New Deal


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New Deal

n.
1. The set of programs and policies designed to promote economic recovery and social reform introduced during the 1930s by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
2. The period during which these programs and policies were developed.

New Dealer n.

New Deal

n
1. (Historical Terms) the domestic policies of Franklin D. Roosevelt for economic and social reform
2. (Historical Terms) the period of the implementation of these policies (1933–40)
New Dealer n

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n.
1. the economic and social policies and programs introduced by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his administration.
2. the Roosevelt administration, esp.the period from 1933 to 1941.
[1932]
New′ Deal′er, n.

New Deal

Roosevelt’s 1932 pledge for the people while accepting the Democratic presidential nomination; also the legislative program of his administration.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.New Deal - the economic policy of F. D. RooseveltNew Deal - the economic policy of F. D. Roosevelt
economic policy - a government policy for maintaining economic growth and tax revenues
2.New Deal - the historic period (1933-1940) in the United States during which President Franklin Roosevelt's economic policies were implemented
3.new deal - a reapportioning of something
deal - the act of apportioning or distributing something; "the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions"
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It seemed to me that what the nine hundred and ninety-four dupes needed was a new deal. The thing that would have best suited the circus side of my nature would have been to resign the Boss-ship and get up an insurrection and turn it into a revolution; but I knew that the Jack Cade or the Wat Tyler who tries such a thing without first educating his materials up to revolution grade is almost absolutely certain to get left.
Roosevelt's New Deal was a series of federal initiatives (1933-1941) to help Americans recover from the Great Depression.
Despite a few unfortunate efforts to sound literary ("Clever and voluble, Barton was an agile picador working against a distracted New Deal bull"), this admirable, readable volume enriches our knowledge of Barton's career and his political involvements in particular.
By 1932 Jones definitely turned his attention to joining with the efforts of the New Deal and what could be secured as relief in distressed black urban communities.
ITEM: The Washington Post for January 16 compared Franklin Roosevelt's "New Deal" and George Bush's "Ownership Society" and said about changing Social Security funding: "This shift--from the New Deal to the Ownership Society--is a sea change in the way Americans view the relationship between themselves and the government, and between themselves and the rest of society.
Kirklees and Calder- dale are among 11 areas where the Department of Work and Pensions will test the next phase of its New Deal scheme next autumn.
FDR's Folly: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression, by Jim Powell, New York: Crown Forum, 352 pages, $27.50
CONSERVATIVES USED TO HATE THE NEW Deal. Now it seems only libertarians do.
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Last night Vale of Clwyd Labour AM Ann Jones attacked provisional Lib-Dem proposals to scrap the ``one size fits all'' New Deal for the long-term unemployed,lone parents and young people.
She was unsuccessful for a number of vacancies because of a lack of experience and only landed part-time work before she got help from the Government's New Deal programme.
The New Deal and Warrior building, which only opened in October last year, was reduced to molten metal and rubble.