history 2112 essay review - 1. Evaluate the accomplishments...

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1. Evaluate the accomplishments and failures of the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard M Nixon. How did the office of the presidency change beginning with the administration of Theodore Roosevelt? Give specific examples from the presidencies of both T.Roosevelt and his predecessors to support your answer. Which of the presidencies above was most successful? Why? Least successful? Why? Teddy Roosevelt: - Accomplishments: Panama Canal Treaty, established many wildlife preserves and national parks, added on to the Monroe doctrine (US may use force and intervene in latin American countries along with the western hemisphere) (europeans we’re still staying out of the west.) Northern Securities Case (busted monopolies and trusts) - Failures: Did not address civil rights (but weren’t really as much of an issue back then) FDR: - Accomplishments: FDIC, Social Security Act, AAA, CCC, TVA, SEC - Failures: He set out to do what he said he was going to do, he carried out The
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