History 1302 Lecture March 1

History 1302 Lecture March 1 - History 1302 Lecture March...

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History 1302 Lecture March 1, 2010 Laboring in the 1920’s Rising expectations, welfare capitalism Rising inequalities Andrew Mellon The Global Great Depression What sets the Great Depression apart Dimensions and responses to Great Depression Unemployment Family Ethnic associations, churches, and charities Herbert Hoover on voluntarism Turning t the local and national government Citizen Mobilization in response to the Great Depression Migration, “The Dust Bowl” “Okies” and “Arkies” Mexican and Mexican-American repatriation campaigns The black shirts and southern Fascism Communist Party Sharecropper’s union Unemployed councils Rent strikes Unemployed Citizens Leagues (1931) Bonus March (1932)
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How the Great Depression transformed the Nation The 1920’s were a time of rising anxiety and economic instability, along with large monetary gains Welfare Capitalism Employers sought to meet workers needs in order to make them more loyal Used to reduce unions and government intervention
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2010 for the course HIST 1302W taught by Professor Mathieu during the Spring '10 term at Minnesota.

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