American Economic History: A Dictionary and Chronology

Editor/Author Olson, James S. and Mendoza, Abraham O.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Greenwood

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-61-069697-5
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Economics
Book Status: Available
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A study of the U.S. economy is important to understanding U.S. politics, society, and culture. To make that study easier, this dictionary offers concise essays on many economics-related topics. Entries cover a broad array of pivotal information on historical events, legislation, economic terms, labor unions, inventions, interest groups, elections, court cases, economic policies and philosophies, economic institutions, and global processes.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • A
  • ACT TO REGULATE COMMERCE OF 1887
  • ADAIR v. UNITED STATES (208 U.S. 161)
  • ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY
  • ADAMSON ACT
  • ADAMS–ONÍS TREATY
  • ADDYSTON PIPE AND STEEL COMPANY v. U.S. (175 U.S. 211)
  • ADJUSTED COMPENSATION ACT OF 1936
  • ADKINS v. CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (261 U.S. 525)
  • ADVERTISING
  • AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
  • AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
  • AFGHANISTAN WAR AND THE WAR ON TERROR
  • The 9/11 Attacks
  • Operation Enduring Freedom
  • Horn of Africa and the Middle East
  • Philippines
  • Pakistan
  • AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • AGRIBUSINESS
  • AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ACT OF 1933
  • AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ACT OF 1938
  • AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ADMINISTRATION
  • AGRICULTURAL CREDITS ACT OF 1923
  • AGRICULTURAL MARKETING ACT OF 1929
  • AGRICULTURAL MARKETING AGREEMENT OF 1937
  • AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION
  • AGRICULTURAL TRADE DEVELOPMENT AND ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1954
  • AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF
  • AGRICULTURE ACT OF 1948
  • AGRICULTURE ACT OF 1954
  • AGRICULTURE ACT OF 1970
  • AGRICULTURE ACT OF 1973
  • AGRICULTURE ACT OF 1981
  • AID TO FAMILIES WITH DEPENDENT CHILDREN
  • AIR MAIL ACT OF 1925
  • AIR MAIL ACT OF 1934
  • AIRLINE DEREGULATION ACT OF 1978
  • AIRLINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION
  • ALASKA COMMERCIAL COMPANY
  • ALASKA PIPELINE
  • ALDRICH, WINTHROP WILLIAMS
  • ALDRICH–VREELAND ACT OF 1908
  • ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS
  • ALTMEYER, ARTHUR JOSEPH
  • AMALGAMATED ASSOCIATION OF IRON, STEEL, AND TIN WORKERS
  • AMALGAMATED CLOTHING WORKERS OF AMERICA
  • AMAZON
  • AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL MOVEMENT
  • AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR OLD AGE SECURITY
  • AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS
  • AMERICAN BIMETALLIC LEAGUE
  • AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY
  • AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH (AEI)
  • AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION
  • AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR
  • AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR–CONGRESS OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONS
  • AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS
  • AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • AMERICAN MOTORS CORPORATION
