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  New Deal - MSN Encarta
New Deal, name given to the peacetime domestic program of United States president Franklin D. Roosevelt, and especially to the innovative measures taken between 1933 and 1938 to counteract the effects of the Great Depression.
The pressures for new legislation abated after 1937, and opposition to extending the New Deal mounted rapidly, especially in the South.
The New Deal was over, but it had permanently expanded the role of the federal government, particularly in economic regulation, resource development, and income maintenance.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761564651/New_Deal.html   (1380 words)

 New Deal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The New Deal is the name given to the series of programs implemented between 1933-37 under President Franklin D. Roosevelt with the goal of relief, recovery and reform of the United States economy during the Great Depression.
At this remove in time from the early days of the New Deal, it is difficult to recapture, even in imagination, the heady enthusiasm among a goodly number of intellectuals for a government planned economy.
Some liberal historians argue the New Deal laid the ground work for the "broker state" to be expanded a generation later, mostly through the work of the next wave of liberal reform—the civil rights movement and the Great Society—to embrace groups marginalized in the 1930s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Deal   (11026 words)

 New Georgia Encyclopedia: New Deal in Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The New Deal also had a particularly personal face in Georgia; Warm Springs was U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt's southern White House, where he met and worked with many different Georgians.
To Talmadge, the New Deal was "a combination of 'wet nursin,' frenzied finance and plain damn foolishness." He courted the rural poor but allied himself with conservative business interests by opposing government regulation, welfare spending, and the interests of organized labor.
The infusion of New Deal funds would soon be supplanted, in any case, by the economic stimulus of a wartime economy.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2733   (2244 words)

 ::The New Deal::
The New Deal, introduced by F D Roosevelt was to transform America's economy which had been shattered by the Wall Street Crash.
The New Deal was to cover as many issues as could be imagined - be they social, economic, financial etc. The wave of popularity that had swept Roosevelt into power meant that parts of the New Deal were passed without too much scrutiny.
The New Deal introduced acts that became part of the law and numerous agencies that worked with the Federal government in ensuring that the acts were enacted.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /new_deal.htm   (1038 words)

 New Deal - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The New Deal is the name given to the series of programs used by Franklin Delano Roosevelt with the goal of stabilizing, reforming and stimulating the United States economy in the Great Depression.
The New Deal is also used to describe the New Deal Coalition that Roosevelt created to support his programs, including the Democratic party, big city machines, labor unions, European and African-American minorities or ethnics, and farm groups.
After all, in many cases New Deal efforts were intended to enhance the position of private entrepreneurs—especially their concerns over inflation—even, at times, at the cost of some of the liberal reform goals that some administration officials espoused.
www.voyager.in /New_Deal   (6027 words)

 The New Deal
New York State Emergency Relief Commission and appointed the respected Harry Hopkins to run the agency.
Roosevelt was seen as great success as governor of New York and he was the obvious choice as the Democratic presidential candidate in 1932.
However, the New Deal was extremely popular with the electorate and Roosevelt easily defeated the Republican Party candidate, Alfred M. Landon, by 27,751,612 votes to 16,681,913.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USARnewdeal.htm   (2716 words)

 H102 Lecture 20: Dr. New Deal or Dr. Win-the-War?
This lecture examines the reform measures of the Second New Deal, economic backsliding in the Recession of 1937, and the reaction of isolationist Americans to growing hostilities in Europe and Asia.
This Second New Deal came about, in part, because of the social concerns of the President and his First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, but also because of mounting criticism--from the political left and the political right--of the policies of the First New Deal.
Business leaders were highly critical of this Second New Deal and many viewed Roosevelt as a traitor to his class and a socialist who was out to strip them of their wealth.
us.history.wisc.edu /hist102/lectures/lecture20.html   (2851 words)

 New Deal Cultural Programs
For some, the New Deal offered a chance to act on the exciting ideas of Mexican muralists in their struggle to create a new public art not constrained by the conventions of the European art world.
Though the New Deal failed to accomplish the fundamental structural changes FDR's words suggest, his administration entered its second phase in 1935 with a renewed commitment to long-range and sweeping reform of American institutions, emphasizing social justice.
When the New York City WPA director was looking to purge his program of radical artists, he spotted trouble in a four-panel mural at Brooklyn's Floyd Bennett Airport: he had three panels torn down and burned after he saw a figure who looked like Lenin and a plane with a red star that looked Soviet.
www.wwcd.org /policy/US/newdeal.html   (4418 words)

