Great Post Jay: Liberalism And Its Challenges

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Great post Jay. I am a Political Science Major and a Government teacher and never saw the “greatness” all the high school teachers preach of FDR either. That is one of the reasons; I challenged myself to take this course as my elective. Hamby’s analyze is more in line with my political science than my fellow preaching colleges of liberalism. In Government class, Roosevelt is referred to as an Imperial President and he beginning of the modern Presidency. Liberalism and Its Challenges have convinced me that FDR and Truman were Presidents at the right time in history though. Hamby notes, FDR as having appealing style and mastery political skills (Hamby 1992, 22). And, Truman was an effective administrator (Hamby 1992, 55). That was exactly

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