Rooservelt and the great depression

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  • ROOSEVELT AND THE GREAT DEPRESSION
    • 3 R's
      • RECOVER- ensure that the economy was boosted so people can be given jobs
      • REFORM- ensure there is a welfare provision in the future to help unemployed, old, sick, disabled andaestitute
      • RELIEF- assist in removal of poverty, provide food for the starving and invest in preventing people from losing their homes
    • The Alphabet Agencies
      • AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ACT-      increased farm prices and farmers income, production level dropped and farmers payed to grow less
      • CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS- created jobs for men aged 18-25, recived food and money
      • Aimed to solve agricultural, civilian and banking problems
      • Key activities and organisations passed through in the Hundred Days
    • The Hundred Days
      • March 9th to June 16th 1933
      • government programmes which aimed to restore the shattered economy
      • more than 200 banks were closed for 10 days as money was safer in banks than being withdrawn
      • He restored confidence in banking
    • The Second New Deal
      • wide programme of reform which targeted farmers, workers, the poor and unemployed
      • THE WORK PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION (WAP)- building projects such as schools and hospitals this created more jobs
      • SUCESSES
        • peoples faith in government was restored
        • established US banking system and cut number of business failures
        • Pension of elderly& widows, sick and disabled were helped
      • FAILURES
        • federal government and presidency was given too much power
        • most were only short-term solutions so didn't solve underlying economic problems
        • many new deal agencies discriminated against Back Americans
      • NEW DEAL DOESN'T SOLVE EVERYONES PROBLEMS, SOME DO NOT BENEFIT

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