Arguments Against the New Deal Last updated Save as PDF Page ID187191 "The illusory prosperity and feverish optimism which marked preceding years have given way to fearful economic insecurity and to wide-spread dispair." - Senator Rober M. La Follette Jr., 1931 Research: Use the notes from the previous assignment and research arguments against the New Deal. Use the web to find reputable websites that discuss opposition to the New Deal. Here is one of many websites that lists who and why people opposed the New Deal: Respond: Prepare a speech opposing the New Deal. Include philosophical arguments and historical facts to defend the selected position. Additionally, use the beliefs and the role of President Roosevelt in the argument. Include at least 3 arguments against the New Deal. Go to the next page to submit your speech.