Great depression - New deal

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  • eleanor roosevelt

    eleanor roosevelt
    began her work as a social reformer
  • stock market crash black tuesday

    stock market crash black tuesday
    Stocks lost 13% of their value on Black Tuesday.
  • hawley smoot tariff

    hawley smoot tariff
    U.S. legislation that raised import duties to protect American businesses and farmers, adding considerable strain to the international economic climate of the Great Depression.
  • reconstruction finance corporation

    reconstruction finance corporation
    independent agency of the United States government, established and chartered by the US Congress
  • bonus army gassed

    bonus army gassed
    The Bonus Army was the popular name of an assemblage of some 43,000 marchers—17,000 World War I veterans, their families, and affiliated groups—who gathered in Washington, D.C., in the spring and summer of 1932 to demand cash-payment redemption of their service certificates.
  • federal loan home bank act

    federal loan home bank act
    act passed by the Hoover administration in 1932 that was designed to encourage home ownership by providing a source of low-cost funds for member banks to extend mortgage loans.
  • franklin roosevelt

    franklin roosevelt
    32nd president
  • first fireside chat

    first fireside chat
    used by a CBS radio executive to promote an audience for Roosevelt's second address.
  • John collier

    John collier
    became commissioner of indian affairs date
  • frances perkins

    frances perkins
    first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet
  • glass steagall act

    glass steagall act
    refers to four provisions of the U.S. Banking Act of 1933 that limited commercial bank securities activities and affiliations within commercial banks and securities firms.
  • the hundred days

    the hundred days
    radio address by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, although he was referring to the 100 day session of the 73rd United States Congress between March 9 and June 17, rather than the first 100 days of his administration
  • boulder dam hoover dam

    boulder dam hoover dam
    concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada. It was constructed between 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression and was dedicated on September 30, 1935, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • congress of industrial organizations

    congress of industrial organizations
    The Congress of Industrial Organizations, proposed by John L. Lewis in 1928, was a federation of unions that organized workers in industrial unions in the United States and Canada from 1935 to 1955.
  • wagner act

    wagner act
    guarantees the right of workers to organize, and outlines the legal framework for labor union and management relations. The Act created the National Labor Relations Board, which manages union-management relations.
  • dust bowl

    dust bowl
    the region in the central U.S. that suffered from dust storms in the 1930s.
  • mary bethune

    mary bethune
    founded, Bethune-Cookman College, later as president of the National Council of Negro Women, and then as a top black administrator in the Roosevelt administration.
  • nlrb v. jones & laughlin steel corp

    nlrb v. jones & laughlin steel corp
    This case challenges the constitutionality of the National Labor Relations Act of 1935 (the Act) when the Act regulates activity that occurs solely within the boundaries of one state.
  • court packing plan

    court packing plan
    move by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to increase the size of the Supreme Court and then bring in several new justices who would change the balance of opinion on the Court.
  • grapes of wrath

    grapes of wrath
    Novel focuses on the Joads, a poor family of tenant farmers driven from their Oklahoma home by drought, economic hardship, agricultural industry changes and bank foreclosures forcing tenant farmers out of work.