1. Welfare Capitalism- A paternalistic system of labor relations emphasizing management responsibility for employee well-being.
2. Open Shop- Factory or business employing workers whether or not they are union members; in practice, such a business usually refuses to hire union members and follows antiunion policies.
3. Volstead Act- The 1920 law defining the liquor forbidden under the Eighteenth Amendment and giving enforcement responsibilities to the Prohibition Bureau of the Department of the Treasury.
4. Immigration Act- 1921 Act setting a maximum of 357,000 new immigrants each year.
5. League of Women Voters- League formed in 1920 advocating for women’s rights, among them the right for women to serve on juries and equal pay laws.
6. Sheppard-Towner Act- The first federal social welfare law, passed in 1921 , providing federal funds for infant and maternity care.
7. Harlem Renaissance- A new African American cultural awareness that flourished in literature, art, and music in the 1920s.
1. Great Depression- The nation’s worst economic crisis, extending through the 1930s, producing unprecedented bank failures, unemployment, and industrial and agricultural collapse.
2. Bonus Army- Unemployed veterans of WWI gathering in Washington in 1932 demanding payment of service bonuses not due until 1945.
3. Fireside Chat- Speeches broadcast nationally over the radio in which President Franklin D. Roosevelt explained complex issues and programs in plain language, as though his listeners were gathered around the fireside with him.
4. Emergency Banking Act- 1933 Act which gave the president broad discretionary powers over all banking transactions and foreign exchange.
5. New Deal- The economic and political policies of the Roosevelt administration in the 1930s.
6. Tennessee Valley Authority- Federal regional planning agency established to promote