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Take Home #6 Economics Society and Culture Due April 9 th Period 5. 1. A. The Taft Hartley Act was an amend of the Wagner Act, which regarded in the managing of labor relations between employers, unions, and enterprises. The act tried to control labor disputes. The government was allowed to have an 80 day period for injunction against any strike that deemed to endanger national health or safety. The act outlawed jurisdictional strikes, declared that the government did not extend protection to workers on wild strikes, outlawed the closed shop and permitted the union shop only on a vote of a majority of the employees. This was supported by the Republicans and even many Democrats joined to vote for it. The president, President Truman, however, did not vote for it, but vetoed it. The Republicans as well as many Democrats overruled his veto. The only choice that was not mentioned from above was A. The Act was not a victory for the unions because it established more regulations for them. a. Works Cited: "Taft-Hartley Act." Spartacus Educational - Home Page . Web. 04 Apr. 2010. <http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAhartley.htm>. b. "Taft-Hartley Act of 1947." United States History . Web. 04 Apr. 2010. <http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1667.html>. 2. E. Dean Rusk was Secretary of State, Robert Kennedy was Attorney General, Robert McNamara was Secretary of Defense, Douglas Dillion was Secretary of Treasury, Hubert H. Humphrey was Lyndon Johnson’s VP. a. "Art & History Home Hubert H. Humphrey, 38th Vice President (1965- 1969)." U.S. Senate . Web. 04 Apr. 2010. <http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/generic/VP_Huber t_Humphrey.htm>. b. "The Kennedy Cabinet." United States History . Web. 04 Apr. 2010. <http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1402.html>. 3. B. President Kennedy was an advocate of the civil rights movement. He supported integration. When the University of Mississippi was going to get integrated, he ordered 127 deputy federal marshals to enforce it. Little Rock Nine and Central High School was during Eisenhower’s time, and he ordered men from the Army to escort students to school. The university of Alabama did use marshals, but they were sent by Attorney General Robert Kennedy. Lunch Counters in North Carolina were a non-violent protest, there were no marshals. Buses in Birmingham Alabama was during president Eisenhower’s time, he enforced federal troops. a. "U.S. Marshals Service, History, The U.S. Marshals and the Integration of the University of Mississippi: ." U.S. Marshals Home Page . Web. 04 Apr. 2010. <http://www.usmarshals.gov/history/miss/02.htm>. b. "Integration: 1954 to 1963 — Infoplease.com." Infoplease: Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus. Free Online
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