Essays Tagged: "Roosevelt"

Thomas P. O'Neill

17) His gigantic 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 ...

(7 pages) 44 0 3.0 Jan/1993

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Woodrow Wilson

eedom would almost guarantee his presidential victory in 1912. In contrast to Wilson's New Freedom, Roosevelt's New Nationalism called for the continued consolidation of trusts and labor unions, paral ... consolidation of trusts and labor unions, paralleled by the growth of powerful regulatory agencies. Roosevelt's ideas were founded in the Herbert Croly's novel, The Promise Of American Life written in ...

(6 pages) 206 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Thomas Jefferson: Hypocrite or patriot? Further: Was the purchase of the Louisiana Territory an act that went back on all of Jefferson's beliefs?

truth to be self evident, or else vanish into the annals of history. Presidents such as Lincoln and Roosevelt are enshrined for their works on behalf of the American people. Yet for at least one presi ...

(3 pages) 119 1 4.6 Dec/2002

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

Dwight D Eisenhower's presidency with bibliography

ance in their attempt to suppress an uprising in Algeria.His public works programs were bigger than Roosevelt?s had been. They included the Saint Lawrence Seaway and the Interstate Highway System, the ... tate Highway System, the largest construction project in history. He continued and expanded on most Roosevelt?s New Deal programs. He greatly expanded Social Security. He encouraged the building of nu ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

An essay on The Great Depression.

yet it ends in 1929. In this essay there will be what the people did in the Great Depression, what Roosevelt did to help them, if the New Deal help or not, and the long term effect of the Great Depre ... ash affected everyone. He looked for jobs but many shopkeepers were firing, not hiring.In response, Roosevelt and his New Deal helped the people of the United States. He gave speeches on the radio cal ...

(2 pages) 98 1 3.3 May/2003

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

New Deal.

, however, did not provide the economic stability that was needed to secure long-term recovery, and Roosevelt therefore passed the 1935 Social Security Act, which would provide relief for the old, the ... rprise and industry. Indeed, it was Republican opposition to health care insurance that resulted in Roosevelt dropping this provision from the Act. It was not until Lyndon Johnson's Great Society of t ...

(3 pages) 85 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

School-Work program

gram is a course that allows students to make a connection between school and the outside world. At Roosevelt High, in Portland, Oregon, the drop out rate was thirteen percent and students went direct ...

(2 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

'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 peop ... who really cared about them and would help solve their problems.To turn American's fortune around, Roosevelt's main task had to be getting people back to work. To do this, he set up 'Alphabet Agencie ... rks like hospitals, city halls, schools, courtrooms, sewage plant and bridges.The Welfare State was Roosevelt's guarantee that the state would provide money for the unemployed and pensions for the age ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Bombing of Pearl Harbor Could Have Been Avoided

idence in themselves, if the Americans would have kept better tract of Japanese intelligence, and ifRoosevelt would of warned pearl harbor of his knowledge of it going to be attacked. Many things led ... the bombing started when japan started to make naval bases all over the territories it controlled. Roosevelt saw this as a threat to the United States so he decided to cut off their supply of natural ...

(7 pages) 145 0 4.5 Mar/2004

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

An in depth look at US neutrality in WWII and how it contributed to the war

d even after, public sentiment did not support our getting personally involved in the European war. Roosevelt's hands were tied and he was only able to send equipment and material aid rather than troo ... hey would declare against the Soviets. Hitler fell for it and his declaration against the US untied Roosevelt's hands; allowing a much greater presence in Europe and ultimately Germany's downfall.Duri ...

