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The Presidency of FDR- In 1932 Americans realized that they had an increasingly great financial problem on their hands and tried to correct it by centralizing power The President acquired so much power that the nation almost became a communism especially with Roosevelts introduction of the New Deal When Franklin Roosevelt became President of the United States in 1933 the nation was in the depths of the worst depression it had ever experienced President Roosevelt a very energetic and enthusiastic person inspired the people with his own confidence and faith in the future He gathered a group of people sharing his views to help him and provided food clothing and shelter for millions of unemployed and poverty-stricken Americans This was part of what he called the New Deal of which his three objectives were relief recovery and reform for American citizens In another attempt at recovery Congress attempted to revive the nations agriculture and industry and place the economy on a solid foundation They printed extra money to loan to industries that quickly paid it back By 1933 nearly 14 million Americans were jobless In response the Roosevelt administration immediately launched what seemed at the time to be a wonderful program of direct relief In 2 years federal agencies distributed 3 billion dollars to the states However the people unemployed wanted jobs not welfare thus the Works Progress Administration WPA came into existence This helped restore some of the lost jobs By 1936 the New Deal program faced a large and growing body of opposition some from within the Democratic Party itself Many critics felt that the government was interfering too much with the free enterprise system and in doing so was threatening individualism and
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