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Chap 18+19

Honors American History on WW2 and the depression

Fireside Chat informal talks in which President Roosevelt explained the nation’s problems and how the new Deal planned to defeat the Depression
Brain Trust advisory experts taken from the academic world, specifically those who worked in the Roosevelt Administration
First New Deal Franklin D Roosevelt designed to promote economic recovery, relief and reform (3 R's) in 1930s
Deficit Spending government spending of funds that are borrowed rather than by taxation
Pump Priming pouring government money into the economy through loans and federal spending in the hope of stimulating recovery
Foreclosure legal procedure for reclaiming a piece of property when the owner is unable to keep up the mortgage payments
1933 Public Works Administration (PWA provided jobs instead of handouts construction work government financed and owned works or improvements (such as schools, highways, dams, tunnels, and docks) constructed for public use
Second New Deal focused more on the less fortunate and did not count as much on the support of business
1935 Social Security Act federal government financed unemployment insurance plans ~ funded by payroll taxes paid by employers ~ provided retirement benefits, paid for by taxes on workers & employers ~ age 65 (stopped working) ~ not for all = farmers & domestic workers (65% Af. Am
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB): gave workers the right to form unions and bargain collectively for higher wages and fairer treatment. AKA Wagner Act
Congress of Industrial Organization (CIO): industrial unions; steelworkers~United States Steel Corporation~recognized 1937~40h workweek & increased wages, automakers~employers-exploited racial & religious tensions,seasonal lay-offs~workers- resented ‘speed-ups’ (rate at which cars moved along asse
Sit-Down Strike (Sit In): strikers remain in factory ~ cannot hire new workers nor remove strikers = violence
Fair Labor Standards Act: did away with child labor, placed ceiling on number of hours worked, floor under wages
‘Black Cabinet’ Roosevelt appointed many Af. Am. to secondary posts - influencial
Breadlines people waiting in line to receive the free food from a welfare agency or charity
Buying On Margin purchasing stock by paying only a part of the cost in cash and borrowing the rest of the money ~ often from stockbrokers
Franklin Delano Roosevelt political leader of US during the Great Depression & WWII ~died near the end of WWII ~proclaimed that all people should be able to enjoy four basic freedoms – freedom of speech and religion, freedom from want and fear
How did the New Deal change foreign policy? good neighbor policy; economic isolationism - after some recovery ~ economic cooperation; recognition of Soviet Union’s government (Stalin)
Gold Standard government would redeem any amount of paper money for its value in gold
Bank Holiday UK bank holiday and other Europe countries that get this day off paid
Frances Perkins first woman in US Cabinet. Helped labor movement and New Deal under Roosevelt
Henry Morgenthau helped design and fund New Deal under Roosevelt. Also, US Secretary Treasury
Safety Net collection of services to prevent people from falling under poverty level (e.g. Welfare)
Bull Market Stock Market. Things that are traded (e.g. stock or commodites)
Bank Run during Great Depression, panic people withdrew their money from banks leading to bank failure
Bailiff Court Official, Protects Judge and carries out orders from Judge
Dust Bowl "Dirty Thirties" Dust storms in 1930's
Relief Relief Programs to stop economic down turn (e.g. Emergency Bank Act)
Margin Call requiring the investor to bring the margin account back into line
Speculation to speculate or guess
Installment Plan
Binding Arbitration
American Liberty League Political Organization formed that opposed New Deal
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