HISTORY FINAL - HISTORY FINAL Good Neighbor Policy: policy...

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Good Neighbor Policy: policy of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in relation to Latin America and Europe during 1933-45. Renouncing unpopular military intervention, the United States shifted to other methods to maintain its influence in Latin America: Pan- Americanism, support for strong local leaders, the training of national guards, economic and cultural penetration, Export-Import Bank loans, financial supervision, and political subversion. Greater East Asian Co-prosperity Sphere: one of a number of slogans and concepts used in the justification of Japanese aggression in East Asia in the 1930s through the end of World War II and the term "Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere" is remembered today largely as a front for the Japanese control of occupied countries during World War II, in which puppet governments manipulated local populations and economies for the benefit of Imperial Japan. TVA: Tennessee Valley Authority. created in 1933 to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development in the Tennessee Valley, a region particularly impacted by the Great Depression. NIRA: National Industrial Recovery Act. authorized the President to regulate businesses in the interests of promoting fair competition, supporting prices and competition, creating jobs for the unemployed, and stimulating the United States economy to recover from the Great Depression. Roe vs Wade: US Supreme Court case that overturned all state and federal laws outlawing or restricting abortion **“The Second New Deal”: The Axis Powers: those countries opposed to the Allies during World War II. three major Axis powers, Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and Imperial Japan Neutrality Act of 1936: sought to ensure that the US would not become entangled again in foreign conflicts, especially in Europe. sought to close the loopholes in the 1935 Act by prohibiting trade in war materials as well as loans or credits to belligerents. the WPA: War Powers Act allows the President to use military forces for 60 days, without a formal declaration of war by Congress. It also grants an additional 30 days upon a formal request by the President, regardless of Congress's agreement with the request. **“Repple-Debbled”:
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HISTORY FINAL - HISTORY FINAL Good Neighbor Policy: policy...

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