Great Depression #1
|Public Work Administration|| led by secretary of the interior Harold Ickes, authorized $33 billion for constrction of railroad, public buildings, and other projects.|
Sig. The goal for this was to provide employment and stimulate the economy through increased consumer
|National Industrial Recovery Act||1933 act that was meant to be a systematic plan for economic recovery.|
|Tennessee Valley Authority||Federal regional planning agency est. to promote conservation, produce electric power, and encouraged economic development in 7 southern states.|
|UAW||Came to Flint, Michigan in 1936, seeking to organize GM workers into one industrial union.|
|New Deal Coalition||Coalition that included traditional-minded white southern Demo., big cities political machines, industrial worker of all races, trade unionists, and many depression-hit farmers.|
|Congress of Industrial Organization|| An alliance of industrial unions that spurred the 1930s organization drive among the mass-production industries. |
sig. many were communists or radical of other persuasion.
|Huey Long|| Louisiana flamboyant back country orator, who attracted the state's entrench oil industry and calling for a radical redistribution of wealth. |
Sig. organized "share our wealth society", "every man a king".
|Charles E. Coughlin||A catholic priest who first supported F.D.R. and the new deal, but changed his support. Charged F.D.R for wanting dictorial power.|
|Fireside chats||speeches broadcast nationally over the radio in which F.D.R. explain the conflicts issues and program in plain language.|
|New Deal||The economic and political policies of Roosevelt administration in the 1930s.|