The Changing Role of the American President Research Paper by CalDR

The Changing Role of the American President
Discusses how the social and political roles of U.S. Presidents evolved from 1861 to 1969.
# 29889 | 3,250 words | 6 sources | APA | 2002 | US

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This paper discusses the thesis: The Presidents of the United States took on activist roles in response to wars and progressive social reform. Whereas powers assumed during war were to recede following war?s conclusion, the increased role of the President were always increased with social reform that put social programs under the command of the executive. This was to alter dramatically after Truman?s administration decided to introduce atomic weapons to warfare.

Paper Outline:

1. Lincoln?s Presidency
2. The Gilt Age Presidents
3. Gilt Age Presidents
4. Normalcy
5. Roosevelt?s New Deal
6. Truman and the Post-War Era

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