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More FDR People are looking to Washington and the president as they have never before. Despite relief programs by the first New Deal, relief did not reach all of the needy, and the paychecks did not always reach to all of their families. The Second New Deal Was there the potential for some sort of breakdown out democratic system of government in the Great Depression How did the premises of the Second New Deal differe from those of the first new deal What where the three most far-reaching programs of the Second New Deal, and what were their legacies Election of 1936 How do we evaluate the Second New Deal. 1934 textile mill strikes that shook the country over the course of the year. Cabbies in Philadelphia and NY, Communist Farm workers protesting. “A few hundred funerals will have a quieting influence on activism” Roosevelt and the federal govt did not do a whole lot, although they did not help the owners. Urged people to join unions. Huey Long One of the two most dangerous men in America-FDR Was a populist, governor and senator in Louisiana Voters loved him compared him to Jesus Managed to include blacks in his social programs Created public work projects, and built up LSU and taxed corrupt oil companies
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 111H taught by Professor Lentz-smith during the Spring '08 term at Duke.

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