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A major change brought about by Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal, 1933–39, was the

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creation of machinery for maintaining full employment

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No

transformation of a business-dominated society into a labor-dominated one

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No

redistribution of population from urban centers to rural areas

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No

development of new attitudes about the role and function of government

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Yes

destruction of machine politics at the state and city levels

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No

The "New Deal" was the term for a wide variety of programs, initiatives and agencies created by Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration to deal with the economic and social disruptions caused by the Great Depression. The gradual recovery of the United States under the New Deal led many people to feel that the government should continue to intervene to remedy economic problems; in other words, people developed new attitudes about the role and function of government.

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