from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The set of programs and policies designed to promote economic recovery and social reform introduced during the 1930s by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
- noun The period during which these programs and policies were developed.
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- noun the historic period (1933-1940) in the United States during which President Franklin Roosevelt's economic policies were implemented
- noun the economic policy of F. D. Roosevelt
- noun a reapportioning of something
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Kunz's updated plan, which he calls New Deal 2009, is based on high-speed rail networks in Europe and Asia.
Even the name New Deal was an expression to pacify the American working class.
KING: She calls the New Deal, which created Social Security and Medicare, "our socialist revolution," suggesting it created reliance on big government, a new slavery, contrary to the Constitution's authors 'vision of limited government.
He brashly voiced his opposition to the 16th Amendment creating the federal income tax, and he called the New Deal a legacy of glut... including a Social Security program that is not only bankrupt but also had very little to do with America's emergence from the Great
One of the legacies of the New Deal was the direct government creation of jobs to respond to an unemployment crisis.
I have seen arguments that 1. The New Deal was the most extreme expansion of federal government in the history of the United States.
But our readers by now know why: because by those measures the New Deal was a stunning success.
History is full of people who "began the world anew," including presidents like FDR, who launched a successful and ambitious economic program called The New Deal, which was considered extremely radical for its time.
For Podesta, the New Deal was the federal culmination of decades of activism from below.
The New Deal was a failure, according to Ms. Schlaes, because only 2/3 to 3/4 of the Great 1929-32 Contraction's (depending on how you count) joblessness was remedied as of 1936-37.