CHANGES IN SOCIETY-success and criticisms of the new deal

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The successes of the New Deal were that it helped to restore?
Confidence and faith in government , it stimulated the economy and put the country back on its feet
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America avoided the swing to ______ and ________ that overtook Europe
Communism and Fasicm
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Millions of jobs were created through the alphabet agencies , how many people were employed on public work schemes created by PWA and WPA ?
4 million
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The TVA provedthe lives of?
7 million people
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The income of farmers doubled between ? as a result of?
1932-39 as a result of the AAA
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The New Deal stabilised the US banking system and restored?
confidence to the markets
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Workers were protected by the codes of practice and trade unions were?
allowed
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It created a semi welfare state providing?
pensions for the elderly and widows , and state help for the sick , disabled and umemployed
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The criticism of the new deal was?
It did not go far enough
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The new Deal agencies discriminated against ?
black people they either got no work or less wages than white people
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Who critisised Roosevekt for not sharing out the nations wealth fairly and proposed his own 'share Our Wealth' campaign?
Huey Long , governor of Louisiana
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Father Charles Coughlin criticised the New Deal for not doing enough to help the needy ,What did he make up?
weekly radio broad casts which attracted over 40 million listners
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Who argued that Roosevelt had not done enough to help old people and proposed a pension of $200 a month for everyone over 60?
Dr Frances Townsend
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Some believed that the new deal undermined important?
American values , principles and laws
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Some felt that the federal government now interfered too much in the affairs of the American people the New Deal went against?
the belief in rugged individualism
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It was argues that the new social welfare measures encouraged people to?
live off the state
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Republicans were highly critical , claiming that Roosevelt was changing the accepted role of?
role of government in the UK
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Many viewed trade unions as un-American as they were seen to take away?
The right of choice from workers
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Some conservative Democrats were critical , believing that too much power was given to?
trade unions
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In 1935 , teh Supreme Court ruled that the NRA was unconstitutional , and in 1936 it declared the AAA unconstitutional , claiming that Roosevelt had used?
Federal powers which the constitution had not given him
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Later historical reflections have concluded that?
The alphabet agencies were short term solutions that provided cheap labour and did not solve the underlying economic problems
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Unemployment did not fall but it was America;s entry into the Second WW in 1941 that lifted?
The country out of the depression
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America avoided the swing to ______ and ________ that overtook Europe

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Communism and Fasicm

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Millions of jobs were created through the alphabet agencies , how many people were employed on public work schemes created by PWA and WPA ?

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The TVA provedthe lives of?

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The income of farmers doubled between ? as a result of?

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