(3 pages) 69 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

How far do you agree that the Cold War was caused by an unnecessary fear and suspicion that each side had for the other?

tral Europe.In February, 1945, the Yalta Conference took place and the participants were Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin. By this early stage of the Cold War, there had already been signs of ideologic ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Assesment of Roosevelt

To a certain extent Roosevelt was responsible for the improvement for many Americans in the 1930ґs but it was not ... couple of hours. The cinema was described as "Like something straight of Hollywood itself".Franklin Roosevelt, the newly elected president, could now put his "New Deal" proposal into action. For the f ... office FDR, gave the first of famous radio broadcasts, which became to be known as "Fireside Chats".Rooseveltґs most urgent problem was to rescue the banks because the banking system was on the ...

(6 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jun/2004

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

The New Deal Was Not A Success

f the New Deal Acts that caused a lot of problems was the Agricultural Adjustment Act, an Act which Roosevelt himself referred to as an "uncertain experiment" (Thomas 137). The AAA allowed Congress t ... were just pushing themselves into greater debt. As Norman Thomas stated in a 1936 campaign speech, Roosevelt had promised 3.5 million people employment on relief jobs, but only 2 million were actuall ...

(4 pages) 47 0 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson: Progressive Presidents

e interest of our country and the Progressive Era, more than a decade. The presidents of this time, Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson, were like chefs developing a recipe for the betterment of the United St ... , and then set to work by either making a few alterations or starting anew. This in effect was what Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson did. They each had differing opinions about what the "Better United Stat ...

(7 pages) 83 0 0.0 Feb/2005

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

World War II: The social and economic aspects

ven of the attack on Pearl Harbor. From teh start, America's economic and social ways were changed. Roosevelt used war bonds, but also raised taxes to pay for the war. That affected the American peopl ... n Americans were affected in both positive and negative ways. They were placed into work many jobs. Roosevelt created the Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC) to ban hiring discrimination. Also ...

(1 pages) 27 0 0.0 May/2005

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

Anzac day should be allowed to be visited by everyone.

much combatants as those souls who seek to kill their enemy . Hitler, Mussolini, Churchill, Truman, Roosevelt (to name a few leaders in times of mortal conflict) didn't go to, or decide for, warfare o ...

(1 pages) 17 1 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The fire side chat report

what the banking situation was and why it stood as it did.The purpose of this speech was to justify Roosevelt's own actions it was also to instil confidence back to the people. This in turn would help ... e fast deterioration of the current situation.The purpose affects the content and delivery, because Roosevelt was trying to justify his actions and inform people of the current situation. Roosevelt de ...

(3 pages) 378 0 4.0 Aug/2006

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

How far was Roosevelt responsible for his election victory in 1932? Explain your anwer.

Roosevelt's responsibility for his election victory in 1932 could be accounted for by the following: ... ied by his reelection in 1930 by about 725,000 votes, a record for the state at that time.Secondly, Roosevelt visited 38 states to show the voters that he was physically able to be President. Such a j ... ng his disease (thus believing in his fighting spirit) and also touched by his earnestness.Thirdly, Roosevelt's hopes inspired the people for the future. In a nationwide radio address, Roosevelt outli ...

(2 pages) 1827 0 0.0 Sep/2006

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

Life did get better in the 1930s. How far was Roosevelt responsible for this - or was it due to other factors? Explain your answer.

Roosevelt's responsibility in making life better for many Americans in the 1930s was considerable, b ... erable, but it took World War II to actually lift America out of the Great Depression.First of all, Roosevelt gave $500 million for relief to cities and states through the Federal Emergency Relief Adm ... was done by his famous "fireside chats" where informal radio reports to the American people enabled Roosevelt to gain widespread support for his programs. With higher spirits, people then became even ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Sep/2006

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

Analysis of Roosevelt's Progressive Era

Era Americans had a positive effect on their countries development with the help of leaders such as Roosevelt and Taft.Roosevelt is immortalized on Mount Rushmore now and forever because of his progre ... t is immortalized on Mount Rushmore now and forever because of his progressive tactics in his term. Roosevelt's Anti-Trust policy of 1902 pledged government intervention to break up illegal monopolies ...

(3 pages) 68 0 2.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History