Communist and Socialists parties also ran candidatesFDR’s campaign was the New Deal to solve the depression, but no one knew what these would beRoosevelt won 42 of the 48 states to be presidentAmerican government would never be the same, Roosevelt's presidency marked a shift from government non-interference and individual responsibility to a government-managed economy and the provision of state welfare.
Almost everything FDR proposed was approved by CongressThis didn’t make sense when so many people were hungryG.B. Peterson not only operated a country store but also ran a dairy farm in Tennessee. When New Deal agriculture agents told local dairy farmers to pour out their milk rather than sell it at a loss, Peterson refused. He knew families in the community , many former customers at his store, who could not afford to feed their families. He took his surplus mild to them and gave it away.
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