Week 8 - DQ2 - jobs. This cycle in turn made the economy...

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Week 8 – DQ 2 Historians disagree on whether the New Deal was a success or a failure. Personally I think that it was a success. Roosevelt put money into the economy to build roads, parks, libraries, auditoriums and many other public works. This gave many people jobs that they did not have before. The new jobs brought unemployment rates up. It also brought spending up, which in turn made production go up. The increase in production brought an increase in
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Unformatted text preview: jobs. This cycle in turn made the economy get better. He also introduced social security to the economy. This meant that senior citizens could retire and still have an income. The retirement of these senior citizens brought job openings for the younger people. These many programs that were introduced led to the economy getting better. They may have had their faults, but they did work in improving the economy....
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