• According to Mark Falcoff and Ronald Dolkart ; “Previous government´s failure to effectively respond to the economic crisis in the country following World War II discredited former leaders, and created a demand for a strong leader to fill their place” (Falcoff & Dolkart, 1975).
• Other authors as Barager considers that the illegitimacy of previous governments influence the approval of Perón. “The answer to the question ‘Why Peron’ lies in the Argentine past and in the failure of previous governments to satisfy the needs and aspirations of the Argentine masses and of other groups dissatisfies with a status quo maintained by force and fraudulent elections …show more content…
Peron´s governmental policies
• During his first months as a President, Perón launched his First Five-Year Plan in which he seek to industrialize the country and create a stable middle class.
• According to Marshall (2014), “He implemented policies to protect workers, including the creation of paid vacations, and limitations on the hours in a working day. Under Perón, workers had more regulations to protect them than ever before, and also began to receive significantly higher wages” (pg. 14)
• From 1952 to 1955, Peron´s regime experienced a difficult time in which his regime was not able to maintain their sources of strength. For that reason, Perón attempted to keep in power by political authoritarianism (Goldwert, 1972).
• In order to preserve the power, Perón developed economic and domestic policies in order to benefit the worker. He intended to keep the support with populist …show more content…
The new laws were based on economic nationalization and better working conditions.
• “His “New Deal” economic reforms were embodied in two sweeping five year plans, the first passed in 1946, and the second in 1952. Both rested on several core principles: enlarged state ownership through nationalization of utilities, central economic planning by the state, and industrialization” (Pahowka, 2005)
• “The declaration of a new constitution in March 1949 was the pinnacle of Perón's political power, based on a coalition of the workers, the military, women, and, surprisingly, some of the middle-class. The new constitution guaranteed the right to work, to earn a reasonable wage, good working conditions, human dignity, and well-being” (Gale, 2012).
• Eva Peron constitute an important image for Peronism. She lobbied for the institution of voting rights for women, something that she successfully achieved. She was consider to run with Juan Domingo for the presidency of Argentina, but the political opposition and her health affected the