- from Great Depression
The New Deal brought relief to many people, but the country as a whole was taking a long time to recover. In 1936, Roosevelt was reelected in another landslide.
But unemployment continued to rise and, by May of 1938, 11 million people were still without work.
Roosevelt gave his second inaugural address to the nation. In it, he acknowledged that the country was still suffering when he said, “I see one-third of a nation ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished.”