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Unformatted text preview: nge for the cancellation of the march, FDR established the Fair Employment Practices Committee (FEPC). - Native Americans also were hurt even more by the GD, especially so b/c there had been a 1929 ruling that 210 landless tribes couldn’t receive federal aid, so they had to wait until 1931, when the Bureau of Indian Affairs was finally given more money for relief. - Indians actually benefited from the ND approach once it started: In 1934 the Indian Reorganization (WheelerHoward) Act restored lands to tribal ownership and outlawed its future division. And finally, under John Collier (he ran the BIA during the ND), Indian culture got some respect. - Mexican-Americans, however, were majorily screwed during the GD b/c no gov’t programs helped them out since they were migratory farm workers. Only the Farm Securities Administration (1937) did something by setting up migratory labor camps, but it was too little too late. Foreign Policy in the Interwar Years (1920 – 1941) *1920 – 1930: Independent Internationalism and Idealism* - In the interwar years, there is a great tendency to classify American foreign policy as isolationist. It wasn’t. Independent internat’lism is a better description – we kept our independence (unilateralism) but did become involved around the world through diplomacy, our economic interests, etc. - Although we rejected the League of Nations, which turned out to be quite weak both because we ignored it and because its members refused to actually use it mediate disputes, Wilsonianism lived on through American peace organizations, which were especially popular among women. 211 - Some of the peace associations’ idealistic goals are reflected in a series of treaties/agreements: Washington Conference (1921 – 1922): In a series of conferences, delegates from several powers discussed naval disarmament. Three treaties were promulgated establishing ratios of naval power – the Five-Power Treaty (battleships, 5:3:1.75 ratio), the Nine-Power Tr...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2014 for the course APUSH AP United taught by Professor Orban during the Fall '10 term at Harrison High School, Harrison.

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