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Railroad Retirement Board
The U.S. Railroad
Railroad
Retirement
Retirement
Board (RRB) is an independent agency in the executive branch of the United States government created in 1935[1] to administer a social insurance program providing retirement benefits to the country's railroad workers. The RRB serves U.S. railroad workers and their families, and administers retirement, survivor, unemployment, and sickness benefits. Consequently, railroad workers do not participate in the United States Social Security program
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William O. Lipinski
William Oliver Lipinski (born December 22, 1937) is an American politician who was a Democratic member of the United States
United States
House of Representatives from 1983 to 2005, representing a district in Chicago.Contents1 Life and career1.1 Pre-congressional career 1.2 Congressional career 1.3 Lobbying career2 External links 3 ReferencesLife and career[edit] Pre-congressional career[edit] He was born in Chicago, and was educated at Loras College
Loras College
in Dubuque, Iowa. Lipinski served in the United States
United States
Army Reserve, and he was a public administrator with the Chicago
Chicago
Park District of the city of Chicago. In 1975, Mayor Richard J. Daley
Richard J. Daley
named him as the Democratic committeeman for Chicago's 23rd Ward, in the southwestern portion of the city—a post he still holds
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Farm Credit Administration
The Farm Credit Administration
Farm Credit Administration
is an independent agency of the Executive Branch of the federal government of the United States. It regulates and examines the banks, associations, and related entities of the Farm Credit System, a network of borrower-owned financial institutions that provide credit to farmers, ranchers, and agricultural and rural utility cooperatives. It derives its authority from the Farm Credit Act of 1971.[1] The FCA is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, near Washington, DC.Contents1 History 2 See also 3 References 4 External linksHistory[edit] The Farm Credit Administration
Farm Credit Administration
was established by Executive Order 6084, which transferred most of the functions of the Federal Farm Board to the new Agricultural Adjustment Administration
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American Liberty League
The American Liberty League was an American political organization formed in 1934, primarily of wealthy business elites and prominent political figures, who were conservatives opposed to the New Deal
New Deal
of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Its principles emphasized private property and individual liberties. Its leader Jouett Shouse
Jouett Shouse
called on members to:defend and uphold the constitution of the United States ... to teach the necessity of respect for the rights of persons and property as fundamental to every successful form of government ... teach the duty of government to encourage and protect individual and group initiative and enterprise, to foster the right to work, earn, save, and acquire property, and to preserve the ownership and lawful use of property when acquired.[1]It was highly active in spreading its message for two years
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List Of Critics Of The New Deal
The following is a list of critics of the New Deal.Contents1 From the Left (Liberals to far left) 2 From the Right (Conservatives)2.1 Politicians 2.2 Writers and speakers3 Books with an anti- New Deal
New Deal
point of view 4 See also 5 References 6 Other referencesFrom the Left (Liberals to far left)[edit]Huey Long. Governor and senator from Louisiana; supported Roosevelt in 1932; broke and was setting up a presidential campaign on the left in 1936 William Lemke, North Dakota, Picked up Huey Long
Huey Long
support in 1936 Norman Thomas, frequent presidential candidate on the Socialist ticket. John L
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Emergency Banking Act
The Emergency Banking Act
Emergency Banking Act
(the official title of which was the Emergency Banking Relief Act), Public Law 1, 48 Stat. 1 (March 9, 1933), was an act passed by the United States Congress
United States Congress
in March 1933 in an attempt to stabilize the banking system. Beginning on February 14, 1933, Michigan, an industrial state which had been hit particularly hard by the Great Depression
Great Depression
in the United States, declared an eight-day bank holiday. Fears of other bank closures spread from state to state as people rushed to withdraw their deposits while they still could do so. Within weeks, all other states held their own bank holidays in an attempt to stem the bank runs (on March 4th, Delaware became the 48th and last state to close its banks.)[1] Following his inauguration on March 4, 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt set out to rebuild confidence in the nation's banking system
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Economy Act
The Economy Act of 1933, officially titled the Act of March 20, 1933 (ch. 3, Pub.L. 73–2, 48 Stat. 8, enacted March 20, 1933; 38 U.S.C. § 701), is an Act of Congress
Act of Congress
that cut the salaries of federal workers and reduced benefit payments to veterans, moves intended to reduce the federal deficit in the United States.[1] The Economy Act of 1933 is different from the Economy Act of 1932. The Economy Act of 1932 was signed in the final days of the Hoover administration in February 1933.[2] This sometimes leads to confusion between the two pieces of legislation. The Hoover-sponsored bill established the purchasing authority of the federal government and remains in force as of 2009.[3] Enactment[edit] As Governor of New York, Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Agricultural Adjustment Act
The Agricultural Adjustment Act
Agricultural Adjustment Act
