The Great Depression: The Three Stages Of Roosevelt's New Deal

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In 1932, Franklin D. Roosevelt entered the white house as the thirty-second president of the United States. In the moment of the horrible Great Depression, Roosevelt promised America a new beginning. This new beginning was know has Franklin D. Roosevelt’s ‘New Deal”, he told his country as our leader that he was here to help fix the damaged. The New Deal was a series of government programs to help economic problems during the 1930’s. This plot of Roosevelt’s consisted of three stages he planned to deliver known as the “three R’s”, relief, recover, and reform. These three terms were the main points in fixing the nation and helping the people recover from the depression. Each of the three stages had its up and downs but Roosevelt pulled America…show more content…
Franklin D. Roosevelt was still battling with the consequences of the New Deal and led stage two to failure. The first two stages of his plan did not end the great depression and the nation remained the same. Still unemployment was very high and America’s economic status was below standards for survival. Through out the 1930’s Roosevelt struggled to keep the United Stated afloat but he pushed trough term after term. Franklin D. Roosevelt served 4 terms as the president and proved to the people that he was a brilliant leader. Towards his last terms Roosevelt finally recovered the nation from the Great Depression. The demands from WWII put unemployment and showed America that the New Deal was in full effect. The government funded programs that the deal put into place ended the depression and helped millions recover. Employment was in full demand and the programs were saving lives. I believe that this second main point was the key to the nations success. Roosevelt knew recovering from the Great Depression was going to be difficult but he was prepared to fight. The 32nd president helped recover from one of the hardest historical events. Not only did Franklin D. Roosevelt create the New Deal he brought happiness back to the…show more content…
Franklin D. Roosevelt wanted to begin improving the financial system, which would allow the economic disaster caused by the Great Depression to be at ease. Reforming the financial and economic system would allow citizens to have protection just in case another disaster were to happen. These programs that were related with reforming the system were permanent and provided safety for the citizens. A few programs that helped for this stage to become successful were knows as, “ Federal Deposit Insurance and Social Security Administration.” The social security program allowed the unemployed and retired individuals to collect an income. During this this time the social security program was a blessing to the people who were economically struggling. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was also known as “FDIC” and this program provided insurance on back deposits and loss of money in case of a economic failure. Individuals referred this process as a “ measure of security against unpredictable turns”. Step three in the process of the New Deal was also very successful and society was slowly getting back to its original state. The three “R” New Deal plan was very successful and it allowed people to feel safe again. Franklin D. Roosevelt promised the people faith and financial safety. By using his method to restore the United States from the great depression, Roosevelt became a hero. As soon as he was elected into office he
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