Chapter 21 TEXTBOOK.pdf - C HAPTER 21 1931 Scottsboro case 1933 Franklin Roosevelt inaugurated president Bank holiday The Hundred Days 21st Amendment

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1931 Scottsboro case 1933 Franklin Roosevelt inaugurated president Bank holiday The Hundred Days 21st Amendment ratified 1934 Upton Sinclair runs for governor of California Huey Long launches the Share Our Wealth movement American Liberty League established Indian Reorganization Act Herbert Hoover’s The Challenge to Liberty 1935 Supreme Court rules the National Recovery Association unconstitutional John L. Lewis organizes the Congress of Industrial Organizations Second New Deal launched 1936 Supreme Court rules the Agricultural Adjustment Act unconstitutional United Auto Workers sit-down strike John Maynard Keynes’s The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money 1938 Fair Labor Standards bill House Un-American Activities Committee established Martha Graham’s American Document 1939 John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath 1940 Smith Act C HAPTER 21
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The New Deal, 1932–1940 This panel depicting the construction of a dam was painted in 1939 by William Gropper as part of a mural for the new Department of Interior building in Washington, D.C. Born on New York City’s Lower East Side to a Jewish immigrant family, Gropper became a prominent “social realist” artist, whose works depicting scenes of American life included satirical cartoons of political and business leaders and paintings of labor struggles of the 1930s. Like other artists who found it difficult to obtain work during the Depression, he was hired by the Works Projects Administration, a New Deal agency, to paint murals for government buildings. This one was inspired by the construction of the Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River and the Davis Dam on the Colorado River, two of the many New Deal projects that expanded the nation’s infrastructure and provided employment to victims of the Depression. THE FIRST NEW DEAL FDR and the Election of 1932 The Coming of the New Deal The Banking Crisis The NRA Government Jobs Public-Works Projects The New Deal and Agriculture The New Deal and Housing The Court and the New Deal THE GRASSROOTS REVOLT Labor’s Great Upheaval The Rise of the CIO Labor and Politics Voices of Protest THE SECOND NEW DEAL The WPA and the Wagner Act The American Welfare State The Social Security System A RECKONING WITH LIBERTY FDR and the Idea of Freedom The Election of 1936 The Court Fight The End of the Second New Deal THE LIMITS OF CHANGE The New Deal and American Women The Southern Veto The Stigma of Welfare The Indian New Deal The New Deal and Mexican- Americans Last Hired, First Fired A New Deal for Blacks Federal Discrimination A NEW CONCEPTION OF AMERICA The Heyday of American Communism Redefining the People Promoting Diversity Challenging the Color Line Labor and Civil Liberties The End of the New Deal The New Deal in American History
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arly in 1941, the unemployed Woody Guthrie, soon to become one of the country’s most popular songwriters and folk singers, brought his family to Portland, Oregon. He hoped to star in a film about the great public-works projects under way on the Columbia River. Given a
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