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Texes Social Studies

WWI AND BEYOND

WWI two events led to US involvement 1914-sinking of Lusitania by German U-boats-123 Americans died The Zimmerman note-telegram in 1917-encouraging Mexico to declare ware and take back Arizona, New Mexico and Texas
Post WWI Americans more isolationists- This led to Wilson having problems with Treaties- He hoped "the fourteen Points" would lead to the end of all wars
The Fourteen Points Called for the League of Nations, US Senate refused to ratify the Treaty of Versailles and the US never joined the League of Nations
Great Depression Post WWI saw economic problems throughout the world. In the US The stock Market crashed in 1929.-massive unemployment, bank failures, land foreclosures. Hoover rejected any govt relief-cost him the election
The New Deal FDRoosevelt was elected in 1932 and he initiated a series of programs and policy changes meant to bring recovery to the American People
The New Deal-FDIC Establishing the Federal Deposit Insurance corporation to insure bank deposits
The New Deal-CCC Putting people to work through Civilian Conservation Corp- 1933 to 1942 for unemployed, unmarried men trails, lodges, facilities 800 parks nationwide & state parks, updated fire fight, service buildings public roadways in remote areas 15 K Na Am
The New Deal-CWA Putting people to work through Civilian Works Administration- rapidly create manual labor jobs for millions of unemployed workers. The jobs were merely temporary, for the duration of the hard winter of 1933–34.
The New Deal-WPA Putting people to work through Works Progress Administration-including the construction of public buildings and roads.
The New Deal-PWA Putting people to work through Public Works Administration-It built large-scale public works such as dams, bridges, hospitals, and schools.
The New Deal- TVA Tennessee Valley Authority-bringing electricity to the rural south
The New Deal-FERA Federal Emergency Relief Administration-the agency gave loans to the states to operate relief programs/keep off dole/alleviate household unemployment by creating new unskilled jobs in local and state government
The New Deal-SEC Securities and Exchange Commission to regulate the stock market
The New Deal- SSA The Social Security Act was established to provide financial assistance to the elderly and handicapped
The New Deal-FLSA Fair labors Standards Act- establishing a maximum 40 hour workweek and national minimum wage of 40 cents an hour.
The New Deal-GI Bill passed to provide government paid tuition for veterans
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