FDR takes on a more activist role The first hundred days and alphabet soup CCC, NRA, etc The 3 r's relief, recovery and reform Relief: relieving people who are suffering immediate needs Recovery: having economy bounce back Reform: look at what went wrong, change bills and laws FDR's vision of government willing to try anything, throw out acts if they don't work. Goals of the new deal tried basically anything
He wanted to
Restore banking system: trust, confidence, (restore federal loans, and federal insurance)
Create jobs: public works, war/military maybe having a draft, stimulate private employment/private sector (can work two different ways either more laissez faire form of gov't meaning giving businesses more freedom OR socialize meaning where you give out land and take away the private sector.
Food/immediate needs: use federal money for direct belief (like shelters)
Raise money for aid programs!
The first new deal focuses on relief, and saving people in speeches he talked about how country didn't need to make anymore money; the country should feel comfortable.
Saving the financial industry want to make the system better, kinder to the people. 1933 bank holiday closing banks to stop ppl from taking out all their money he hires investigators and reopens the bank - talks to people in a friendly tone people believe in FDR and banks are stabilized
this is meant to save capitalism!
Economy acts (cuts federal salaries) - fireside chats talked to people in a friendly tone about their progress.
Planning the economy gov't needs to care about peoples needs
Agricultural adjustment act (relief and recovery and ultimately reform) pushed crop reduction, destruction of surpluses which made the farm income go up
The national industrial recovery act creates NRA codes and the WPA (the largest agency) - these are a series of rules and laws to say how much businesses we have to pay ppl - how much is minimum...
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