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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Hard Times; an Oral History of the Great Depression

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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.

Objects

Works Progress Administration - This government organization created large building projects to create work.

National Recovery Administration - This government organization allowed larger governmental regulation of the economy until the Supreme Court determined the it was unconstitutional.

The Bonus March - This movement was removed from Washington, DC by soldiers with tear gas, bludgeons, and bayonets.

The Wagner Act - This legislation ensured the ability of workers to unionize by restraining employer ability to fire, intimidate, or persecute employees for union involvement.

American Federation of Labor - This was the dominant...

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