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Identify and critically review the impact of the New Deal policies from 1930s as developed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his administrations on American society, economics and politics up to today.

Essay titles BMAN 20610 American society and economy, November 2020.
Please select one from the choice of the following essay titles
1. Consider the plight of native Americans in US society since the start of the 19 century and identify if the original peoples of North America have been better integrated to mainstream society in the last 50 years.
2. Identify and critically review the impact of the New Deal policies from 1930s as developed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his administrations on American society, economics and politics up to today.
3. Critically assess and review the role of trade unions in US society and politics in the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century.
4. Critically assess the legacy of Eleanor Roosevelt one of the most famous first ladies in modern times.
5. Discuss and critically review the controversy caused by being asked to wear face masks and coverings during the 2020 pandemic in the United States with reference to the values of the population and the US Constitution.
6. Critically review the presidency of Donald Trump from 2017 to 2020 identifying both his strengths and weaknesses. How would you assess his effectiveness in contrast to other presidents of the 20th and 21st centuries.
7. Establish how American military involvement in Vietnam across the 1960s and early 1970s affected American society and politics. What were the main lessons that the US took from this prolonged disastrous conflict and how does it still impact on American foreign policy and its role in global affairs.
8. The 2017 to 2020 Donald Trump presidency is the most divisive sense Jimmy Carter from 1976 to 1980, critically discuss this statement.
The word limit for the essay is1500 words with a plus and minus tolerance of 10%. It comprises of 30% of the total mark for this course.
You should submit your choice of essay by 3 pm on the 18th of December 2020.If you would like to discuss your ideas for your essay then please book an appointment for a one-to-one tutorial or if you want to do this in a group then this is fine with me.
Lawrence Benson, 12th November 2020.

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