Essays Tagged: "New Deal"

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The New DealDuring the 1930's, America witnessed a breakdown of the Democratic andfree enterprise system ... t industrialslump continued throughout the 1930's, shaking the foundations of Westerncapitalism.The New Deal describes the program of US president Franklin D. Rooseveltfrom 1933 to 1939 of relief, rec ... ogram of US president Franklin D. Rooseveltfrom 1933 to 1939 of relief, recovery, and reform. These new policies aimed tosolve the economic problems created by the depression of the 1930's. When Roose ...

(3 pages) 93 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

To what extent does Franklin D Roosevelt deserve to be considered a 'great' president?

en to having rose to the dilemma, fulfilling his promise 'I pledge to you, I pledge to myself, to a new deal for the American people'When Roosevelt was running for office he made a bold statement advo ... with a national debt of more than $300 billion.However, the main criticism of Roosevelt during the new deal was due to involvement of the federal government in all spheres of American life. There was ...

(9 pages) 154 2 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

The New Deal in the US

The New Deal was assumed by most to be totally constitutional, however this might not be the total pictu ... s was created to provide hobs for the unemplyed. It proved to be one of the most popular of all the New deal agencies. Over 3 million uniformed young men, otherwise criminals, were put to useful work ... nal. Since when did the constituition provide for welfare, or workfare.        The New Deal and all its hundred day's of legislation were not revolutionary, but definitely reactionary ...

(4 pages) 246 0 3.8 May/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The US Election of 1948

r the nomination, and the position was given to a Senator from Missouri who had served Roosevelt's 'New Deal' policies well and had been very helpful to his administration while chairing the Senate Co ... dent that the front-runner for the Republican Party would be moderate Thomas Dewey, the Governor of New York. Dewey had opposed Roosevelt in 1944. Things looked good for the Republican Party. The Demo ...

(7 pages) 86 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Thomas P. O'Neill

, backroom kind of guy. He had an image that political candidates pay consultants to make over. He knew these qualities gave him his power because they 'made him real.' (Sennot 17) His gigantic figure ... antic figure and weather beaten face symbolizes a political force of five decades, from Roosevelt's new deal to the Reagan retrenchment. He was the last democratic leader of the old school and 'the lo ...

(7 pages) 44 0 3.0 Jan/1993

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Analyze the factors that have led to the decline in party influence in Congress.

ence began in the 19th century, partly due to the growth of the federal government under FDR whose 'New Deal' establishment served to undermine traditional social functions once carried out by party m ... functions once carried out by party machines, thus weakening party loyalty. In the 1960's and 1970s new issues such as civil rights, feminism, environmentalism and consumer rights arose to challenge t ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

How have federal mandates effected the ideas of federalism?

ncreased power towards federal grants and mandates due to the effects of the Depression. During the New Deal the Supreme Court ruled that national spending was not limited to just specific grants any ...

(4 pages) 95 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

New Deal.

John MendezMr. RinardAP US HistoryPeriod 4New DealThe Depression of the 1930s was so severe that for the first time a system of welfare pay ... s there is inequality between race and sex in the employment sector, the exclusionary legacy of the New Deal remains. The failure of government to contribute to old-age pensions from tax revenues miss ... e modern US welfare system.Yet many of these criticisms can be said to be unfair to the original New Dealers, who intended the Social Security Act to be merely the first step towards the implementa ...

(3 pages) 85 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

David M. Kennedy's book "Freedom from Fear".

1929-1945, the first complete study that reaches all points of discussion about the Depression, the New Deal and World War II eras. Bancroft Award-winning historian David M. Kennedy tells the story of ... ersies, such as: causes of the Depression, the Hoover presidency, the failures and successes of the New Deal, the role of Depression-era demagogues like Father Charles Coughlin and Senator Huey Long, ...

(4 pages) 66 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Great Depression: Causes and how the New Deal prolonged the Depression.

o alleviate the crisis. They found that leader in Franklin D. Roosevelt, who promised the nation a "New Deal" and with that promise won the election of 1932. Roosevelt's New Deal had profound effects ... ffects upon American history. Although it was intended to restore America's devastated economy, the New Deal actually did little to encourage prosperity.Causes of the Great Depression.Easy Credit. Alt ...

