final essays examples - 1. Thesis: Because of Prohibition...

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1. Thesis: Because of Prohibition there was a strong dissonance between the US government and its citizens in the 1920s; however, after experiencing the Great Depression, citizens found a new loyalty to their government when FDR provided 3 helpful institutions through his New Deal: welfare, social security and creation of government jobs. o Experience in the 1920s/prohibition (relationship with govt), experience of Great Depression (cause and effect) o FDR/New Deal to fix economy, creation of govt jobs o Social Security and welfare Thesis: The realization of a flawed economic system spurred on by Black Tuesday changed the purpose of the government and brought on the creation and evolution of the New Deal. o Black Tuesday American prosperity in the 1920s – ambitious consumerism Black Tuesday hits, consumerism shock – turning point in govt purpose o 1 st New Deal Hoover attempts to save capitalist system w/ emergency relief and Constr act FDR creates NRA to spur unions and labor organization, not followed up by
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