Final Exam IDS - Golden ghettoes 5:5:3 AAA(Agricultural Adjustment Act Authorized the federal government to try and raise farm prices by settling

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“Golden ghettoes” 5:5:3 AAA (Agricultural Adjustment Act) - Authorized the federal government to try and raise farm prices by settling production quotas for major crops and paying farmers not to plant more. Alger Hiss- A high ranking State Department official had given Whitaker Chambers, an editor at Time magazine, secret government documents to pas to agents of the Soviet Union. He denied his charges but was convicted of perjury and served five years in prison. Article X ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam)- Were the ground forces of the South Vietnamese Army from 1955 to 1975. It is estimated to have suffered 1,394,000 casualties (killed and wounded) during the Vietnam War. Attorney-General’s list of subversive organizations- Was a list drawn up on April 3 rd , 1947 at the request of the Tom Clark. The list was intended to be a compilation of organizations seen as " subversive " by the United States government. Among those were: alleged Communist fronts , the Ku Klux Klan and the Nazi Party Berlin crisis- The U.S.S.R provoked the Berlin Crisis with an ultimatum demanding the withdrawal of Western armed forces from West Berlin —culminating with the city's de facto partition with the East German erection of the Berlin Wall . Bonus Army- In the spring of 1932, 20,000 unemployed World War I veterans descended on Washington to demand early payment of a bonus due in 1945, only to be driven away by feral soldiers. Booker T. Washington- Brown v. Board of Education- Buying on margin- Buying stocks and borrowing money from a bank or broker; if the money way not paid back, the bank would foreclose on possessions; everyday people could buy stock; led to stock market crash because of over extension Caine Mutiny- Is a 1952 Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Herman Wouk . The novel grew out of Wouk's personal experiences aboard a destroyer-minesweeper in the Pacific in World War II and deals with, among other things, the moral and ethical decisions made at sea by the captains of ships. Calvin Coolidge-
Cash and carry laws- Was a policy requested by U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt at a special session of the United States Congress on September 21, 1939. It replaced the Neutrality Acts of 1939. The revision allowed the sale of material to belligerents, as long as the recipients arranged for the transport using their own ships and paid immediately in cash, assuming all risk in transportation.

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