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By 1941 life had got better for many Americans. How far was Roosevelt responsible for this or was it due to other factors?

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1. 2. History Coursework Task 3 JOSEPH MCMURROUGH By 1941 life had got better for many Americans. How far was Roosevelt responsible for this or was it due to other factors? This essay will explain how much Roosevelt was responsible for the pick up of the economy, or whether it was due to factors not directly associated with him. One of the factors that was directly associated with him was the NEW DEAL. The NEW DEAL was meant to help people into jobs and therefore America out of the depression, but as you can see from the table below proved only to be a short-term success. ...read more.

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broke out in 1938. This was not directly associated with F.D.R as he was not involved in the early stages. This was tremendous for America, as they were the ones supplying the arms to the forces both Britain and Germany. They were now out of the depression as nearly the whole of the American peoples were now employed and producing guns, ships, and aircraft to sell to the warring countries. Although most people benefited not all did. Some people, like the blacks, were left as outcasts and were not employed or paid. ...read more.

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In fact you could buy more of a product with a raw material, such as coal, than you could with American dollars that you had worked for (if you had a job). Another reason for America surviving the depression was the fact that they stayed a democracy and that they did it legaly unlike Hitler and the Nazis who created a dictatorship and only suceeded due to their brutal ways such as the killings of the Jews. * In conclusion I think that the start of The European war was the main reason for the re-development of the American economy and how that led to the creation of so many jobs. ` * * * * ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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