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21 Cards in this Set

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1. Great Depression and New Deal
the severe worldwide economic depression in the decade after world wide II
2. Black Tuesday
was also known as the the great crash and the stock market crash of 1929 was the most devestating stock market crash in us history and signaled the 12 year great depression
3. Dust Bowl
severe dust storms that cause major ecological and agricultural damage to Americas lands
4. Gross National Product
is the market value of all products and services produced in one year by labor and propert sup[plied by the residents of a country
5. Herbert Hoover
he was the 31st president of the US, he was a professional mining engineer and author
he promoted partnerships between government and buisness under the rubric "econimic modernization" when he was the US secretery of Commerce
6. Franklin D Roosevelt
he was the 32 president of the united states and a central figure in world events during the mid 20th century leading the us suring a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war
7. 2oth Amendment
establishes the beginning and ending of the terms of the elected federal offices
deals with scenarios in which there is no President-elect
8. New Deal
a series of economic programs implemented in the US between 1933-1936 they were responses
9. Frances Perkins
was the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet]
original members of the Roosevelt cabinet who remained in offices for his entire presidency
10. Fireside Chats
a series of thirty evening radio speeches given by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt between 1933 and 1944
11. FDIC
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
guarantees the safety of deposits in member banks
examines and supervises certain financial institutions for safety
performs certain consumer-protection functions, and manages banks in receiverships
12. Public Works Administration
part of the New Deal
concentrated on the construction of large-scale public works such as dams and bridges, with the goal of providing employment, stabilizing purchasing power, and contributing to a revival of American industry
13. Civilian Conservation Corps
work relief program in the United States
provided unskilled manual labor jobs related to the conservation and development of natural resources in rural lands owned by federal, state and local governments
14. Schechter v. U.S
was a unanimous decision that declared unconstitutional the National Industrial Recovery Act, a main component of President Roosevelt's New Deal.
15. Securities Exchange Commission
enforced the federal securities laws and regulating the securities industry, the nation's stock and options exchanges, and other electronic securities markets in the United States.
16. Second New Deal
the second stage of the New Deal programs
goals: improved use of national resources, security against old age, unemployment and illness, and slum clearance, as well as a national welfare program to replace state relief efforts
17. Works Progress Administration
largest and most ambitious New Deal agency, employing millions to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads, and operated large arts, drama, media, and literacy projects
18. Wagner Act 1935
limits the means with which employers may react to workers in the private sector who create labor unions, engage in collective bargaining, and take part in strikes and other forms of concerted activity in support of their demands
19. Social Security Act 1935
20. Huey Long
40th Governor of Louisiana
noted for his radical populist policies
21. John L. Lewis
American leader of organized labor who served as president of the United Mine Workers of America
helped organize millions of other industrial workers in the 1930s took the union into the American Federation of Labor (AFL)