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Unformatted text preview: instead of taking a rigid approach to political ideas. One area he was able to come to a general agreement was with the New Deal programs. He chose not to dismantle New Deal program but to add to their effectiveness. He also increased Social Security, unemployment insurance, and the minimum wage. He also accepted a small federally supported medical insurance plan for the needy, and public housing programs. Eisenhower remained against big government so he rejected liberal proposals on housing and universal health care through the Social Security system....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2010 for the course BUSINESS M HIS/135 taught by Professor Daviddiamond during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Winter '10