Nathan Staub APUS Mrs. McElroy 3/20/11 The Great Depression Franklin D.

Roosevelt s proposal for the new deal aimed to impact areas of life during the Great Depression the economy, social issues. It was very clear that Roosevelt was an idealistic thinker with his addition of many new organizations; and believed that three things were necessary to rise out of the depression reform, recovery, and relief. In doing this he had to move away from the big business and big banking system and focus on the masses of unemployment. Economically Roosevelt s New Deal rejects the idea of a pure laissez faire form of government. He regulates banking through the federal banking system and not privately owned banks. A has the government supervise the stock market to make sure corrupt white collar crimes were not taking place. He aims to lessen the gap between the rich and the poor and gives the poor short term relief through organizations like the FERA, which was started by Herbert Hoover as an unemployed insurance. The Social Security Act provides a monthly pension to the elderly over the age of 65 (Document E). This gives retired workers the assurance that they will have federal support, and has the currently working citizens support them. The new deal also aimed to regulating electrical power in rural towns through

people began to think that it was a movement towards socialism and communism (Document B). The NIRA Blue Eagle was thought to be a communist organization. Socially the New deal focused on a need for a stronger reliance on the federal government. The NIRA was later dropped because it could not gain support for its communistic ideas. and airports. in (Document C) Roosevelt shows the steps towards growth and prosperity in the nation.1940s (Document J). sewers. United States. The PWA was an organization that built public projects like highways. Roosevelt s goal wasn t to only give power to the Federal government it . This organization gave companies set prices for goods and set prices for the workers wages. With organizations like the TVA and the FERA the percentage of unemployed urban workers greatly decreased from 1929.organizations like TVA there was an opening of jobs to build a hydro electric power plant and jobs to keep the plant running. All of the organizations that Roosevelt proposed in his New Deal were to show growth in the nation s community. With the expansion of government into everyday life. Farming industries still suffered because of their overproduction and really don t start to rise again until World War II. the federal government had control of the country. With the government constantly creating new organizations jobs for the jobless like the CCC and the PWA. This led to Schechter v. The tree s fruit represent the organizations in the New Deal and represent nourishment for the unemployed. Roosevelt s answer to the farming industry crisis was to burn everything and start over. in this court case a local poultry corporation thought it was unjust to set prices for wages that had no direct relation to interstate commerce (Document F). To make sure the companies wouldn t over produce again he established the NIRA.

Roosevelt had established support systems for unemployed men such as flop houses and bread lines. Roosevelt s New Deal blossomed new organizations that gave jobs to the unemployed and helped the elderly and the minorities. and gave workers better working hours. The federal government gained support from the masses because it was obvious that a strong federal government was needed to rise out of the depression. Roosevelt s administration had a huge challenge of escaping the vicious claws of the Great Depression. The rise of the federal government s power was what the country needed at the time. but a right of employees to form self-organizations and collective bargains (Document G). . Roosevelt s administration showed acceptance of labor unions not as a radical idea. Through these labor unions the government banned child labor.was used to gain the respect for minorities. but there was a lack for support for women (Document A). Franklin D.