HIST 128 10.17.07

HIST 128 10.17.07 - Today would be over 100 billion. -the...

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HIST 128 10.17.2007 I. The 2 nd New Deal of 1935 1. Shift in emphasis 2. Relief and jobs—WPA 3. Welfare – Social Security Act 4. Labor – The Wagner Act 5. Taxes –Wealth Tax Act II. The New Deal at High Tide – 1936 1. Polarization of attitudes 2. Election of 1936 3. Balance is use of power a) Economic (federal) and cultural (local) III. The Middle Class Drifts Away – 1937 1. The Court Fight 2. Surge of labor under the CIO 3. The “Democratic” recession IV. The End of the New Deal 1. Run out of ideas 2. Conservation bloc of Republicans and Southern Democrats -at one point at age 60, Americans could not take care for themselves…money problems -the Townson plan said that every American 60 and over got 200$ a month but you had to spend it within in a month to put it into circulation -the end result (of what?) was considered the 2 nd new deal. -Wanted to bring the economy out of depression -Works Progress Association …the WPA. Purpose was to get people off the welfare program. Funded with 5 bill dollars.
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Unformatted text preview: Today would be over 100 billion. -the social security act of 1875. 3 main parts to it. 1 st created a national system of something age insurance. 2 nd levied a tax only on employers to fun state insurance programs. States pretty much decided which program they wanted. 3 rd provided matching federal grants to disable, and a bunch of other kinds of people. This was easily the most conservative act. Bc it dealt with finance. It provided no benfits what so ever. Those who did not have wages to be taxed or whose jobs fell outside the scope of social security.didnt help them at all. It prodominantely delt with African Americans and women. It offered no help with catastrophic illness. The 1 st time the gov had rights to protect all Americans?-the national labor relations act of 1935. This act defined what was a fair labor practice. This ended the yellow dog contract. The national labor relations board did something with elections?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HIST 128 taught by Professor Nelson during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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HIST 128 10.17.07 - Today would be over 100 billion. -the...

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