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24 Cards in this Set

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New Deal
Proposals and programs adopted by president Franklin Roosevelt in response to the great depression, included social and economic programs and changes in gov.regulation
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Congress gave the Federal Reserve Board power to regulate the purchase of stock market
Fireside chats
FDR went on the raido and talked about the new deal
Hundred Days
First one hundred days of president FDR term of office
Indian Regorganization Act
Ended the sale of tribal lands
Civil Works Adimistration
Gave unemployed jobs building or improving roads,parks,airports, and other facilities.
Civil Conservation Corps
It put 2.5 million unmarried male workers into forest,beach,and park maintenance and restoration projects.
National Industrial Recovery Act
The NIRA allowed trade associations in may industries to draw up codes to regulate working conditions,production and even prices
Federal Securities Act
Required full disclosure of info. about stock offered for sale. congress set up the securities and exchange commission.
Securities and exchange commission
regulated the stock market.
Federal Reserve Board
regulate the purchase of stock on margin,a practice that had contributed heavily to the crash.
Tennessee Valley Authority
Helped farmers and created jobs in one of the counrty's least modernized regions.
Francis Perkins
Became secretary od labor, a job she held until 1945. Perkins was one od almost thirty women who held key New Deal positions.
Eleanor Roosevelt
First lady 1933-1945, tireless worker for social causes included womens rights and civil rights for African American and other groups.
NAACP ( national association for the advancemant of colored people)
African American civil rights organization founded in 1910,fought for civil rights through demonstration,lawsiuts,and other means throughout the 1900's
Fair Labor Standards Act
It covered fewer than one quarter of al gainfully employed workers and set the minimum wage at twenty five cents an hour well below what most covered workers already made.
National Labor Relations Board
It was called the wagner act.The wagner act legalized praticaes allowed only unevenly in the past, such a closed shops in which only union members can work and collective bargaining.
Huey Long
He was known as the Kingfish. He was a country lawyer. He beame the US senator in 1932.He used racial attacks as basis of his power.He worked to help the underprivileged,improving eduation,medical care and public service.
Social Security Act
Legislation of 1935 that established a social welfare system funded by employee worker contributions.
American Federation of Labor (AFL)
Little attract unskilled industrial workers during its half century of existence.
Committee for Industrial Organization
It sought to organize the nations unskilled wo9rkers. It sent organizers into steel mills,auto plants,and southern textile mills.
Congress of Industrial Organizations
Labor group that spilt off from the American Federation od Labor in 1938 and organized unskilled steel,auto,and other workers
Emergency Banking Act
Authorized the gov. to inspect the financial health of all banks.
Works Progress Administration
Provided work for more than 8 million citizens.They improved more than 20,000 playgrounds,schools,hospital,and airfields and supported the creative work of many artists and writers.