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1934 law that forbade countries that owed the U.S. money from borrowing any more cash
paid farmers to plant soil-conserving plants or leave their land fallow
barred federal administrative officials,except high policy-makers, from active political campaigning/ soliciting
U.S. ship torpedoed by German U-Boats on May 21, 1941
1933 meeting of 66 nations that tried to develop a solution to the Great Depression, spurned by FDR
said the Philippines would receive independence after 12 years of political/ economic tutelage
paid farmers to reduce crop acreage/ would eliminate price depressing surpluses, killed by the Supreme Court in 1936
refinanced mortgages on non-farm homes
proposed that each senior be given $200 a month as long as the money was spent within the month
made available millions of dollars to help farmers meet their mortgages
activated low tariffs so long that other countries did the same to the U.S.
gave FDR the authority to manage banks
set up minimum wage/ maximum hrs. standards, forbade children under 16 from working
opposed FDR in the 1940 election, lost badly
the 'Indian New Deal', encouraged tribes to preserve their culture, traditions, 77 tribes didn't agree, 200 did
name of a U.S. gunboat sunk by the Japanese in Dec. 1937, almost got the U.S. to go to war with Japan
spent $4 billion on 34,000 projects (highways, parkways, buildings), headed by Interior Sec. Harold L. Ickes
allowed Europeans to buy arms from the U.S. in cash
U.S. destroyers attacked by Germany before the U.S. entered WWII
1937 speech by FDR in Chicago that called for a quarantine of Japan through economic embargoes
set up by FDR in 1935 to remove near-farmless farmers to better land
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set maximum hrs. of labor, minimum wages, more labor union members rights, killed by the Supreme Court in 1935
1940 Conference in which the U.S. warned Germany it couldn't colonize in the Americas
1935 replacement for the NRA, guaranteed unions the right to organize, collectively bargain w/ management
made possible a suspension of mortgage foreclosures for 5 years, voided in 1935 by the Supreme Court
the 1936 alliance between Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy
Supreme Court justice formerly considered a conservative that began to vote w/ FDR
1st portion of FDR's 1st term, in which there was more legislative activity than ever before
(1935-37), said when the president recognized a foreign war no Americans could sail on beligerent ships, sell/ make loans to beligerents
boss of the United Mine Workers, formed the Committee for Industrial Organization (CIO) within the AFL in 1935
continued conservation payments but not struck down by the Supreme Court
police fired upon workers leaving scores dead at the Republic Steel Company plant in South Chicago
gave FDR limited power for administrative reforms
created by the Federal Emergency Relief Act, led by the zealous Harry L. Hopkins
the 'radio priest' of the 30s/ early 40s, MI Catholic priest that liked FDR, then disliked the New Deal
(1934), formed to investigate whether munitions factories were pro-war
anthropologist that helped develop the 'culture and personality movement'
written by Pearl S. Buck about a simple Chinese farmer, won Buck the Nobel Prize in Lit. in 1938
required promoters to transmit to investors sworn information about the soundness of stocks and bonds
FDR's Secretary of State
KS governor that opposed FDR in the 1936 election, lost 523-8

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