(AAA) was a United States
United States
federal law of the New Deal
New Deal
era designed to boost agricultural prices by reducing surpluses. The Government bought livestock for slaughter and paid farmers subsidies not to plant part of their land. The money for these subsidies was generated through an exclusive tax on companies which processed farm products
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Civilian Conservation Corps
The Civilian Conservation Corps
Civilian Conservation Corps
(CCC) was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men. Originally for young men ages 18–25, it was eventually expanded to ages 17–28.[1] Robert Fechner
Robert Fechner
was the first director of the agency, succeeded by James McEntee following Fechner's death. The CCC was a major part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal
New Deal
that provided unskilled manual labor jobs related to the conservation and development of natural resources in rural lands owned by federal, state, and local governments. The CCC was designed to provide jobs for young men and to relieve families who had difficulty finding jobs during the Great Depression
Great Depression
in the United States. Maximum enrollment at any one time was 300,000
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Civil Works Administration
The Civil Works Administration
Civil Works Administration
(CWA) was a short-lived U.S. job creation program established by the New Deal
New Deal
during the Great Depression to rapidly create manual labor jobs for millions of unemployed workers. The jobs were merely temporary, for the duration of the hard winter of 1933–34. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveiled the CWA on November 8, 1933, and put Harry L. Hopkins
Harry L. Hopkins
in charge of the short-term agency. The CWA was a project created under the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA). The CWA created construction jobs, mainly improving or constructing buildings and bridges
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Communications Act Of 1934
The Communications Act of 1934
Communications Act of 1934
is a United States federal law, signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
on June 19, 1934, and codified as Chapter 5 of Title 47 of the United States Code, 47 U.S.C. § 151 et seq. The Act replaced the Federal Radio Commission with the Federal Communications Commission
Federal Communications Commission
(FCC)
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Executive Order 6102
Executive Order 6102
Executive Order 6102
is a United States presidential executive order signed on April 5, 1933, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt "forbidding the Hoarding of gold coin, gold bullion, and gold certificates within the continental United States". The limitation on gold ownership in the U.S. was repealed after President Gerald Ford signed a bill legalizing private ownership of gold coins, bars and certificates by an act of Congress codified in Pub.L
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Homeowners Refinancing Act
The Homeowners Refinancing Act
Homeowners Refinancing Act
(also known as the Home Owners Loan Act of 1933 and the Home Owners' Loan Corporation
Home Owners' Loan Corporation
Act) was an Act of Congress of the United States
United States
passed as part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal
New Deal
during the Great Depression
Great Depression
to help those in danger of losing their homes.[1] The act, which went into effect on June 13, 1933, provided mortgage assistance to homeowners or would-be homeowners by providing them money or refinancing mortgages.[2][3][4] Sponsored by Senate Majority leader Joe Robinson of Arkansas, it also created the Home Owners' Loan Corporation
Home Owners' Loan Corporation
(HOLC), building on Herbert Hoover's Federal Loan Bank Board
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Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
The Federal Deposit Insurance
Insurance
Corporation (FDIC) is a United States government corporation providing deposit insurance to depositors in US banks. The FDIC was created by the 1933 Banking Act
1933 Banking Act
during the Great Depression (June 16, 1933) to restore trust in the American banking system; more than one-third of banks failed in the years before the FDIC's creation, and bank runs were common.[2] The insurance limit was initially US $2,500 per ownership category
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New Deal Coalition
The New Deal
New Deal
coalition was the alignment of interest groups and voting blocs in the United States
United States
that supported the New Deal
New Deal
and voted for Democratic presidential candidates from 1932 until the late 1960s. It made the Democratic Party the majority party during that period, losing only to Dwight D. Eisenhower, a pro- New Deal
New Deal
Republican, in 1952 and 1956. Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Federal Emergency Relief Administration
The Federal Emergency Relief Administration
Federal Emergency Relief Administration
(FERA) was the new name given by the Roosevelt Administration to the Emergency Relief Administration (ERA) which President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
had created in 1933. FERA was established as a result of the Federal Emergency Relief Act and was replaced in 1935 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). Prior to 1933, the federal government gave loans to the states to operate relief programs. One of these, the New York state program TERA (Temporary Emergency Relief Administration), was set up in 1931 and headed by Harry Hopkins, a close adviser to Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt. Roosevelt asked Congress to set up FERA—which gave grants to the states for the same purpose—in May 1933, and appointed Hopkins to head it
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