Theu.s. Roosevelt 's New Deal Essay

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Thanks to the economic growth during WWII, America finally concluded the Great Depression. The federal government rose out of the war as a powerful economic player, being able to control the economy through consumption and spending. Just about every industry in America was saved by World War II. The war’s quick technological and scientific changes kept continuing and concentrated trends began during the depression and gave hope for further innovation in the U.S. Likewise, the increases in individual income in America led many Americans to force constant improvements to their materialistic lifestyles, increasing the consumption of the average American families spending on goods, while also increasing the production rate in America.
United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt pledged to enforce a “New Deal” which would virtually fix American capitalism and administration on a new footing. (Harrison 12) Unfortunately, Roosevelt’s New Deal relieved some effects of the Great Depression, but did not end the economic disaster. In 1939, when World War II broke out in Europe with Germany’s invasion of Poland, the United States couldn’t wait to be apart of it, they knew it could save their falling country.
Unemployment was at an all-time high. Between 1929 and 1939, the unemployment rate in America averaged 13.3 percent. During the summer of 1940, approximately 5.3 million American people were still unemployed. Between 1939 and 1941, while the war spread throughout Europe and

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