The Roosevelt Revolution In The 1920's

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The Roosevelt Revolution In the 1920's, Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration could be described using various adjectives, but a common one would be revolutionary. Being put in the presidency during the Great Depression, Roosevelt had many issues to deal with. His main plan, and his most famous concept, was the New Deal. The New Deal consisted of many components and also had many critics. The New Deal was a complex strategy to help the American economy get back on its feet. This plan consisted of many Alphabetical Agencies. These were various economic program to boost the economy and provide for the "forgotten man". Controversially to Hoover's ideas, Roosevelt did not believe the "trickle down" theory, which declared that if the big businessmen get rich, it will eventually trickle down to the lower classes, was effective. "he long-range…show more content…
"Roosevelt again and again exploited the masterful device of radio "fireside chats" to report directly to an anxious national audience, and his calm assurance did much to restore American's confidence in theses and in their government". The New Deal, being such a complex plan, had many critics. A conservative and largely hostile Supreme Court encountered him with his most formidable opposition. The Supreme court interpreted the Constitution in such a manner as to invalidate vital portions of the New Deal's liberal legislative program. Roosevelt did what he could to replace the Supreme Court members because he wanted his plan to pass, for the benefit of the nation. Easing the United States out of the Depression, the New Deal was a successful strategy, and a significant contribution made by Franklin Roosevelt. He believed in creating a system to help America and he succeeded. One of his most famous quotes was, "The only thing we have to fear is fear
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