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Ch 13 Vocab Terms

The New Deal 1932-1941

TermDefinition
1. New Deal Programs and legislation enacted by Franklin D. Roosevelt during the Great Depression to promote economic recovery and social reform
2. Fireside Chat Informal radio broadcasts in which FDR explained issues and New Deal programs to average Americans
3. FDIC (Federal Deposit Insuance Corporation Government agency that insures bank deposits, quaranteeing that depositors' money will be safe
4. TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) Government agency that built dams in the Tennessee River valley to control flooding and generate electric power
5. CCC (Civilan Conservation Corps) New Deal program that provided young men with relief jobs on environmental conseration projects, including reforestation and flood control
6. NRA (National Recovery Administration) New Deal agency that promoted economic recovery by regulating production, prices, and wages
7. PWA (Public Works Administration) nEW dEAL AGENCY THAT PROVIDED MILLIONS OF JOBS CONSTRUCTING PUBLIC BUILDINGS
8. Second New Deal Legislative activity begun by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 to solve problems created by the Great Depression
9. WPA (Works Progress Administraiton) Key New Deal agency that provided work relief through various public work projects
10. Pump Pricing Economic theory that favored public works projects because they put money into the hands of consumers who would buy more goods, stimulating the economy
11. Social Security Act 1935 law that set up a penison system for returees, established unemployment insureance, and created insurance for vicitms of work-related accidents; provided aid for poverty-striken mothers and children, the blind and the disabled
12. Wagner Act New Deal law that abolished unfair labor practives, recognized the right of employees to organize labor unions, and gave workers the right to collective bargaining
13. Collective Bargaining Process in which employers negotiate with labor unions abouut hours, wages, and other working conditions
14. Fair Labor Standards Act 1938 law that set a minimum wage, a maximum workweek of 44 hours, and outlawed child labor
15. CIO (Congress of Industrail Organization) Labor organization founded in the 1930s that represented unskilled industrail workers
16. Sit-Down Strikes Labor protest in which workers stop working and occupy the workplace until their demands are met
17. Court Packing FDR plan to add up to six new justices to the nine-member Supreme Court after the Court had ruled that some New Deal ledislation was unconstitutional
18. Black Cabinet Group of African Amercians leaders who served as unofficail advisers to FDR
19. Indian New Deal 1930s legislation that gave Indians greater control their affairs and prvided funding for schools and hospitals
20. New Deal Coalition Political force formed by diverse groups who united to support FDR and his New Deal
21. Welfare State Government that assumes responsibility for providing for the welfare of the poor, elderly, sick, and umemployeed
22. The Wizard of OZ One of the most memorable depression-era films, delivered all four
23. Wars of the Worlds Broadcast that millions of people thought was so realistic that they took cover
24. Federal Art Project Division of the Works Progress Administraion that hired unemployed artists to creat artworks for public buildings and sponared art-education programs and exhibitions
25. Mural Large picture painted directly on a wall or ceiling
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