New Deal Dbq

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From 1929-1939 there was a devastating dust bowl and depression sweeping through the United States in the wake of World War I, forcing the nation to search everywhere for a beneficial solution to the crippling unemployment, horrible distribution of wealth, and consequent pain. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the president from 1933 to 1945, was one such person who searched for a solution, and started the New Deal, a radical theory for the time period. Although early on, FDR tried to distance himself from radicalism, as seen when he called out the strikers at the Republic Steel Mill for turning against the government, the source of help in the despair, his proposed legislation did not reflect this anti-radicalism. He began his presidency even, with

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