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Connor Scribner History 2301 October 14 th , 2009 Study Questions Adam Cohen A : Nothing to Fear FDR's Inner Circle and the Hundred Days that Created Modern America 1) Cohen notes in his introduction that Franklin D. Roosevelt often gets full credit for the landmark programs of his famous first hundred days in office. Nothing to Fear attempts to correct that reputation. What “philosophy” lay behind FDR’s actions? What were FDR’s strengths as a President? What were his weaknesses? On what basis did he choose his Cabinet and his advisors? How did he make his decisions? To what degree was he responsible for the shape and content of the New Deal? What New Deal programs did FDR favor? Prohibition Which one did he originate himself? The Bank & Monetary Reform (Emergency Banking Act) Which ones did he actually oppose, at least at the beginning? The bonus bill, which is a part of the Economy Act. 2) For each of these main figures (Raymond Moley, Lewis Douglas, Henry Wallace,
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