Class Notes

During the 1920s and 1930s Congress was able to take back some control away from the president as the Progressive movement faded away. This was seen in the way they passed neutrality laws during the 1930s to keep the U.S. out of war with Germany. FDR felt the U.S. would probably be needed to stop Hitler and said so in a speech in 1937. However, FDR was forced to change his toon after the speech with public reaction. The nation was not ready to enter a second world war and they let the president know.

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