The Pros And Cons Of The Fair Deal

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“America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” These words were said by Harry S Truman, thirty-third president of the United Sates of America. Truman was a very normal man before his presidency, just a farmer, from a small town. He fought in world war one, came back with his wife and statrted a business, but he was elected County judge and after that he took off in many government posistions. In ninteen forty-four, president Franklin D. Roosevelt, needed a vice president, there where many people to choose, but Harry had the most appeal. Truman Became president 83 days after he was a vice president, when Franklin passed. He had many tough desions to …show more content…
Roosevelt, but he died before he got to apply the law. It was now up to Harry S Truman, and if he wanted to make it a law. The “Fair Deal” was a sreies of laws and orders mainly to solve a few problems at the time. Harry S Truman stated to a large audience of people that, “We must embark on a bold new program for making benefits of our scietific advances and industrail prgress avalible for the improvement and groth of underveloped areas.” (Alonzo Hamby, p. 472) The main thing the deal was trying to accomplish was universal health care, minnimum wage increase, equal rights and education funding. If all of these laws were allowed then the America could be different from now. We would have a free well educated, payed well country, and everyone would have health care. The sad thing is only two of the laws were made offical, the equal rights and minnimum wage increases. But with the two that were accepted by congress did change America. The equal rights finnaly allowed African Americans to do the same thing as the Americans without any separation. Minnimum wage increase, allowed many americans, who worked for minnimum wage to have a little more money left in there pockets. Truman was trying to develop and equal, money effiencinency for everyone to live …show more content…
Although he grew up on the country side he fought in WWI. He was of the Captain of artillery and helped fight the war. After the war he returned home and opened a business with his new wife that he married in France. His ranks among the Democratic Party increased when he became a judge for Jackson. His ranking continued to move up as he became a senator. As a senator during the start of WWII he saved America around 15 billion dollars after checking a corruption. In 1944 President Franklin D. Roosevelt needed a new vice president after being elected. Alonzo also stated that “He also had a good voting record as a senator, and Roosevelt was willing to accept him.” (Alonzo Hamby, p. 468) He choose Truman as his vice president due to his popularity and his public standing as well. Eighty-four days after being his vice Harry S Truman was elected president after Franklin passed away. As president he did many things to help out the world and the United States of

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