, when the American stock market plunged on October 29, 1929. President at the time, Herbert Hoover urged patience at the time, but positive results did not ensue. Franklin Delano Roosevelt took over as President in 1933 and introduced an aggressive series of reforms, which are outlined below.

To learn more about and take a quiz on the New Deal Programs listed above:

WPAWorks Progress Administration

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR)The architect of the New Deal, FDR served as president of the United States from 1933-1945, becoming the first and only president to serve 4 terms. For more:

About this PeriodThe main goals of the New Deal were Relief, Recovery and Reform, the 3 R's. Furthermore, FDR looked to put people back to work, which he did by investing in Public Works projects,among other things. The long path to economic recovery also included aiding bankrupt state and local governments.

FDR encouraged citizens to buy American made goods.

During the height of the Great Depression, scores of unemployed Americans waited on line for free coffee and donuts from charities.

A crash course on the New Deal.

The FSA (Farm Security Administration) prevented poverty in rural areas.

FDR's Most Famous QuoteDuring FDR's inaugural address in 1933, he stated:


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