Five-Power Pact of 1922
for every 5 tons of American and British warships, Japan would maintain 3, France and Italy, 1.75 each
Kellogg- Briand Pact of 1928
treaty outlawing war as an instrument of nation policy
Burke- Wadsworth Act of 1940
first peacetime military draft in American history
Alliance between Germany and Italy
Smith- Connally Act of 1943
required unions to wait thirty days before stiking an empowered the president to seize a struck war plant
Truman's Fair Deal
expansion of social security benefits, raising minimum wage from 40 to 65 cents an hour, ensuring full employment through use of federal spending
Taft- Hartley Act of 1847
Labor- Management Relations Act, Federal government outlawed that you had to be in a union to get hired
Development of antibiotics
1- Louis Pasteur 2- Jules- Francois Joubert 3- Joseph Lister 4- Alexander Fleming (penicillin) 5- Howard Florey 6- Ernest Chain
election of 1952
Truman withdraw from the presidential contest--- Eisenhower chose Nixon as his running mate. Eisenhower won 55 % popular vote
election of 1944
concern for the president's health, nevertheless Roosevelt won
invented vaccine for polio
Paul Muller in 1939, fertilizer that could kill insects
National Security Act of 1947
a new dept. of defense to supervise all parts of the armed services
Fair Employment Practices Commission
summer 1941, investigate discrimination in war industries
Dawes Plan of 1924
American banks would provide enormous loans to the Germans, in return, Britain and France would agree to reduce the amount of those payments
Roosevelt warned forcefully of the dangers that Japanese aggression posed to world peace, prevented the contagion of war from spreading
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