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Running head: EISENHOWER POLICIES 1 Eisenhower Policies Dustin Robison University of Phoenix
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Eisenhower Policies Eisenhower managed the economy by taking stands that focused on the problem and how to solve it in the long term, not necessarily for short term purposes. Eisenhower chose to reduce federal spending and the government’s role in the economy rather than use deficit spending and tax cuts to stimulate it. Eisenhower was able to take a pragmatic stands with the Highway Act and the St. Lawrence Seaway Act because both these would add to this country’s economy by creating new jobs. The funding for each of these programs came from user tolls and taxes rather than from general revenues. Eisenhower was able to work with all parties to reach a consensus
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2011 for the course HIS 135 taught by Professor Runyon during the Summer '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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