Seeds of Great depression - Seeds of Great depressoion:...

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Seeds of Great depressoion: Overproduction Ceasing of New Immigration Decrease in Supply of Consumers Depressing of workers wages Paper Chasing Growing disparity between rich and poor. Income drops Factories were not working at maximum efficiency Speculation on the Stock Market Labor Resistance: 1934 SF General Strike International Longshoremen’s Union Shape-up New Types of Labor Leadership: Congress of Industrial Organiztions Karl Yoneda and Willliam Fong Ng Carlos Bulosan Unemployment Councils o Large protests against unemployment New Social Formations: Common Cause Filipino Labor Union merger into AFI Alaskan Cannery Worker’s Union It is now difficult to scapegoat Asian Labor Keynesuan Economics: Laissez Faire replaced by Cyclical Approach by FDR o Creation of new Public Work’s Projects
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o Wagner Act 1935 Gives employees rights to be in Labor Unions. Effects o Asian Americans:
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