The Time of Change New Wildernesses and Awesome Social orders.


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The Time of Change New Outskirts and Awesome Social orders History 17B Address 18 Dynamic and New Arrangement Customs Progressivism has served as the premise for all consequent American change developments. Objective: spare free enterprise from its own particular overabundances. A positive part for government Moderate change
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The Era of Reform New Frontiers and Great Societies History 17B Lecture 18

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Progressive and New Deal Traditions Progressivism has served as the premise for all ensuing American change developments. Objective: spare free enterprise from its own particular overabundances. A positive part for government Moderate change New official offices

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Obstacles to Reform American change comes in waves. Individuals are depleted and frustrated after wars. Americans need an arrival to regularity. After WWII, Americans look to appreciate post-war thriving.

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Calls for change continue… …but few are tuning in.

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Truman’s Fair Deal Government ought to give full livelihood Subsidize lodging National wellbeing protection Federal guide to training. Social liberties enactment Integrated the military. “Do Nothing” 80 th Congress

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Dwight Eisenhower Americans looked for an all the more calm President in 1950s. A blundering nonentity or an authority in the background? Shrouded Hand Presidency Subordinates take the warmth while he keeps afloat brawl.

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Modern Republicanism Ike was an even minded, moderate Republican Filled his Administration with business administrators. Government had a restricted part. Increments in Social Security and unemployment protection. Development of Federal parkways.

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The Other America 25% of Americans were poor Vast greater part of senior natives lived in destitution Racism and segregation

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Getting the Country Moving Again Expansive years of the 1950s were seedbed for significant change in 1960s. Minorities and poor needed to partake in U.S. financial thriving. Prosperous America felt sufficiently liberal to give them a chance to. Americans thought about whether the nation could do more…

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John F. Kennedy JFK joined a cognizant vision of social change with political practicality. His childhood encapsulated the dissident part of a President. A darker side to JFK that we now know. In any case, while alive, he spoke to the 1960s\' guarantee as a time of change.

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The New Frontier No radical goals. Tame the abundances of private enterprise, not topple it. JFK reformers practical people willing to bargain. New Frontier guarantees : end racial separation, elected guide to training, medicinal watch over the elderly, increment in the lowest pay permitted by law, government activity to end 1960-61 subsidence.

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Nation Building Promote change both at home and abroad through American values and private enterprise Also battle the Cold War Strengthen Third World through liberal-financial endeavors. Peace Corps educators, professionals, farming counsels Alliance for Progress $20 billion and specialized help

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Counter-Insurgency Training of local police and military. Green Berets ferret out comrade rebels.

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Accomplishments and Setbacks Executive Orders Food conveyance to poor families Peace Corps Committees on equivalent job and the status of ladies Collective bartering in the government administration Public works speeding up Equal open door in lodging Most New Frontier enactment suppressed in Congress His demise guarantees section.

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Lyndon Baines Johnson An unrefined yet enthusiastic man.

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A Master in Persuasion Not willing to trade off for a large portion of a roll. Authoritative achievements: Health care Poverty enactment Federal guide to schools and expressions Domestic spending on expressways and streets Civil Rights (most noteworthy accomplishment)

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War on Poverty Economic Opportunity Act (1964) Job preparing in Job Corps Loans to provincial families and urban little organizations VISTA (Volunteers for Service to America) helped the poorest in America Over $1 billion for EOA

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The Great Society LBJ looked to amplify the New Deal Job Corps and preparing projects Medicare for the matured Medicaid to the poor Aid to instruction and Head Start Federal dollars for urban areas, mass travel, and lodging. Ecological wellbeing enactment Mental wellbeing offices.

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Critics of Reform Critics on the Right Government interruption and centralization Critics on the Left Not generally assaulting foundations of the issues (bigotry, class separation, maldistribution of riches) Also extremely lavish!

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Impact and Legacy In 1960, 1 in 3 Americans were poor. In 1973, 1 in 10 Americans were poor. Incredible Society was the high water sign of lobbyist government. We now anticipate that legislature will control natural security or mechanical contamination. All Americans profited (not simply poor people).

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Limits of “Liberal” Reform Capitalism acknowledged as a positive framework. Give reasonable open doors so individuals can succeed all alone. Extraordinary Society not a “cure-all” – but rather sold as one. Vietnam War smashs Liberal ac

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