(1919 to 1941)
Roaring 20s/ Intolerance
During and After WW1, Americans heard about Russia's Communist revolution. We were terrified. Soon america started arresting and deporting supposed "Communists and Anarchists"
This was known as the Red Scare.
First Radio Broadcasting Station
The Quota Act was when the government only allowed a certain percentage of immigrants in the U.S.
A hate group(In the North) that had strong feelings and performed violent actions toward Jews, Catholics, Blacks, Foreigners, and Sinners.
An African American that was the first to fly across the Atlantic without any rest stops.
Ford made the revolutionary Model T (Tin Lizzie). It boomed! Everyone had one.
WW1 veterans all across the nation marched to the White House and demanded a bonus that was promised in 1945 by President Hoover. Hoover was outraged and forced them out with military force.
FDR, Democrat, was elected 1933 as a Democrat. He was in office for four terms and supposedly got the U.S. out of the Great Depression.
EBA (Emergency Banking Act) was part of FDR's New Deal. He shutdown every single bank for 8 days. Then they could only re-open if they had enough money to keep running.
NIRA (National Industrial Recovery Act). Government told businesses how much product they could make and how much they sell it for.(proven unconstitional)
Ended Prohibition of Alcohol
FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) is the when the government insures the peoples money.
PWA ( Public Works Administration) Government gave construction jobs to the unemployed.
CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) Government provided jobs for boys ages 18- 25. Planted trees, Built parks, etc..
AAA (Agricultural Adjustment Act) Government payed farmers to not grow a lot of crops
FHA (Federal Housing Administration) Loans were given to people who couldn't afford homes for housing
SEC (Security and Exchange Commission) Made sure people couldn't buy stocks with margin(loans).
WPA (Works Progress Administration) Government gives jobs to "White Collar" workers(Non-physical).
Social security gave those retired over 65 a monthly payment
The Wagner Act made unions legal
NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) prevented workers from going on strike
REA (Rural Electrification Act) Government had spread electricity to rural areas
Hwy 51 was built