20th Century American History Unit 3 Homework

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20th Century American 1 Running head: 20TH CENTURY AMERICAN HISTORY UNIT 3 HOMEWORK 20th Century American History Unit 3 Homework Sheryl MacKay Everest College Online 20th Century American History AMH 2030-1001 Vera Parham August 21, 2010
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20th Century American History Unit 3 Homework The First New Deal, 1933, was an attempt to save the capitalistic system and the agencies and laws created had something for just about every sector of society. The Second New Deal, 1935-1936, dealt with some of the class conflict in society at that time. There was legislation for and against management and labor, the cost of the New Deal agencies, and the increase of power of the federal government over the states. The cost and constitutionality of the New Deal agencies also came under fire during the Second New Deal years, especially by the Supreme Court. After FDR had been in office for awhile, and after suffering criticism from conservative businessman and radical reformers, like Huey Long, it was decided that new measures would have to be enacted to fight the effects of the Depression, like poverty, economic measures, fighting unemployment, and social programs. The Works Progress Administration was an example of the Second New Deal measures. It was an attempt to provide work, not just hand out welfare. The New Deal stifled capitalism and prevented free market recovery from happening naturally. This stifling of the free market did not begin with Roosevelt however; Herbert Hoover began the crusade of government intervention into the economy. The policies of Hoover and Roosevelt and their regulations had little to no positive effect on the economy. In fact economic graphs from the era show that the economy was absolutely stifled during the time of government intervention.
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Contrary to wide held opinions Socialism provided the malaise that allowed Hitler to instill Fascism in the 1930’s and 40’s where humans were treated as a commodity to be used to gain advantage for the state. Nazi, Germany was never a capitalist system. It is apparent that Statist policies and over regulation tend to hamper free enterprise. Democrat President Harry S. Truman stated the differences between Democracy and government based welfare states in his inaugural address in 1949. The impact of the New Deal is still debated today. FDR believed that the
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