Republican Policies In The 1920s Essay

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It is evident from the information gathered from the sources that the Republican policies that were brought forth in the 1920’s were to a small extent beneficial to America at the time but overall had very negative effects on the nation as a whole. The sources tend to agree that the Republican policies introduced during this time allowed American businesses as well as the economy to experience a short term boom; however it was not sustained in the long-term. One can see that the policies put in place by the republicans were only partially constructive in the 1920’s but overall did not benefit America as a nation.
Throughout all the information gathered from the sources one can see that the Republican policy of Laissez- faire was a contributing
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Due to the Republicans policy of limiting the intervention government had in businesses, the Republican government did not allow trade unions to be allowed in businesses. The government felt that the implementation of trade unions would restrict the profits made by businesses and add more problems in the business than was needed. This is turn shows that the Republican policies were not beneficial to America as it failed to protect its people and implement and social welfare. The Republican government did not allow trade unions which left many American workers to be exploited by their capitalist employers. The Republican policies were not beneficial as they failed to protect the interests of the American people. The Republicans during this time were more concerned about the progression the economy rather that looking after the people. (Source J) helps show that the failure to introduce any social welfare for the American people was a great failure by the Republican government and did not benefit America at the

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