Presidential Scholars Theses (1990 – 2006)

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Open Access Presidential Scholars Thesis

Abstract

The following essay will examine what type of public policy, if any, was pursued to combat the high levels of unemployment that plagued the American economy from early 1937 until the signing of the Lend Lease Act in 1941. The writer will attempt to explain why Roosevelt failed to bring unemployment to a more acceptable level during these years. The following chapters include detailed analysis of federal relief programs, the isolationist movement, fiscal and monetary policy, all vital components of public policy towards unemployment.

Date of Award

1991

Department

Department of Management

Presidential Scholar Designation

A paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the designation Presidential Scholar

Comments

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Date Original

1991

Object Description

1 PDF file (60 pages)

Date Digital

2-22-2018

Copyright

©1991 - Jill M. Hemphill

Type

document

Language

EN

File Format

application_pdf

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