Jeong Question 9-2 - HIS 204 World War II had many impacts...

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HIS 204 World War II had many impacts on the United States of America’s way of life and the role it would play in the world community. Of the many affects of, as Winston Churchill called The Unnecessary War, three pivotal changes occurred in both domestic and foreign policy. On the domestic side there was tremendous growth of the Federal Government and an expansion of its domestic powers. The Foreign Policy also shifted from the strict advice of the founders of non-intervention to world super power with far reaching influence. A third impact of WWII was the slow but steady decay of sovereignty for the United States of America. With programs like expanding the unemployment insurance, extensions of Employment Service, higher minimum wages, Fair Employment Practices Commission, Taft-Hartley Act, McCarran Internal Security Act and a host of other Federal Mandates the United States Federal Government expanded its reach into the 50 states. Although seemingly benign, this slow and creeping intrusion of federal power over sates rights and erosion of Constitutional rights
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2009 for the course HIST 104A taught by Professor Hanson during the Spring '08 term at Binghamton University.

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Jeong Question 9-2 - HIS 204 World War II had many impacts...

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