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Forbiding by law the making and selling of alcholic beverages.
prohibition
An orgnization that worked to stop the sale of acholic beverages.
Woman's christian temperance union
To approve or make valid.
ratify
A tax on the resources taken from the land.
severance tax
A secret, racist orginization that used violence and intimidation against thoes, especially immigrants and minorites, whose behavior or actions it did not like.
Ku Klux Klan
A state commission whose job it was to regulate transportation and communication companies, originally called the Rail road conmission.
Public Service Commission
To remove or supress.
censor
Huey Long's economic program that would have eliminated proverity by giving every family a minimum incom; the program also called for providing money to elderly people.
Share Our Wealth Program
The name given to the programs enacted by congress during president Franklin D. Roosevelts first two terms to deal with the problems and hardships caused by the great depression.
New Deal
The depression that began in 1929 with the stock market crash and lasted into the 1940's.
Great depression
a new deal program that provided work for single young men between the ages of 18 and25, the young men did soil constitution work and some road construction.
Civilian Conservation Corps
A new deal program that provided work for men with families; the men built schools, courthouses, parks and other public buildings; this also hired artistts to paint murals on public buildings and writers to compile county information.
Work progress administration