He started by trying to fix the banking system he

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He started by trying to fix the banking system, he enacted the FDIC and SEC 1933 this made some guarantees but also some regulations He created the AAA and the NIRA to limit the production of food to make a good balance, hurt sharecroppers He created Social Security to help people that go unemployed He Started the TVA which meant the government intervened in some sort Few Examples how he changed the role of government
3. Compare America's domestic response to WWI with its domestic response to WWII. (Use at least 3 examples.
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THE COLD WAR BEGINS (1945-1952) Aftermath of WWII Demobilization o Reduction of Military o GI Bill o “Baby Boomer”- Born between 1946-1960 Division of Europe o United States vs Soviet Union o Germany and Berlin United Nations-April 1945 The Containment Policy Containment Defined o George Kennan “Long Telegram” 1946 This is something Kennan did not like, this became foreign policy for the next 40 years The Truman Doctrine o Greek Turkish Aid, 1947 o The Idea to go anywhere in the world, in hopes that we will stop Communism The Marshall Plan o European Recovery Plan Berlin Crisis, June 1948-Dropping supplies from the sky o Berlin Airlift, 1948-49 NATO, 1949- Countries adhering to Democracy and Capitalism Soviet Atomic Bomb, 1949 NSC-68 (1950) NATO vs WARSAW PACT Truman’s Domestic Policies Support of Unions o Taft-Hartley Labor Act, 1947- Made to lessen the power of Unions o Truman vetoed this act Civil Rights o Desegregation of the Military o Truman’s Democrat party is not a fan of these ideas The Fair Deal o High minimum wage o Expanded Social Security o Public Housing Won Election, 1948 First President to Advocate for Federal Healthcare
Cold War at Home National Security Act of 1947 o Department of Defense o National Security Council- Advises the president of national security issues o CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) Another Red Scare o Un-American=Communist o House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) o Truman Loyalty Program- If you work for the federal government, you have to sign an oath o McCarthyism (Senator Joseph McCarthy) The Cold War Heats Up o China’s Fall to Communism, 1949 o Korean War, 1950-1953 38 th Parallel N. Korean forces move South UN Forces Intervene November of 1950s, China actually pushes some of our men back Entry of Chinese Communist Dismissal of MacArthur- Pushing for Nuclear Warfare, Truman dismissed him The UN gave the President more power than they ever have before Negotiations for Peace Election of 1952 o Dwight D. Eisenhower-Created the Highway System He was a very likable president, very decisive Republican Departure from Democrat Controlled White House VP Richard Nixon- Sees in Black/White Eisenhower’s Domestic Policy o Eisenhower’s Background o Early Leadership Appointments Social Security Benefits Rise in Wages Interstate Highway System First Republican in the White House for around 20 years Highest standard of living in the entire world in the 50s Culture of the 1950s o Consumer Culture

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