  • AMERICAN RAILWAY UNION
  • AMERICAN REVOLUTION
  • AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE
  • AMERICAN SYSTEM
  • AMERICAN TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH
  • AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY FOUNDATION (AFP)
  • AMTRAK
  • ANNAPOLIS CONVENTION
  • ANTITRUST
  • APPALACHIAN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1965
  • APPLE
  • ARAB OIL EMBARGO OF 1973–1974
  • ARBITRAGE
  • ARMOUR, PHILIP DANFORTH
  • “ARSENAL OF DEMOCRACY”
  • ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION
  • ASHWANDER ET AL. v. TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY (297 U.S. 288)
  • ASSOCIATIONALISM
  • ASSUMPTION OF STATE DEBTS
  • ASTOR, JOHN JACOB
  • ASTOR, WILLIAM VINCENT
  • ATCHISON, TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILWAY
  • ATLANTIC COAST LINE RAILROAD
  • ATOMIC ENERGY ACT OF 1954
  • AUTOMOBILE
  • AWALT, FRANCIS GLOYD
  • B
  • BAILEY v. DREXEL FURNITURE (259 U.S. 20)
  • BAILOUT
  • BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD
  • BANK HOLIDAY
  • BANK OF AMERICA
  • BANK OF THE UNITED STATES
  • BANK WAR
  • BANKHEAD COTTON CONTROL ACT OF 1934
  • BANKHEAD–JONES FARM TENANCY ACT OF 1937
  • BANKING ACT OF 1933
  • BANKING ACT OF 1935
  • BARTON, BRUCE
  • BARUCH, BERNARD MANNES
  • BEARD, CHARLES AUSTIN
  • BECHTEL, STEPHEN DAVISON
  • BECK, DAVID
  • BEEF TRUST CASES
  • BEER TAX ACT
  • BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM
  • BENEFITS
  • BERING SEA CONTROVERSY
  • BERLE, ADOLF AUGUSTUS
  • BERNANKE, BEN
  • BERRY, GEORGE LEONARD
  • BIDDLE, NICHOLAS
  • BIMETALLISM
  • BIRDSEYE, CLARENCE
  • BITCOIN
  • BLACK, EUGENE ROBERT
  • BLACK, JOHN DONALD
  • BLACK BELT
  • BLACK CODES
  • “BLACK MONDAY”
  • “BLACK MONDAY”
  • “BLACK THURSDAY”
  • “BLACK TUESDAY”
  • BLAND, RICHARD PARKS
  • BLAND–ALLISON ACT OF 1878
  • BLUE-COLLAR
  • BOEING, WILLIAM EDWARD
  • BOLL WEEVIL
  • BOLSHEVISM
  • BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION
  • BONUS ARMY
  • BORDEN, GAIL
  • BOSTON POLICE STRIKE OF 1919
  • BOSTON TEA PARTY OF 1773
  • BOULDER CANYON PROJECT ACT OF 1928
  • BOYER, JOSEPH
  • BOYLE, WILLIAM ANTHONY
  • BRACEROS
  • BRAIN TRUST
  • BRANDEIS, LOUIS DEMBITZ
  • BREADLINES
  • BRETTON WOODS CONFERENCE
  • BROOK FARM
  • BROOKINGS, ROBERT SOMERS
  • BROOKINGS INSTITUTION
  • BROTHERHOOD OF SLEEPING CAR PORTERS
  • BROWN, HARVEY WINFIELD
  • BRYAN, WILLIAM JENNINGS
  • BRYCE, JAMES
  • BUCARELI AGREEMENT OF 1923
  • BUCKMASTER, LELAND STANFORD
  • BUDGET AND ACCOUNTING ACT OF 1921
  • BUFFALO
  • BUFFETT, WARREN
  • BULKELEY, MORGAN GARDNER
  • BULL MARKET
  • BURLINGTON NORTHERN RAILROAD
  • BURNS, ARTHUR FRANK
  • BUSH, GEORGE H. W.
  • BUSH, GEORGE W.
  • BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL
  • BUSINESS CONFERENCES OF 1929
  • BUSINESS CYCLE COMMITTEE
  • BUSINESS–INDUSTRY POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE
  • BUTTERFIELD, JOHN
  • C
  • CAPONE, ALPHONSE
  • CAPPER, ARTHUR
  • CAPPER–TINCHER ACT OF 1921
  • CAPPER–TINCHER ACT OF 1922
  • CAPPER–VOLSTEAD ACT OF 1922
  • CAREY ACT OF 1894
  • CARNEGIE, ANDREW
  • CARNEGIE STEEL COMPANY
  • CARRIER, WILLIS HAVILAND
  • CARSON, RACHEL
  • CARTER, JIMMY
  • CARTER v. CARTER COAL COMPANY (298 U.S. 238)
  • CATO INSTITUTE
  • CELLER–KEFAUVER ACT OF 1950
  • CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROAD
  • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
  • CHANDLER, HARRY
  • CHANDLER ACT OF 1938
  • CHAPIN, ROY DIKEMAN, JR.
