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ASSIGNMENT: Historians agree that Social Security is at the heart of New Deal reform. Given that, what does Social Security tell us about the set of policies and programs called the New Deal?



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According to this article, what are the problems this bill was intended to address?

What is the LA Times' main critique of the bill? What are four specific aspects of the bill that they object to?

How does this critique compare with either Houston's critique of the Act OR more general critiques made of the New Deal in the 1930s?

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