Impact Of The New Deal And Programs On The Great Depression

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Impact of the New Deal and programs on the Great Depression

Preceding the Great Depression, the United States went through a glorious age of prosperity, with a booming market, social changes,and urbanization..America was changing. At the end of the 1920’s well through the 1930’s, America was faced with it’s greatest challenge yet. The 1929 stock market crash was the end to the prosperity of the “Roaring Twenties”. Now the people and government were faced with a huge problem,a failing economy. President Herbert Hoover didn’t know how to approach the problem. Traditionally he stayed out the issue hoping that economy would fix itself; it didn’t. Hoover’s inaction makes his presidency look ineffective as if he caused the Great Depression. Franklin Delano Roosevelt succeeded Hoover as president. Like Hoover, FDR didn’t know what to do either to help the economy. In his campaign for presidency he said he had experimental ideas and programs that he was going to try out to help solve the issue. These ideas and programs would become a part of Roosevelt 's “New Deal” and social programs which sought to find work for the unemployed. Contrary to popular belief, the "New Deal" and programs implemented during the 1930 's by FDR did not lift the United States out of the Great Depression,but the New Deal and programs failed by intervening in the economy,creating huge debt,and prolonging the Great Depression.
The New Deal is the historic series of experimental programs and ideas that
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