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FDIC
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation-This would insure bank deposits
SEC
Securities and exchange commission- Regulated the stock market
CCC
civilian conservation corps-Regulated the stock market
PWA
public works administration-Government funded projects to build public facilities
FHA
Federal Housing Administration- Created to improve housing standards an conditions, to insure mortgages, and to stabilize the mortgage market
TVA
Tennessee Valley Authority-Federal project to provide inexpensive electric power, flood control, and recreational opportunities to the Tennessee River Valley
GNP
Gross National Product- Total annual value of goods and services a country produces
JACL
Japanese American Citizens League. - Organization of Japanese Americans working to promote the rights of Asian Americans
NATO
North Atlantic Treaty Organization- 1949 alliance of nations that agreed to band together in the event of war to support and protect each nation involved
NAACP
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - worked hard in the courts to challenge segregation laws throughout the country. Was in interracial organization
SCLC
Southern Christian Lutheran Commitee- Civil rights organization which advocated the practice of nonviolent protests. Shifted the focus of the movement to the South
SNCC
A new, student organization conceived by the SCLC took a different approach
MFDP
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party- sent delegates to the Democratic national convention(opposed Freedom Summer)