How did the New Deal change the relationship between citizens and their government?
The New Deal changed the relationship between citizens and the government because it enacted laws that made the government more involved in the lives of citizens, such as in social security and government financial aid.
Franklin D. Roosevelt came in to office after the Great Depression hit the US. Roosevelt used government involvement in citizen's lives in order to fight the unemployment and poverty. This changed the relationship between citizens and government because never before in US history had the government been this involved in the lives of its citizens.