Opposition to the new deal (Huey Long (Was not doing enough to help the…
Opposition to the new deal
Interfeered to much in peoples lives
Disliked a handout culture
Wanted to be laissez-faire
Heavily dislike minimum wage established by the NRA
Was not doing enough to help the poor
Had a programme called share our wealth - which would put huge taxes on the rich.
1935 was murdered
Had significant support from working classes
Membership rose from 8 million clubs to 2000 by 1935,
11/16 alphabet agencies were labelled as unconstitutional and illegal
Alphabet agencies control federal governments and makes them all the same
Had 35 million listners on his show
Anti-semetic - which resulted in his dowmfall
Openly criticised Roosevelt
He funded a magazine called the weekly jsutice
Wanted to increase pensions to the old
He believed this would fix the economy because they would just spend the moeny and fuel the economy.
0.5 million elderly people supported his plan
The Social Security Act of 1935 was seen as a scaled down version of the bill he wanted.
Socialists and communists
Very little impact
Lack of support as people feared and were suspicous of communism