2-26-06 - A New Deal for All

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Unformatted text preview: A New Deal For All? 2/27/06 1. Redistribution of National Income a. Very little change from 1920-30-40 b. Did not challenge the main tenet of capitalism – private control of capital 2. Lack of Coherence a. Lack of spokesman for systematic philosophy b. Failures, inconsistencies c. Tinkers with numerous economic programs – opportunistic, but not coherent d. Generally clear goals (a country where no one is left out) 3. Accommodation of Migrant Communities a. Brings them into the democratic party 4. Creates unions 5. Brings modern conveniences to rural America 6. Blacks a. 1920’s i. Affluence of the 20’s was only applicable to whites ii. Second class citizenship, lack of job security, caste structure of society iii. Political disenfranchisement b. 1930’s i. Lack of care about the economic downturn ii. African Americans continue to sink into further poverty 1. Most lived in the rural south but less than 20% owned their own land 2. 2/3 earned almost no profits 3. Many left for the cities, where they found little relief because poor white people took “black” jobs...
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2010 for the course HIST 322 taught by Professor Smith,js during the Spring '06 term at Cornell.

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