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Led to Hoover's defeat for re-election by Franklin Roosevelt Group of WWI veterans who were supposed to be given economic relief from the government due to their involvement in the war. However, in the deadline for the veterans was pushed back by the government to a latter date thus causing the group to march onto Washington to demand their money. FDR's Wife and New Deal supporter. Was a great supporter of civil rights and opposed the Jim Crow laws.

She also worked for birth control and better conditions for working women. She fought for the rights of all Americans.

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President Franklin Roosevelt's precursor of the modern welfare state. His programs were meant to combat economic depression and it enacted a number of social insurance measures and used government spending to stimulate the economy.

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Public Works Administration - Created for both industrial recovery and for unemployment relief. Headed by the Secretary of Interior Harold L. National Labor Relations Act - A law, also known as the Wagner Act, that guarantees workers the right of collective bargaining sets down rules to protect unions and organizers, and created the National Labor Relations Board to regulate labor-managment relations and enforcing law and supervising shop elections.

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Many of the advisers who helped Roosevelt during his presidential candidacy continued to aid him after he entered the White House. A newspaperman once described the group as "Roosevelt's Brain Trust. Fair Labor Standards United States federal law that applies to employees engaged in and producing goods for interstate commerce. The FLSA established a national minimum wage, guaranteed time and a half for overtime in certain jobs, and prohibited most employment of minors in "oppressive child labor," a term defined in the statute.

Policy based on the idea that government should play as small a role as possible in the economy. Major incidents of corruption in government that occurred while Warren Harding was president in the early s. The most notable, called the Teapot Dome scandal, involved the lease of federally owned oil reserve lands to private interests, in return for bribes.

Although not personally implicated in the wrongdoing, Harding had clearly made a bad choice of associates and was shaken by the scandals.

Four-Power Treaty - Treaty between the US, Great Britain, France, and Japan to maintain the status quo in the South Pacific, that no countries could seek further territorial gain. A style of political campaigning where the politician makes a series of brief appearances or speeches at a number of small towns over a short period of time.

Was a very effective campaigning tool through today.

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Emergency Banking Relief Act - Gave the President power over the banking system and set up a system by which banks would be reorganized or reopened. The informal radio conversations Roosevelt had with the people to keep spirits up.

It was a means of communicating with the people on how he would take on the depression. Helped economic and social problems decrease. Federal Emergency Relief Act FERA. John Steinbeck, Grapes of Wrath. A novel about a struggling farm family during the Great Depression.

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