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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

Tripartite Pact

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

Jonas Salk

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

Quarantine speech

Roosevelt warned forcefully of the dangers that Japanese aggression posed to world peace, prevented the contagion of war from spreading

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