SG_Commonwealth_Ad.Roosevelt - What does this argument...

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Study Guide - Commonwealth Club Address (1932) Franklin D. Roosevelt 1.What was, according to Roosevelt, the “great political duel” between Hamilton and Jefferson? What stance toward government did each man adopt? 2.What, according to Roosevelt, was the significance of the frontier? What has happened to the frontier? 3.How, according to Roosevelt, did the Industrial Revolution change the United States? What new demands did it place upon government? 4.What, according to Roosevelt, is now the greatest threat to freedom? How must the United States respond to that threat? 5.In what ways does Roosevelt draw upon Jefferson’s principles? What about Hamilton’s principles? 6.How does Roosevelt make the argument for higher wages?
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Unformatted text preview: What does this argument reveal of his analysis of the economy and what drives it? 7.Roosevelt call for an economic declaration of rights, an economic constitutional order. In what ways would such a declaration and order resemble the Bill of Rights and the Constitution? In what ways would it be different? 8.Roosevelt claims that the economic magnates of his day are not business men but princes of property. But, as he explains, he is not prepared to say that the system which produces them is wrong. Why does he say this? Is he correct? How would Marx respond? 9.How does Roosevelts version of government and the lone wolf compare with the analysis of Madison?...
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