Legacy of the New Deal. Benefits of the New Deal. 1 st 100 Days & 2 nd 100 days are all about social welfare programs Various agencies that focused on relief, recovery, and reform. Programs were the idea of Roosevelt’s “brain trust”
During the 1930s the national debt substantially increased
Huge change in voting patterns after the 1932 presidential election - - African American voters changed party affiliation from Republican to Democrat for first time since the Civil War.
FDR’s New Deal was most notable for providing moderate social reform without radical revolution