  • CHARLES RIVER BRIDGE V. WARREN BRIDGE
  • CHASE MANHATTAN BANK
  • CHAVEZ, CESAR ESTRADA
  • CHESAPEAKE AND DELAWARE CANAL
  • CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO CANAL
  • CHESAPEAKE & OHIO RAILWAY
  • CHESTER, COLBY MITCHELL
  • CHEVRON
  • CHICAGO, BURLINGTON & QUINCY RAILROAD
  • CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE, ST. PAUL & PACIFIC RAILROAD
  • CHICAGO & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY
  • CHILD LABOR
  • CHINESE EXCLUSION ACT OF 1882
  • CHISHOLM TRAIL
  • CHRYSLER, WALTER PERCY
  • CHRYSLER CORPORATION
  • CIGARMAKERS’ INTERNATIONAL UNION OF AMERICA
  • CITIZENS’ RECONSTRUCTION ORGANIZATION
  • CIVIL AERONAUTICS ACT OF 1938
  • CIVIL AERONAUTICS AUTHORITY
  • CIVIL AERONAUTICS BOARD
  • CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964
  • CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
  • CIVIL WAR
  • CIVIL WORKS ADMINISTRATION
  • CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS
  • CLARK, JOSHUA REUBEN, JR.
  • CLAY, HENRY
  • CLAYTON, WILLIAM LOCKHART
  • CLAYTON ANTITRUST ACT OF 1914
  • CLEAN AIR ACT OF 1970
  • CLEVELAND, STEPHEN GROVER
  • CLINTON, BILL
  • CLOSED SHOP
  • CLUB OF ROME
  • COAL ARBITRATION BOARD
  • COAL STRIKE OF 1919
  • COFFIN, HOWARD EARLE
  • COHEN, BENJAMIN VICTOR
  • COINAGE ACT OF 1792
  • COINAGE ACT OF 1834
  • COINAGE ACT OF 1873
  • COINAGE ACT OF 1878
  • COINAGE ACT OF 1890
  • COIN'S FINANCIAL SCHOOL
  • COLD WAR
  • COLUMBIA RIVER BASIN ANTI-SPECULATION ACT OF 1937
  • COMMERCE, DEPARTMENT OF
  • COMMITTEE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  • COMMITTEE FOR PROGRESSIVE POLITICAL ACTION
  • COMMITTEE FOR THE NATION
  • COMMITTEE FOR THE NATION TO REBUILD PRICES AND PURCHASING POWER
  • COMMITTEE OF FORTY-EIGHT
  • COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC SECURITY
  • COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION
  • COMMODITY DOLLAR
  • COMMODITY EXCHANGE ACT OF 1936
  • COMMODITY EXCHANGE AUTHORITY
  • COMMONS, JOHN ROGERS
  • COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS OF AMERICA
  • COMPANY UNION
  • COMPARABLE WORTH
  • COMPROMISE OF 1850
  • COMPROMISE TARIFF OF 1833
  • COMSTOCK LODE
  • CONFERENCE FOR PROGRESSIVE POLITICAL ACTION
  • CONGLOMERATE
  • CONGRESS OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONS
  • CONNALLY ACT OF 1935
  • CONOCOPHILLIPS
  • CONRAIL
  • CONSERVATION OF FISH ACT OF 1934
  • CONSORTIUM CHINESE LOAN OF 1911
  • CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION
  • CONSUMER FEDERATION OF AMERICA
  • CONSUMER RIGHTS
  • COOKE, JAY
  • CORCORAN, THOMAS GARDINER
  • CORN BELT
  • CORPORATE BANKRUPTCY ACT OF 1934
  • CORPORATION
  • COTTON BELT
  • COTTON GIN
  • COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS
  • COUNCIL OF ENERGY RESOURCE TRIBES
  • COWBOY
  • COXEY'S ARMY
  • CRASH OF 1929
  • CRASH OF 1987
  • CREDIT CARDS
  • CREDIT MOBILIER
  • CREDIT UNIONS
  • CRIME OF 1873
  • CROCKER, CHARLES
  • CROLY, HERBERT DAVID
  • “CROSS OF GOLD SPEECH”
  • CROWDSOURCING
  • CRUDE OIL WINDFALL PROFITS TAX ACT
  • CUBA
  • CUMBERLAND PIKE
  • CUMMINGS, WALTER J.