(8 pages) 512 3 3.9 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

A very short paper on how JFK's New Frontier social program of welfare affected the American people.

JFK's New Frontier laid the foundation for the greatest growth in government welfare and regulatory agenci ... laid the foundation for the greatest growth in government welfare and regulatory agencies since the New Deal. Indeed, the 1960s began an era of increased government handouts and government spending th ...

(1 pages) 92 2 3.1 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Analysis of FDR's New Deal, continued through LBJ's Great Society, and attacked by Ronald Reagan.

affect the depression or instill hope in the public. Roosevelt won the election after promising a "New Deal" for America. His administration enacted a series of legislation to combat the depression a ... ng programs, pro-labor laws, regulation reforms, and the beginning of the modern welfare state. The New Deal remained mainly intact through the 40s and 50s, but experienced a rebirth in the 60s. Presi ...

(8 pages) 264 0 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How sucessful was the new deal?

How Successful was the New DealFranklin D. Roosevelt was elected as President of the United States in 1932. At this time Am ... of the Depression and he passed many laws in the first hundred days of his presidency. This was the New Deal. For example, to help the unemployed he created jobs paid for by the Government. He set up ... lions of jobs and would be very useful once the USA recovered. These schemes were just a few of the newly formed 'Alphabet Agencies', but they didn't only help employment. The EBA (Emergency Banking A ...

(4 pages) 183 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

American liberalism and its effectiveness in American problems..

ican liberalism broke down and could not solve the problems of the country effectively. "Before the New Deal gave the term liberalism its modern American meaning, it was a little-used word that referr ... d government." ( The New Deal, The Fair Deal, The New Frontier, and The Great Society all brought about social change wit ...

(2 pages) 103 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Effects of world war 2 on american society

World War 2 brought many new ideas and changes to American life. Even though World War 2 brought "no physical destruction to ... the Great Depression. This economy also decreased unemployment, achieving what the programs of the New Deal had intended to do. With many men off to war, women were brought into the workplace and a n ...

(2 pages) 179 1 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

'Life did get better for many Americans in the 1930's. How far was Roosevelt responsible for this, or was it due to other factors?'

When Roosevelt came to power in 1932, he pledged himself and America "to a new deal for the American people." he had a contagious spirit that encouraged people to think on the ... ,500 hospitals.The Public Works Administration cleared large slums in cities and replaced them with new housing. It built public works like hospitals, city halls, schools, courtrooms, sewage plant and ... helped economic recovery. America had been stuck in a downward spiral, but Roosevelt put them in a new circle.The Government spent billions on Alphabet Agencies, who created more jobs. More jobs = mo ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

FDR's relief, recovery and reform

with a few stumbles here and there.As FDR was inaugurated, he wasted no time getting to work on the New Deal. The New Deal included federal action of extraordinary range to fuel the recovery of the in ... necessary. FDR answered such a call and within his first "hundred days" he proposed to Congress the New Deal program to bring relief to the unemployed and to those in danger of losing their farms and ...

(11 pages) 164 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

How did Great Britain, France, and the United States respond to the Great Depression?

largest party in Great Britain, couldn't solve the problems and fell from power two years later. A new government brought Britain out of the worst stages of the depression by using budgets and tariff ... ists, Socialists, and Radicals formed a Popular Front government. The Popular Front made the French New Deal, based on FDR's New Deal. It gave the right to do collective bargaining, 40-hour work weeks ...

(1 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Book Review, Creating a Perfect World,Religious and Secular Utopias in nineteenth-century Ohio

social, and political spheres changing. During the Great Depression some Americans participated in New Deal communities focusing on cooperative forms of living. In the 1960's due to the Civil Rights ... ce of the community interacted with the outside world while the majority never did. In establishing new economic and social order, utopians worked to control the process for benefit, the successful co ...

(9 pages) 68 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Troubled Future for America: Health Care and Social Security Reform

of a book entitled The Radical Center by Ted Halstead and Michael Lind. Authors are founders of the New America Foundation, one of the nation's most successful new public policy think tanks. Discusses ... adical Center by Ted Halstead and Michael Lind. Published by Doubleday, a division of Random House, New York, NY. 2001.)A Troubled Future for AmericaModern America is an ever changing society. Solutio ...

(4 pages) 296 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies