Just a reminder from March 1933 till 1969 there was only one republican president during all those years and that president Dwight D Eisenhower , by todays right wing standards would be considered a raving socialist. These were Americas golden years that made the US the envy of the civilized world.
It was liberals that steered America and acted quickly to stabilize the economy during the great depression , a time when unemployment in some cities was as high as 80%, a depression economy which liberals inherited from 11 years of preceding republican governments.
It was Roosevelt liberals who ended the right wing draconian prohibition on alcohol. It was liberals who signed into law the Tennessee Act to build dams and produce hydro electricity creating thousands of new jobs. It was liberals that paid farmers to stay on their land, insuring Americas breadbasket. It was liberals created the National Industrial Recovery Act guaranteed that workers would have the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions.
It was under liberals 1935, Congress passed the Social Security Act, which for the first time provided Americans with unemployment, disability and pensions for old age.
It was Roosevelt liberals who created the Works Progress Administration (WPA) to provide jobs for unemployed people, building things like post offices, bridges, schools, highways and parks. The WPA also gave work to artists, writers, theater directors and musicians.
It was liberals who stood by Americas side with good governance during the war years, taking the lead in defeating Nazi Germany , fascist Italy and the Japanese under Tojo. It was liberals who insured American troops would behave with honor.
It was under liberals that America began their great ascent to become the most powerful economy in the world ,that seen the greatest middle class growth in the of man.
It was liberals who created the Peace Corps, whose " The stated mission of the Peace Corps includes providing technical assistance, helping people outside the United States to understand American culture, and helping Americans to understand the cultures of other countries."
It was under liberals that created the " Economic Opportunity Act, which created the Job Corps and the Community Action Program, designed to attack poverty locally." It was under liberals that created the Great Society , which "encompassed movements of urban renewal, modern transportation, clean environment, anti-poverty, healthcare reform, crime control, and educational reform."
It was under liberals that the Voting Rights Act was created. It was under liberals that the Civil Rights bill was enacted. It was under liberals that medicare was created.
It was under liberals that created the American Sace Program to put a man on the moon and bring him home safely.
The history of liberals has been to even the playing field between the rich and the poor, to guarantee a minimum of freedoms and safety nets to protect Americans, all i must add were opposed by every right government of their day.