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By William Faulkner

This novel received either the Pulitzer Prize and the nationwide ebook Award in 195. An allegorical tale of global conflict I, set within the trenches in France and working ostensibly with a mutiny in a French regiment, it used to be initially thought of a pointy departure for Faulkner. lately it has turn out to be well-known as one in all his significant works and an important a part of the Faulkner oeuvre. Faulkner himself fought within the struggle, and his descriptions of it "rise to magnificence," in accordance with the hot York instances, and contain, in Malcolm Cowley's phrases, "some of the main robust scenes he ever conceived."

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Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman. More forceful and flamboyant, FDR reacted with a first and then a second round of New Deal measures, introducing some of the most far-reaching reforms ever seen. Harry S. Truman, not initially voted into the job and coming toward the end of the world war, nonetheless grew into the presidency and prepared the country for another phase of conflict—not always a shooting war but still one that could destroy the United States and the rest of the world. On this background, partially spawned by it, a continuing series of reforms was adopted that revamped the economy and created the welfare state and also improved the situation of racial minorities, especially African Americans, women, and working people in general.

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