When Emil Seidel, was elected as the first socialist mayor of Milwaukee, in 1910, he remembered that before his term, Milwaukee was corrupt. This corruption is exactly what led many voters to elect a socialist mayor, they wanted change, and they knew the socialist party would get it done without crookedness or extortion. The ideals the socialist party possessed and implemented were strengthening a fair labor movement, establishing a park and recreation system, cleaning up the police department, and creating protection for environmental issues. Many of these reforms were implemented and helped transform Milwaukee into a booming economy and safe place to live. One would think when reflecting on the history given of the socialist party that they
Innocent Belief Famously known for his novel, The Jungle, Upton Sinclair changed American life in the early 1900s without a doubt through his literature. However, many don’t realize that Sinclair reformed American life in more than one instance, through more than one book. At times, he even reached beyond his realm of literature to discuss other needed adjustments. Besides the serendipitous changes he created for the meat packaging industry, Sinclair’s other actions throughout his life are, subjectively, important to American history, according to Anthony Arthur. In his biography, Radical Innocent: Upton Sinclair, Arthur reveals his bias towards Sinclair, while supplying a relevant nature to his writing across an in-depth review of Sinclair’s
He was not a good candidate for either of the parties. Neither of the sides liked him very much. Democratic and republican did not put him up for re-election. He didn't really support the parties he was in. He was always drunk and used bad language and that made the parties not want to go along with him.
A passionate politician, he advocated for war with Great Britain shortly after the inception of the United States. He was the chairman on the committees that passed bills supporting roads, permanent roads, and a strong army and navy. During this time, he was a proponent of nationalism, supporting strong national policies. He served as the secretary of war under James Monroe. He was a leading member of the old Republican party (later the Democratic party).
He believed that it was the people’s responsibility to get themselves out of the depression since they got themselves into the mess in the first place. President Franklin D. Roosevelt on the other hand would interact with the people of America during the depression, FDR would actually get on the radio every week and talk to the people about what he had planned for them. The New Deal was FDR’s plan and It was designed to give people their jobs back and reduce the amount of the unemployed people in the U.S. However, the New Deal wasn’t specific on how it’d give the jobs back in fact the New Deal actually catered to white people, black people were stripped of their jobs and were replaced by white people.
The economic plan known as the American System came into existence when the next generation of politicians gained their office positions (Schultz,Mays,Winfree,2010). The plan, an updated version developed by Democratic-Republicans who had externally endorsed Jefferson's small government plan, but intently desired the advocacy of the federal government. The ringleaders for the American System were Henry Clay of Kentucky and John C. Calhoun of South Carolina. From their perspective, the government should create roads and canals for internal improvements, in which allowed for economic growth between states. They wanted to establish secure banks instead of allowing the people to borrow from shady money lenders.
Compared to the era’s earlier presidents, Roosevelt stands out to be incredibly socialist and sought to expand federal power like no incumbent had done before. FDR tried to put his mark
His idea to better help america in this time of need was to try to have people give more charity to others. “ My own conviction is strongly that if we break down this sense of responsibility, of individual generosity to individual”. However this idea did not get the economy back to normal.
The Populist Party otherwise called the People’s Party was founded before the Civil War, the party consists of farmers, laborers, and socialists, where most of the populist came from the South and the West. The party adopted a system to change the debt-stricken way how the farmers, support the laborers and the shortening of workdays for the industrial workers and a few types of reforms, for example the right to referendums, recall and female suffrage, which many farmers and workers believed that the Populist Party was a voice for their anger and a gross for inequality and injustice in the American society. In the meantime, Labor 's efforts to organize and collectively bargain with the trusts were systematically suppressed. All these things
Millions had lost their jobs, their homes and they were hungry. The nation was in crisis and Roosevelt took advantage of this situation. During the 1932 presidential election, Franklin Delano Roosevelt promised a “new deal for the American people.” Roosevelt sent Congress several proposals to fight the Depression. These proposals collectively would become known as the New Deal.
The Impact of Edgar Allan Poe on American Culture Edgar Allan Poe once said, “Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.” Edgar Allan Poe is among many authors as one of the most influential writers of all time. Edgar Allan Poe had a unique writing style that no one else did. He did impact many people and still impacts many to this day.
After that he attended the University of Notre Dame, which is still here today. He didn’t stop there. He also attended the University of New York and the University of Oregon. So he was definitely an educated man. He wasn’t always a writer though, he was also a landscape photographer until 1981.
When all seemed lost, Roosevelt implemented his plan to end the Great Depression. His New Deal consisted of “alphabet laws” which helped nearly all sections of our economy. These series of laws helped the farmers increase profit and increased employment and so much more. Overall, The New Deal stabilized the economy and has lasting effects on social welfare programs in America.
James Mercer Langston Hughes was the first African American to achieve national prominence, and the figure of such stature in the black community. His influence and ideas were inescapable, as he saw himself as a poet for an entire nation. Hughes role model, Walt Whitman helped to give him the ideas of the optimistic vision of America and how to achieve and accomplish some of the things he did in his life. Langston Hughes inspired many people and expressed the African American spirt and soul in his works.