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Ch 13 Vocabulary

Chapter 13 Vocabulary

New Deal A series of domestic programs enacted in the U.S. between 1933 and 1938.
Fireside Chat A series of thirty evening radio addresses given by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt between 1933 and 1944.
FDIC Operating as an independent agency created by the Banking Act of 1933.
TVA Established a unique problem-solving approach to fulfilling its mission-integrated resource management.
NRA An American nonprofit organization[5] founded in 1871 that promotes firearm competency, safety, and ownership, as well as police training, marksmanship, hunting and self-defense training in the U.S..
PWA Designed to reduce unemployment and increase purchasing power through the construction of highways and public buildings.
Second New Deal The term used by commentators at the time and historians ever since to characterize the second stage of the New Deal programs of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
WPA Work program for the unemployed.
Pump Priming Operation of older pumps.
Social Security Act The act was an attempt to limit what was seen as dangers in the modern American life, including old age, poverty, unemployment, and the burdens of widows and fatherless children.
Wagner Act A foundational statute of US labor law which guarantees basic rights of private sector employees to organize into trade unions, engage in collective bargaining for better terms & conditions at work, and take collective action including strike if necessary
Collective Bargaining A process of negotiations between employers and a group of employees aimed at reaching agreements that regulate working conditions.
Fair Labor Standards Act Introduced a maximum 44-hour seven-day workweek, established a national minimum wage, guaranteed "time-and-a-half" for overtime in certain jobs, and prohibited most employment of minors in "oppressive child labor", a term that is defined in the statute.
CIO A federation of unions that organized workers in industrial unions in the United States and Canada from 1935 to 1955.
Sit-Down Strikes A form of civil disobedience in which an organized group of workers.
Court Packing A legislative initiative proposed by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to add more justices to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Black Cabinet First known as the Federal Council of Negro Affairs, an informal group of African-American public policy advisors to United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Indian New Deal U.S. federal legislation that secured certain rights to Native Americans, including Alaska Natives.
Welfare State A concept of government in which the state plays a key role in the protection and promotion of the economic and social well-being of its citizens.
The Wizard Of OZ A 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and the most well-known and commercial adaptation based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.
War Of The Worlds An English military science fiction novel by H. G. Wells.
Federal Art Project Was the visual arts arm of the Great Depression-era New Deal Works Progress Administration Federal One program in the U.S..
Mural Any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other large permanent surface.
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