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18 Cards in this Set

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Hundred Days
the first 100 days of FDR's term where he sent 15 new programs to be approved by congress
fireside chats
FDR made annoncements over the radio about new deal policies and ideas to get out of the Great Depression
emergency banking act
authorized the government to inspect the financial health of all banks
civil works administation
gave the unemployed jobs building or improving roads, parks, airports and other facilities
put 2.5 million unmarried male workers into forests, beach, and parks and restoration projects
New Deal
proposals and programs adopted by president FDR in response to thr Great Depression
federal deposit insurance corporation
insured deposits in banks up to 5,000 dollars
founded by Mary Mcleod Bethune who set up programs to further womens rights and the education of african american girls
Works Progress Administration
agency set up in the 1935 and lasting 8 years provided work for mare than 8 million citizens
National Labor Relations Act
program used to enforce the provisions of the Wagner Act
National Labor Relations Board
program used to enforce the provisions of the Wagner Act
National Labor Relation Act
Legalized practices allowed only unevenly in the past , such as closed shops in which only union members can work and collective bargan
Fair Labor Standards Act
stopped child labor and established a minimum wage for all workers covered under the act
Social Security Act
established a system that provided old age pensions for workers survivors' benefits for victims of industrial accidents umemployment insurance and aid for single mothers blind and the phyically diabled
Huey Long
LA politcian in 1930's called the kingfish; suggested redistubuting large fortunes by means of grants to families; assinated in 1935
American Federation of Labor
done little to attract unskilled industrial workers during the half century of existence
Committee of Industial Organizations
sought to oraganize the nation's unskilled workers
congress of Industrial Organization
Labor group that split off from the American Federation of Laber in 1938 and organized unskilled steel, auto and other workers