Opposition of the Right

Rich People

Did not like the new deal as they had to pay more in tax to fund the alphabet agencies

Roosevelt was seen as a class traitor

Harper's Magazine- article called 'they hate Roosvelt'

Assasination attempt by a Richman

Often rich people referred to him as 'The  cripple in the White House'

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did not like increased ferderal power


Governor Martin of Oregon

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American Liberty League

Set up by businessmen

Including the Du Pont family

He is sovietising the New Deal

Hated the NRA


Disliked- Wagner act gave power to workers

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Democrat Party

Becomes powerful in the second New Deal

1924- John Davis

1928- Al Smith

^ Leading members of ALL ^

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Republican Party

Don't like New Deal yet are destroyed in 1936 election

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