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labor unions

got minimum wage through stikes

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cause of great depression

1)workers given too small of a share of the companies gain 2) over production 3) large debts 4) unequal distribution of income and wealth

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consequences of great depression

bank failure, unemployment, and agricultural collapse

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mass unemployment

made men leave families and drinkbecause they couldnt provide for their families

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WPA

artists hired by government// creates jobs and bans discrimination

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dorathea lang

pictures

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hoovervile

symbol of poverty// describes poverty because hoover is thought to have caused the depression

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RFC

gives money to businesses to create jobs// doesnt give money DIRECTLY to people

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Bounus Army

WW1 veterns who wanted the $1000 bonus they were promised in 1945 early

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Bank holiday

banks close to stop people from taking money out

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dustbowl

drought and wind destroys topsoil so people move west

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courtpacking

FDR wants to replace court justices once the turn 70.5

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sitdown strikes

worker occupy factory so owners cant replace them

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social security act

most lasting reform

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huey long

wanted to give $5000 to every american to help economy

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indian reorganization act

land given back to indians

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time consuming things

become popular

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intellectuals

linked to communismbecause it spoke out agains lynchings

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okies

people from dustbowl who moved west for work

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west had

water, power , and agriculture

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scheter V US

overturns NRA

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butker V US

overturns AAA

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NRA

sets wages, hours, level of prodcution etc

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AAA

allows government to control amount of food production