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Dawes Plan
Plan said that U.S. Banks will lend Germany huge sums of money to help rebuild its economy and pay reparations to Britain and France
Veteran's BUREAU
CABINET DEPARTMENT OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT RESPONSIBLE FOR ADMINISITERING PROGRAMS OF VETERAN'S BENEFITS FOR VETERANS, THEIR FAMILIES, AND SURVIVORS
BONUS BILL
A BILL INTRODUCED BY JOHN CALHOUN TO PROVIDE U.S. HIGHWAYS LINKING THE EAST AND THE SOUTH TO THE WEST USING THE EARNINGS BONUS FROM THE SECOND BANK OF THE UNITED STATES
HAWLEY-SMOOT TARIFF
RAISED US TARIFFS ON OVER 20,000 IMPORTED GOODS TO RECORD LEVELS, AND SOME BELIEVED THAT IT INITIATED THE GREAT DEPRESSION. U.S. PRESIDENT HERBERT HOOVER SIGNED THE ACT INTO LAW
NATIONAL ORIGINS ACT OF 1924
LIMITED THE NUMBER OF IMMIGRANTS WHO COULD BE ADMITTED FROM ANY COUNTRY WHO WERE ALREADY LIVING IN THE US IN 1890 ACCORDING TO THE CENSUS AND WAS VERY HARSH ON ASIA
HARLEM RENAISSANCE
A FLOWERING OF AFRICAN AMERICAN SOCIAL THOUGHT AND CULTURE BASED IN THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITY FORMING IN HARLEM IN NYC
McNary-Haugen Bill
A bill that said a federal agency would be created to support and protect domestice farm prices by attempting to maintain price levels that had existed before WWI and purchase farm's surplus
Reconstruction Finance Corporation
Agency gave $2 billion funding in loans to state and local governments, and to banks, railroads, farm mortgage associations, and other businesses
Bank Holidays
When FDR closed the banks in order to inspect them and make sure they are safe to be used
Indian Reorganization Act
A US Federal Legislation which secured certain rights to Native Americans, include Alaskan natives. These included a reversal of the Dawes Act's privatization of commmon holdings of American Indians and a return to local self-government on a tribal basis
Social Security Act
The act that helped with unemployment insurance and the elderly, but now the term is used in America to mean only 3 benefits for retirement, disablity, and death
Congress of Industrial Organization
A federation of Unions that organized industrial workers in the US and Canada in 1935-1955
100 Days
Period from March to June 1933 when Congress passed major legislation submitted by Roosevelt to deal with Depression
Bonus Army
The unemployed WWI vets who came to Washington to demand immediate payment of the Bonus that Congress had voted them in 1922. The vets were forcily removed by troops and under MacArthurt
Court Packing Proposal
The proposal was in the wake of the Supreme Court decisions that declared key pieces of New Deal legislation unconstitutional, Roosevelt proposed it by saying he increased the number of justices up to sic