United States History DBQ

Emerging? from? the? “roaring? twenties”? came? one? of? the? hardest? times? known? to? Americans,? the? Great? Depression.? During? the? Great? Depression,? president? Franklin? D.? Roosevelt? used? many? revolutionary? tactics? to? alleviate? the? American? economy.? Although? Roosevelt? did? not? end? the? Great? Depression,? he? provided? public? service? jobs,? the? movement? for? social? security,? and? the? implementation? of? a? “blanket? code”? for? the? rights? of? workers.? These? tactics? revolutionized? the? role? of? the? federal? government.?? Roosevelts? “New?

Deal”? is? what? reformed? America’s? worst? problem,? unemployment.? The? New? Deal? modernized? the? American? government? and? introduced? the? idea? of? the? government? caring? for? the? citizens.? As? seen? in? the? Unemployment? of? nonfarm? workers? by? percentage? and? number? (Doc? J)? funded? projects? like? city? beautification? helped? lower? the? percentage? of? people? 8unemployed.? In? 1935,? Roosevelt’s? administration? created? the? Works? Progress? Administration? (WPA),? which? brought? America? closer? to? ending? the? horrifying? unemployment? problem.?

The? government? was? now? stronger? and? had? a? bond? with? the? public? necessary? for? any? government? as? seen? in? “The? New? Deal? in? Review”? editorial? in? The? New? Republic,? May? 20,? 1940? (Doc? H).? The? New? Deal? strengthened? the? government? by? creating? reform? boards? like? the? NRA.? Emerging? from? this,? was? a? boost? of? confidence? from? the? public? that? the? government? was? trying? to? help? them.? From? this? confidence? came? the? concept? of? social? security.?? He? also? established? a? social? security? in? 1935.? After? implementing?the?

Social? Security? ? Condo? 2? Act,? social? security? became? insurance? for? the? elderly? and? the? unemployed? and? supplied? them? a? monthly? payment.? It? was? similarly? advertised? like? Print? and? Photograph? Division,? Library? of? Congress,? 1935? (Doc? E).? Social? security? was? another? attempt? of? the? government? to? aid? the? poor.? But,? the? enactment? of? social? security? was? considered? very? risky? and? extreme? of? the? government.? Some? even? said? that? “? the? administration? at? Washington? is? accelerating? its? pace? towards? socialism?and? communism”? as? we? see? in? a? Letter? to? Senator? Robert? Wagner,? March? 7,? 1934.?

(Doc? B).? Still? today,? social? security? is? an? active? policy? that? still? from? time? to? time? stirs? up? a? debate.?? Lastly,? Roosevelt? implemented? a? “blanket? code”? for? workers? to? boost? the? welfare? of? the? common? people.? Backed? by? the? National? Recovery? Association,? they? held? the? first? american? minimum? wage? and? required? a? limitation? of? the? number? hours? an? employee? was? required? to? work? as? seen? in? Charles?

Evans? Hughes,? majority?opinion,? Schechter? v.? United? States,? 1935? (Doc? F).? This? made? sure? that? no? company? would? lower? prices? and? wages? for? competitive? advantage? and? gave? the? suffering? common? people? a? fair? deal,? proved? in? an? NBC? radio? broadcast,? John? L.? Lewis,? December? 13,? 1936? (Doc? G).? “Blanket? codes? were? the? most? revolutionary? of? all? of? Roosevelt’s? actions.? Before? this,? the? federal? government? would? ignore? the? welfare? and? rights? of? workers.?

The? blanket? codes? limited? the? tyrannical? power? of? the? companies? and? gave? support? to? the? welfare? of? workers,? thus? reversing? the? role? of? the? federal? government.?? In? conclusion,? Franklin? D.? Roosevelt? created? many? tactics? to? improve? the? welfare? of? the? economy.? And? although? he? could? not? end? it,? his? need? to? provide? public? service? jobs,? implement? a? “blanket? code”? for? workers’? rights’,? and? provide? social? security? helped? ease? the? peoples? suffering? and? reconstructed? many? problems? by? providing? relief,? recovery,? reform,? and? changing? the? role? of? the? federal? government? towards? people.