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Unformatted text preview: LAST HISTORY MEETING OF SPRING 28/04/2008 09:00:00 Advice: Not necessary to read Watergate and what happened after because we wont cover that. Historical Lessons from 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, & 60s: Essay will be comparing decades. 20s: Bubbles are bad news, there is a danger when there is a gap between the economic status of the masses and the wealthy because the big consumers of America are the many as in the poor people. Prohibition doesnt work very well, often it leads to crime. Twenties should have taught women and feminists to be careful loosing the next generation of women, because they lost women in the 20s and they hadnt come back until the 60s. 30s: Sometimes the government has to step in when there is economic catastrophe and be the employer for last resort or we may be headed towards a dictatorship. Italy and Germany were used to hard times and American was not so who knows we could have turned if the new deal wouldnt have worked we could have turned to a dictator on the right or left. The economy is almost we could have turned to a dictator on the right or left....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course POLS 2312 taught by Professor Millsap during the Spring '08 term at UT Arlington.
- Spring '08