The M.E.Sharpe Library of Franklin D.Roosevelt Studies: v. 2

The M.E.Sharpe Library of Franklin D.Roosevelt Studies: v. 2

by Nancy Beck Young, William D. Pederson, Byron W. Daynes
     
 
Although Roosevelt had no single plan to alter Congress's role, the incremental changes adopted during the New Deal transformed Congress. Examining the immediate reactions of groups in Congress and beyond, and the long-term effects, this study offers insights into a key period in US politics.

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Although Roosevelt had no single plan to alter Congress's role, the incremental changes adopted during the New Deal transformed Congress. Examining the immediate reactions of groups in Congress and beyond, and the long-term effects, this study offers insights into a key period in US politics.

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Provides a fresh set of insights on a key period in modern American politics, illuminating the impact of individuals and groups and examining long-term trends. Subjects of discussion include Roosevelt and Progressive Republicans, the "radical" Populist-Progressive heritage and the New Deal, and the new Deal in the Jewish community. Includes an appendix of congressional "mavericks," a chronology, and a biographical digest of brief facts on individuals mentioned in the text. Studies were originally presented at a conference at Louisiana State University at Shreveport. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765606235
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/30/2001
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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