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Question for FDR - scale public works such as dams and...

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Question for FDR Interviewer: What are some of your beliefs and policies? FDR: I believe in the repeal of prohibition, aid to farmers, stock exchange reforms, and revision of the tariff. These beliefs are notable in my “New Deal” policies which alleviated economic desperation and joblessness, provided greater opportunities, and restored prosperity during the Great Depression. Interviewer: What are some of the polices in your “New Deal” FDR: Well, the “New Deal” can be split into three programs of relief, recovery, and reform. Under relief there are polices that are meant to contribute immediate effort such as the Public Works Administration, which concentrated on the construction of large-
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Unformatted text preview: scale public works such as dams and bridges, with the goal of providing employment. Under recovery was the effort to return the economy back to its pre-depression levels. For example, the dropping of the gold standard and increase farm prices that were too low to support common farmers. Last there is reform which is meant to stabilize the economy, and to balance the interests of farmers, business and labor. Under reform there are policies like the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation which was insurance for bank deposits and the Agricultural Adjustment Act which reduced crop surplus so as to effectively raise the value of crops. These are only a few of the many policies in my New Deal...
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