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The New Deal was a series of programs launched by Franklin D. Roosevelt during his presidency. The New Deal was Roosevelt's way to solve the problems caused by the Great Depression, including unemployment and agricultural . The New Deal is often split into two smaller New Deals: the First New Deal and the Second New Deal. During the First Hundred Days of Roosevelt's presidency, Roosevelt and his administration proposed many plans to fix the economy.


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