Hoover's Rugged Individualism

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Even though Hoover wasn’t re-elected after 1933, his failed attempt at laissez-faire still affected the American people. An example of this is Roosevelt’s attempt at counteracting Hoover’s Rugged individualism. During Roosevelt’s campaign he promised a ‘New Deal’ for the American people, where, especially in comparison to Hoover’s: ‘laissev-faire’, the US government would be more involved with businesses and the country’s citizens. Summed up, the ‘New Deal’ was about doing everything to keep the country from disaster. Hoover’s run of ‘laissev-faire’ influenced the country politically for a good decade, through the introduction of the New Deal. Without the failure of Rugged individualism and the dire consequences of the Wall street crash, the

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