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hawley smoot tariff
1930-highest tariff in country's history- 31%- 49%. In retaliation, european countries set even higher tariffs to protect their markets. reduced trade worldwide.
reconstruction finance corporation
1932- __ ___ __ established by helping banking, business, railroads, life insurance companies. Emergency loans provided by the government to help stabilize these businesses.
1932- unemployed veterans marched to DC demanding the payment of bonuses promised to them at a later date (1945) congress didn't pass the Bonus BIll they wanted. Hoover orders the US army to break up their encampment. Tanks and Tear gas was used to destroy the camps.
changed calendar of congressional sessions and date of presidential inauguration. 1933.
Schechter (sick chicken) case
US supreme court ruled that congress could not "delegate legislative powers" to the executive, and congressional control of interstate commerce could not properly apply to a local fowl business (Schechter brother-NY) 1935
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