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The Great Depression
(1929 - 1933)

1929The New York Stock Market crashes ("Black Tuesday") - signals the start of the Great Depression.
1929Agricultural Marketing Act
1930Britain, U.S., Japan, France, and Italy sign naval disarmament treaty
1930Hawley-Smoot Tariff
1932Norris-Laguardia Act
1932Stimson Doctrine
1932Federal Home Loan Bank Act
1932Glass-Steagall Banking Act
1932Federal Emergency Relief Act
193320th Amendment    GO !
193321st Amendment    GO !
1933United States v Butler (strikes down Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933 - "tax may not be used to transfer wealth directly from one person to another")
1933Schecter Poultry Corp. v The United States (the federal government may not regulate intrastate trade only interstate trade)
1933Roosevelt inaugurated; launches New Deal    GO !
1933U.S.S.R. recognised by U.S.
1933Emergency Banking Relief Act
1933Home Owners Loan Corporation
1933Agricultural Adjustment Act
1933National Industrial Recovery Act    GO !
1933Civilian Conservation Corps
1933Tennessee Valley Authority established
1933Public Works Administration established
1933Roosevelt extends Good Neighbor policy
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