  • CURRENCY ACT OF 1900
  • CURRIE, LAUCHLIN
  • CURTIS, CYRUS HERMANN KOTZSCHMAR
  • D
  • DANBURY HATTERS CASE (208 U.S. 274)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE v. WOODWARD (4 Wheaton 122)
  • DAVIS, HAL C.
  • DAVIS, JAMES JOHN
  • DAVIS, JOHN WILLIAM
  • DAWES, CHARLES GATES
  • DAWES PLAN
  • DAWES SEVERALTY ACT OF 1887
  • DAY, DOROTHY
  • DEBOW, JAMES DUNWOODY BROWNSON
  • DEBS, EUGENE VICTOR
  • DEERE, JOHN
  • DEFENSE PLANT CORPORATION
  • DEFENSE SUPPLIES CORPORATION
  • DELAWARE AND HUDSON CANAL
  • DELAWARE AND RARITAN CANAL
  • DEMING, W. EDWARDS
  • DEPOSIT ACT OF 1836
  • DEPOSITORY INSTITUTIONS DEREGULATION AND MONETARY CONTROL ACT OF 1980
  • DEPRESSION OF 1837
  • DEPRESSION OF 1857
  • DEPRESSION OF 1873
  • DEPRESSION OF 1893
  • DEPRESSION OF 1920–1921
  • DEREGULATION
  • DESERT LAND ACT OF 1877
  • DESKILLING
  • DEWSON, MARY WILLIAMS
  • DIGITAL CURRENCY
  • DINGLEY TARIFF OF 1897
  • DOAK, WILLIAM NUCKLES
  • DODD–FRANK WALL STREET REFORM AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT
  • DODGE, WILLIAM EARL
  • DOHENY, EDWARD
  • DOHERTY, HENRY LATHAM
  • DOLLAR DIPLOMACY
  • DOMESTIC ALLOTMENT PLAN
  • DORRANCE, JOHN THOMPSON
  • DOT-COM BUBBLE
  • DOUGLAS, DONALD WILLS
  • DOUGLAS, LEWIS WILLIAM
  • DOUGLAS, WILLIAM ORVILLE
  • DOW, HERBERT HENRY
  • DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE
  • DOWNSIZING
  • DRED SCOTT v. SANDFORD (19 Howard 393, 1857)
  • DRYDEN, JOHN FAIRFIELD
  • DU PONT, PIERRE SAMUEL
  • DUBINSKY, DAVID
  • DUKE, JAMES BUCHANAN
  • DUPLEX PRINTING PRESS COMPANY v. DEERING (254 U.S. 443)
  • DURANT, WILLIAM CRAPO
  • DUST BOWL
  • E
  • EASTMAN, GEORGE
  • EASTMAN, JOSEPH BARTLETT
  • E-COMMERCE
  • ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ACT OF 1964
  • ECONOMY ACT OF 1933
  • EDGE ACT OF 1919
  • EDISON, THOMAS ALVA
  • EIGHTEENTH AMENDMENT
  • ELECTION OF 1800
  • ELECTION OF 1828
  • ELECTION OF 1896
  • ELECTION OF 1912
  • ELECTION OF 1924
  • ELECTION OF 1928
  • ELECTION OF 1932
  • ELECTION OF 1964
  • ELECTION OF 1980
  • ELECTION OF 1992
  • ELECTION OF 2000
  • ELECTION OF 2008
  • ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT OF 1965
  • ELKINS ACT OF 1903
  • ELY, RICHARD T.
  • EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION
  • EMBARGO ACT OF 1807
  • EMBARGO ACT OF 1812
  • EMERGENCY BANKING ACT OF 1933
  • EMERGENCY CREDITS ACT OF 1921
  • EMERGENCY FARM MORTGAGE ACT OF 1933
  • EMERGENCY FEED GRAIN ACT OF 1961
  • EMERGENCY QUOTA ACT OF 1921
  • EMERGENCY RAILROAD TRANSPORTATION ACT OF 1933
  • EMERGENCY RELIEF AND CONSTRUCTION ACT OF 1932
  • EMERGENCY RELIEF APPROPRIATION ACTS
  • EMERGENCY TARIFF ACT OF 1921
  • EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT INCOME SECURITY ACT OF 1974
  • EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 1946
  • END POVERTY IN CALIFORNIA
  • ENERGY, DEPARTMENT OF
  • ENERGY CRISIS
  • ENRON
  • ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT
  • ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT OF 1969
  • ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
  • EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION
  • “EQUAL PAY FOR EQUAL WORK”
  • EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT
  • ERDMAN ARBITRATION ACT OF 1898
  • ERIE CANAL
  • ESCH–CUMMINS ACT OF 1920
  • ESSEX DECISION
  • EUROPEAN UNION
  • “EVER-NORMAL GRANARY”
  • EXPORT–DEBENTURE PLAN
  • EXPORT–IMPORT BANK
  • EXXON MOBIL
  • F
  • FACEBOOK
  • FAIR DEAL
  • FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES COMMISSION
  • FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938
  • FARM ACT OF 1970
  • FARM ACT OF 1981
  • FARM BLOC
  • FARM CREDIT ACT OF 1933
  • FARM CREDIT ACT OF 1953
  • FARM CREDIT ACT OF 1971
  • FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION
  • FARM LABOR SUPPLY ACT OF 1943
  • FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
  • FARMER–LABOR PARTY
  • FARMERS’ ALLIANCES
  • FARMERS HOME ADMINISTRATION
  • FARMERS HOME ADMINISTRATION ACT OF 1946
  • FEATHERBEDDING
  • FEDERAL AID ROAD ACT
  • FEDERAL AID ROAD ACT OF 1916
  • FEDERAL ANTI–PRICE DISCRIMINATION ACT OF 1936
  • FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION
  • FEDERAL BUDGET
  • FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
  • FEDERAL COORDINATOR OF TRANSPORTATION
  • FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE ACT OF 1938
  • FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION
  • FEDERAL DEFENSE SPENDING
  • FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION
  • FEDERAL EMERGENCY RELIEF ADMINISTRATION
  • FEDERAL FARM BANKRUPTCY ACT OF 1934
  • FEDERAL FARM BOARD
  • FEDERAL FARM LOAN ACT OF 1916
  • FEDERAL HIGHWAY ACT OF 1921
  • FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION
  • FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK ACT OF 1932
  • FEDERAL HOUSING ADMINISTRATION
  • FEDERAL INTERMEDIATE CREDIT BANK SYSTEM
  • FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION
  • FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION
  • FEDERAL OPEN MARKET COMMITTEE
  • FEDERAL POWER COMMISSION
  • FEDERAL RADIO COMMISSION
  • FEDERAL RESERVE ACT OF 1913
  • FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
  • FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN INSURANCE CORPORATION