 Roosevelt University - Center for New Deal Studies
The Center for New Deal Studies features resources and activities that deepen our understanding of the lives of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and of the social, economic, political, and cultural history of the New Deal era in American history.
Center for New Deal Studies Screen Saver This screen saver displays photographs from the archives of the Center for New Deal Studies at Roosevelt University and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC.
The Center for New Deal Studies was established in the College of Arts and Sciences at Roosevelt University through a generous donation from Gwen Hirsch.
www.roosevelt.edu /newdeal   (293 words)

 Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the New Deal
Later, a second New Deal was to evolve; it included union protection programs, the Social Security Act, and programs to aid tenant farmers and migrant workers.
Many of the New Deal acts or agencies came to be known by their acronyms.
In the long run, New Deal programs set a precedent for the federal government to play a key role in the economic and social affairs of the nation.
memory.loc.gov /learn/features/timeline/depwwii/newdeal/newdeal.html   (308 words)

 The New Deal
The New Deal programs were born in Brain Trust meetings prior to Roosevelt’s inauguration, and also were a grateful nod to Theodore Roosevelt's "square deal" of 30 years earlier.
Opening the way for the New Deal, President Herbert Hoover was defeated by Franklin D. Roosevelt in the Election of 1932.
Hoover, who had been blamed for the stock market crash and the Depression, strongly opposed Roosevelt's New Deal legislation, in which the federal government assumed responsibility for the welfare of the nation by maintaining a high level of economic activity.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h1851.html   (1955 words)

 NARA - ALIC - New Deal
The New Deal Era and Its Origins web site, sponsored by H-Net Humanities and Social Sciences OnLine, provides resources for educators and information about materials relating to the New Deal era as well as logs of on-line discussions and information about joining the discussion list for U.S. history between 1918 and 1945.
The New Deal Network web site features lesson plans and education tools related to the New Deal, on-line photographs and documents, and more in-depth information on a variety of featured topics.
The National New Deal Preservation Association is a non-profit organization whose goal is to raise awareness about the legacy the New Deal programs and encourage the preservation of materials related to these projects.
www.archives.gov /research/alic/reference/new-deal.html   (482 words)

 Salon's New Deal - Salon
OK, here's the deal: Starting today, you can gain access to Salon in either of two ways: You can pay our low subscription price (as little as 5 cents a day) or you can click through a multiple-screen advertisement.
It's a good deal for advertisers because if they're paying for readers' entry into Salon, they should be assured that their ads will actually be seen.
And it's a good deal for Salon, because it will bring in new revenue and ensure that we keep publishing well into the future.
dir.salon.com /story/letters/editor/2003/01/22/new_deal/index.html   (688 words)

 A 'New' New Deal
Former Senator John Edwards proposes a vast new jobs program, patterned after the New Deal's Works Progress Administration (WPA) and Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), in which the displaced and the poor are hired at living wages to clean up and rebuild their devastated communities.
This born-again New Deal spirit isn't backward-looking but instead can seize the opportunity to address grave issues--such as the myriad ecological dangers spawned by our hydrocarbon economy--that status-quo politics neglects, like the New Orleans levees.
This new ferment is only just beginning, but the crisis is young, and the hunger for big reform is rapidly gaining momentum.
www.thenation.com /doc/20051003/greider   (1274 words)

 New Deal - Wikiquote
The New Deal is plainly an attempt to achieve a working socialism and avert a social collapse in America; it is extraordinarily parallel to the successive 'policies' and 'Plans' of the Russian experiment.
There is some evidence that some New Deal programs in some of the states discriminated against fls.
Every element in the New Deal program: central planning, creation of a network of compulsory cartels for industry and agriculture, inflation and credit expansion, artificial raising of wage rates and promotion of unions within the overall monopoly structure, government regulation and ownership, all this had been anticipated and adumbrated during the previous two decades.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/New_Deal   (404 words)

 A New Deal for the Arts
Most New Deal artists were grateful to President Roosevelt for giving them work and enthusiastically supported the New Deal's liberal agenda.
Most New Deal artist-administrators believed deeply that the projects had a responsibility to reach out to as many Americans as possible and to put art to practical use.
Such socially useful arts were not intended to create masterpieces, but they did produce many excellent works, allowed thousands of artists to pursue their vocation, and enriched and informed the lives of Americans.
www.archives.gov /exhibits/new_deal_for_the_arts/index.html   (358 words)

