HST 341 Week 3 Class Notes
HST 341 Week 3 Class Notes HST 341
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The Modern American Presidency Week 3 Notes FDR End of a Legacy: ● Considered to be the first Modern American President ● Brought policy control into his hands, and not through a department's ● 1936 FDR carried 46/48 states (all but Maine & Vermont) ● Supreme Court proved to be a major blockade for FDR ● Court Packing Any judge aged 70+ would mean another judge to be added, up tp 15 ● Court packing caused a great uproar from Americans, showed FDR that he could not do whatever he wanted ● Truman was chosen as VP for his incompetence, would allow FDR to do what he pleased. Permanent Modern Changes due to FDR: ● Independent agencies (as a concept) ● Staff & Advisors (added/created) ● Media connections to the people ● Increased Globalization Eisenhower appointed first White house chief of Staff Cold War lasted from 19451991 (fall of Soviet Union) Victory in Cold War: ● Soviet Union defeated? ● America as superpower? ● End of communism as a threat?
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