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2. Who was the author/creator of this document and how are they related to the event they are talking about?
The author of this document is Alf Landon. He was a Republican Presidential candidate in 1936. He was elected governor of Kansas in 1932. He started his political career by campaigning for Theodore Roosevelt. Alf Landon opposed Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal of the social security Act. He thought it would place a heavy burden on employers and employees. He also questioned if the money that the treasury was putting away was going to be there for later use.
3. How credible is the author on their subject and what are some potential biases they may have had?
The author is very credible because he was a Republican Candidate running for president. Some of the potential biases on this subject were that he was a republican candidate. The Republican Party rejected the Social Security Act or any plan that hinders reemployment.
4. List three things in the document that you think are important.
The three things in this document that I think are important are; for one taxes for the S...

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