Ideas about how the economy changed after WWII are summarized.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 16, 2018, 9:27 pm ad1c9bdddf
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As you examine how Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal policies helped to transform the American economy from its focus on recovery from the Great Depression to more modernity, please note you are on the right track since the economy became stronger. However, please note that some negatives also occurred simultaneously, so it was not 100% productive.
Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal policies helped to transform the American economy from its focus on recovery from the Great Depression to more modernity.
Thus, the war solidified the recovery efforts and made the American economy stronger. Mass production of war materials denoted America's greatest contribution to the war effort. These industries created jobs on an unprecedented level.
The economy was extremely strong at the end of the war and remained vigorous despite switching from war production to the mass production of peacetime goods.
You might also add that the post World War II economy also changed by increased Federal Government control and intervention. For example, you might ...
Economic changes in America after WWII are listed.
World War II To Present, American Presidents, Challenges
1. Evaluate Richard Nixon as president, focusing on his policies in the United States and abroad.
2. Describe the economic conditions of the 1970s, including stagflation and the end of the post-World War II economic boom, and describe how Presidents Ford and Carter attempted to confront the problem.
3. Describe the perpetuation of 1960s-style activism and how it transformed into a politics of identity in the 1970s.
4. Evaluate the domestic policies of Ronald Reagan as president, including the economic challenges the country faced in the 1980s.
5. Discuss the problems Reagan's successor faced in paying for the "Reagan revolution."
6. Describe the conditions for and aftermath of the end of the Cold War.
7. Discuss the technological revolution that took place during Bill Clinton's presidency, and describe the social and economic changes that took place as a result of this revolution.
8. Discuss the new focus on multiculturalism that grew during the latter part of the twentieth century.
9. Explain what makes the description of America as actually "two Americas" an accurate one.
10. Describe George W. Bush's plans for democracy in the Middle East, and assess the degree of success he had.
11. Explain some of the hopes and frustrations of Barack Obama's first years in office.