Create an account
Federal Securities Act
Required corporations to provide complete information on all stock offerings and made them liable for any misrepresentations
Agriculture Adjustment Act
Sought to raise crop prices by lowering production, which the government achieved by paying farmers to leave a certain amount of every acre of land unseeded
Civilian conservation corps
Put young men aged 18-25 to work building roads, developing parks, planting trees, and helping in soil-erosin and flood-control projects
National industrial recovery act
Provided money to states to create jobs chiefly in the construction of schools and other community buildings
Public works administration
Part of the NIRA; created joba for millions of unemployed people and hired out of work artists
Social reformer who combined her humanitarian and political skills to aid her husband
Supreme court packing
FDR wanted to reorganize the federal judiciary and appoint 6 new supreme court justices
Photographer hired to take pictures to create a record of the difficult situation in rural America
Second new deal
The second new deal included new programs to extend federal aid and stimulate the nations economy
Head of the works progress administration; former cheif of the federal emergency relief administration
(National Labor Relations Act) gave labor unions the right to organize and represent workers in collective bargaining
Social security act
Created federal system of old age pensions, and assistance for orphans and the disabled. Also set up an unemployment insurance system (frances perkins)
Mary McLeod Bethune
An educator who dedicated herself to promoting opportunities for young African Americans; hired by the president to head the division of negro affairs of the national youth administration
New Deal Coalition
An alignment of diverse groups dedicated to supporting the democratic party; as a result, democrats dominated national politics in the 1930s & 1940s
Actor, director, producer, and writer who created one of the most reowned radio broadcasts, "the war of the worlds"
Federal deposit insurance corporation and the securities and exchange commission
Regulate banking and investment activities
National labor relations board
Created under the wagner act, continues to act as a mediator in labor disputes between unions and employers
Tennessee valley authority
Harnessed water power to generate electricity and to prevent floods in the Tennessee valley
U.S. Secretary of the interior; responsible for implementing much of Roosevelt's new deal
Codes of fair competition
To limit competition and foster a spirit of teamwork among industry rivals
A political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires or prejudices rather than using rational argument
Political positions or activities that accept or support social hierarchy or social inequality
Moved president and vice president terms to march 4-jan 20 and members of congress from march 4-jan 3
Government would buy surplus crops at guaranteed prices and sell them on the world market
Buying on margin
Paying a small percentage of a stock price as a down payment and borrowing the rest
Federal Home Loan Bank Act
Lowered mortgages for homeowners, allowed farmers to refinance their farm loans
Reconstruction Finance Corporation
Authorized up to $2 billion for emergency financing for all banks, life insurance companies, railroads, and other large businesses
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