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Hist2057 essay2 - 2. Describe the impact of the New Deal on...

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2. Describe the impact of the New Deal on American society and government. In doing so, be sure to discuss the primary goal and basic overall characteristics of several specific New Deal programs. Opposition in Supreme Court from conservatives - some of Roosevelt’s programs thought to be unconstitutional, most of new deal under scrutiny -The Liberty League – Conservative group, funds challenges and advertising AGAINST the new deal -Father Charles Coughlin- radio show most popular in nation, conservative voice of America, supported new deal at first then turned against in 1935, believed depression was a Jewish conspiracy Huey Long -provides opposition from the left with liberal ideas, likes New Deal at first then says it doesn’t do enough and fights against it so he can run against FDR -starts the “Share Our Wealth” party – plans to take extra wealth from the rich and redistribute it to the poor -thought he would lose 1936 election but split vote and then win in 1940 New Role for Organized Labor National Labor Relation Board (NLRB): gives Unions the right to exist; bargain for wages and hours; and makes it illegal to fire persons of a Union Government ensures basic living standards Federal Housing Administration
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