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Unformatted text preview: Class Notes PS 220 August 29, 2007 American political culture Geography History Slavery Civil War The Great Depression Evolution of national institutions Religion Protestantism Capitalism The resulting constitutional arrangements Separation of Powers Legislative Executive Judiciary Powers Representation Term of Office The resulting policy process Accessibility Bargaining Incrementalism The legacy of the traditional system The Great Depression showed us that not always is there a possibility for self help. It required governmental intervention at the national level due to the extent of the problem. This increased the role of the governments influence and power. These governmental programs produced results that were visible and effective. These programs are called “The New Deal”. The role of the government was forever changed, and its new role was a more involved one. Its goals were to prevent another depression and to have more influence on the economy, specifically under the president as he was...
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