the principles of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party, especially those advocated under the leadership of President Franklin D. Roosevelt for economic recovery and social reforms.
the domestic program of the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration, especially during the period from 1933 to 1941.
Origin of New Deal
1830–35, as political catchphrase during the Jackson presidencyRelated formsNew Dealer, noun
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Related Words for new dealturmoil
British Dictionary definitions for new deal
Derived FormsNew Dealer, noun
the domestic policies of Franklin D. Roosevelt for economic and social reform
the period of the implementation of these policies (1933–40)
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The New Deal remains controversial. Some have criticized it as too expensive and have called it an inadvisable expansion of federal control over the American economy. Others have insisted that the New Deal was an appropriate response to desperate conditions and produced programs of continuing value.
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