By: Anna S.
While the bill was passed in Congress, it did not gain enough support to override president Coolidge’s veto. Coolidge believed that it would discourage growth in agricultural industries not protected by the bill, while expressing concern about government fixed pricing. Although the bill did not have much success, it demonstrated how little government protection the farmers received, as compared to other industries. However, it in part led to measures passed to improve agricultural conditions during Hoover’s presidency, as a few of its concepts were later implemented in separate measures passed by him.
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