Strengths and weaknesses for the New Deal

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Strengths and weaknesses for the New Deal

Advantages

  • The depression did not lead to extreme movements eg: communism taking hold
  • Many millions of jobs were created and vital relief(food, shelter and clothing) were supplied to the poor
  • Agriculture and industry benefited from efficient infrastructure (roads and services)

Disadvantages

  • Unemployment rose dramatically
  • Roosevelt did not conquer unemployment
  • The USA trade did not recover
  • He failed to convince his own supporters of the need to change the organisation of the Supreme Court to stop it opposing his reforms
  • African Americans gained relatively little from the New Deal

Evaluation

The New Deal benefited some individuals and did help USA out of the depression but did not solve all the problems. 

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Strengths and weaknesses for the New Deal

  • Created by: asteadman
  • Created on: 08-05-14 15:17

Strengths and weaknesses for the New Deal

Advantages

  • The depression did not lead to extreme movements eg: communism taking hold
  • Many millions of jobs were created and vital relief(food, shelter and clothing) were supplied to the poor
  • Agriculture and industry benefited from efficient infrastructure (roads and services)

Disadvantages

  • Unemployment rose dramatically
  • Roosevelt did not conquer unemployment
  • The USA trade did not recover
  • He failed to convince his own supporters of the need to change the organisation of the Supreme Court to stop it opposing his reforms
  • African Americans gained relatively little from the New Deal

Evaluation

The New Deal benefited some individuals and did help USA out of the depression but did not solve all the problems. 

Comments

No comments have yet been made