 A New Green Deal
Such a deal would be green in both senses of the word: it would clean up the environment and make money for workers, businesses and communities.
Under the New Green Deal, Washington would tell Detroit that from now on the cars have to be hybrid-electric or hydrogen fuel-cell cars.
A New Green Deal is unlikely to be embraced by such confirmed oil men as Bush and Cheney, but opponents can derail the administration's plan by offering an economically and environmentally superior alternative and daring members of Congress to vote against it before facing their constituents in the 2002 elections.
www.motherjones.com /commentary/columns/2001/06/new_green_deal.html   (1638 words)

 Gotham Center - A New Deal For New York
In A New Deal for New York he says that the plans advanced so far for rebuilding the city do not approach the scale and scope of our prior accomplishments in the face of adversity.
The model for this series of unified initiatives is the New Deal of the 1930s.The New Deal was hugely ambitious, was deeply rooted in New York City's history, and showed a brilliant understanding of the interconnectedness of issues - qualities Wallace hopes to see in today's rebuilding of New York.
New Deal programs employed millions in building the Triborough Bridge, the Lincoln Tunnel, the Holland Tunnel, LaGuardia Airport, the FDR Drive, and establishing or repairing innumerable health clinics, libraries, educational facilities, homeless shelters, courthouses, firehouses, police stations, and the list goes on.
www.gothamcenter.org /newdeal   (656 words)

 A 'New' New Deal - CBS News
New Orleans, strange exception though it seems, is actually an extreme microcosm of the nation's general afflictions and social inequities.
If "market forces" are allowed to design the recovery program, much of New Orleans and environs will be plowed up (think no-bid contracts for Halliburton and Bechtel) and reduced to a theme park for hot jazz, good restaurants and grubby jobs.
The new politics is about "performance," in which GOP government has to deliver.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/09/16/opinion/main853054.shtml   (669 words)

 AlterNet: Hurricane Katrina: Defining a New 'New Deal'
All language is coded but the Republican party has dismanted the New Deal based upon a mandate of HATE FILLED special interest groups who have hi-jacked language - agents of hate cloaked in the garb of the bible...., agents of greed raping and exploiting the country.....
The only option for a "New Deal" is to be in the driver's seat to implement it.
Those who have became rich under the "new deal" are working overtime to destroy it.
www.alternet.org /katrina/25745   (4243 words)

 Today in History: June 16
To relieve unemployment during the Depression, the New Deal program engaged the Corps of Engineers and the Work Projects Administration (WPA) in the planning, construction, and maintenance of a vast flood control network of over 7,000 miles of levees along the Mississippi River and her tributaries.
Federal Writers' Project, a New Deal program established in 1935, employed writers to collect life histories from a broad spectrum of American citizens.
I am heartily in favor of the New Deal, and its results are apparent even in my neighborhood.
lcweb2.loc.gov /ammem/today/jun16.html   (1299 words)

 New Deal
New Deal, in U.S. history, term for the domestic reform program of the administration of Franklin Delano
Democratic party: The New Freedom and New Deal - The New Freedom and New Deal The Democrats regained the presidency in 1912 under Woodrow Wilson,...
So Far In '06, 212 Deals & Counting: The Capital One and Wachovia deals are the biggest in the industry this year.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/history/A0835397.html   (562 words)

 Jobcentre Plus - New Deal
New Deal is a Government programme that aims to give unemployed people the help and support they need to get into work.
Everyone on New Deal gets a personal adviser who is their point of contact throughout the programme.
Information about New Deal for Employers can be found here.
www.newdeal.gov.uk   (101 words)

 The New Deal
The Courts and the New Deal, Part 4 (September 2005)
The Courts and the New Deal, Part 3 (August 2005)
The Courts and the New Deal, Part 1 (June 2005)
www.fff.org /issues/newdeal.asp   (117 words)

 New Deal Movement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Alaric K. Tokpa, the Vice Presidential Hopeful of the New DEAL Movement is visiting the United Kingdom to meet with the British Parliament and an array of institutions.
August 3,2005 The New DEAL Movement, Liberia’s social democratic political party, has observed with interest the on going debate concerning the number of political parties in Liberia.
August 3, 2005 The Presidential Hopeful of the newest political party and the only social democratic party in Liberia, Partisan George Klay Kieh, Jr., says the New DEAL Movement will not mortgage Liberia and the future of its children under any circumstances.
www.newdealmovement.com   (143 words)

 Amazon.com: The New Deal: Music: The New Deal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The New Deal is absolutely amazing, and their self-titled album is by far my favorite.
The best part about The New Deal is, just when you think you've got their music figured out, they throw in a curve ball and change it up with something fantastic, different, and groovy.
The New Deal is one of the many up and coming electronic music bands.
www.amazon.com /New-Deal/dp/B00005OACF   (891 words)

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