The Beveridge Report

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India became one of the first independent nations that emerged after World War II, and like many who gained their independence they were very impoverished. American President Franklin Roosevelt called for a war against poverty, and in Britain, the Beveridge Report also called for the slaying of the giant of poverty, and a creation of a welfare state. The Cold War played a major role in Western government’s efforts to help developing countries, because they were also using similar methods with Communist agenda to help poverty. The Development Economics for these emerging countries played a big part in their acceptance into successful nations. People all joined in on a crusade to confront poverty, with morality, justice, human sympathy, and idealism.

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