  • FEDERAL SURPLUS COMMODITIES CORPORATION
  • FEDERAL SURPLUS RELIEF CORPORATION
  • FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
  • FEDERAL WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ACT OF 1916
  • FEDERALIST PARTY
  • FIRESTONE, HARVEY SAMUEL
  • FISHER, FREDERICK JOHN
  • FISHER, IRVING
  • FISK, JAMES
  • FITZGERALD, ALBERT
  • FITZSIMMONS, FRANK EDWARD
  • FLETCHER v. PECK (6 Cranch 87, 1810)
  • FLORIDA BOOM
  • FOOD ADMINISTRATION
  • FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ACT OF 1962
  • FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ACT OF 1965
  • FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
  • FOOD CONTROL ACT OF 1917
  • FOOD, DRUG, AND COSMETIC ACT OF 1938
  • FOOD FOR PEACE ACT OF 1965
  • FOOD PRODUCTION ACT OF 1917
  • FOOD STAMP ACT OF 1964
  • FOOD STAMP PROGRAM
  • FORBES, JOHN MURRAY
  • FORBES, MALCOLM
  • FORD, GERALD
  • FORD, HENRY
  • FORD, HENRY, II
  • FORD MOTOR COMPANY
  • FORDNEY–MCCUMBER TARIFF OF 1922
  • FOREIGN MINERS ACT OF 1850
  • FOSTER, WILLIAM ZEBULON
  • FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT
  • FOX, WILLIAM
  • FRASER, DOUGLAS ANDREW
  • FRAZIER–LEMKE ACT OF 1934
  • FRAZIER–LEMKE ACT OF 1935
  • “FREE SHIPS, FREE GOODS”
  • FREE SILVER
  • FREE-SOIL PARTY
  • FREE TIMBER CUTTING ACT OF 1878
  • FREE TRADE
  • FREEDMEN'S BUREAU
  • “FREEDOM OF THE SEAS”
  • FRICK, HENRY CLAY
  • FRIEDMAN, MILTON
  • FRONTIER
  • FUEL EFFICIENCY
  • FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT OF 1850
  • FULLER, ALFRED CARL
  • FULTON, ROBERT
  • FUNDING THE NATIONAL DEBT
  • G
  • GADSDEN PURCHASE
  • GALBRAITH, JOHN KENNETH
  • GALLATIN, ABRAHAM ALFONSE ALBERT
  • GARVEY, MARCUS MOSIAH
  • GARY, ELBERT HENRY
  • GATES, BILL
  • GENEEN, HAROLD SYDNEY
  • GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TARIFFS AND TRADE (GATT)
  • GENERAL ELECTRIC CORPORATION
  • GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION
  • GENERAL SURVEY ACT OF 1824
  • GENTRIFICATION
  • GEORGE, HENRY
  • GERBER, DANIEL FRANK, JR.
  • GETTY, JEAN PAUL
  • G.I. BILL OF RIGHTS
  • GIANNINI, AMADEO PETER
  • GIBBONS v. OGDEN (9 Wheaton 1)
  • GILDED AGE
  • GILMAN, CHARLOTTE PERKINS
  • GIMBEL, BERNARD
  • GIRDLER, TOM MERCER
  • GLASS, CARTER
  • GLASS–STEAGALL ACT OF 1932
  • GLOBAL WARMING
  • GLOBALIZATION
  • GOLD RESERVE ACT OF 1934
  • GOLD RUSH
  • GOLD STANDARD ACT OF 1900
  • GOLD STANDARD JOINT RESOLUTION REPEAL OF 1933
  • GOLDMAN, EMMA
  • GOLDWATER, BARRY MORRIS
  • GOMPERS, SAMUEL
  • GOOD NEIGHBOR POLICY
  • GOODNIGHT, CHARLES
  • GOODYEAR, CHARLES
  • GOOGLE
  • GORDY, BERRY, JR.
  • GORMAN, FRANK J.
  • GOULD, JAY
  • GRACE, EUGENE GIFFORD
  • GRACE, WILLIAM RUSSELL
  • GRADUATION ACT OF 1854
  • GRANGE
  • GRANGER CASES
  • GRANGER LAWS
  • GRANT, WILLIAM THOMAS
  • GRAPES OF WRATH
  • GRAY PANTHERS
  • GREAT DEPRESSION
  • GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY
  • GREAT RECESSION
  • GREAT SOCIETY
  • GREEN, WILLIAM
  • GREENBACK PARTY
  • GREENBACK–LABOR PARTY
  • GREENSPAN, ALAN
  • GREEN TECHNOLOGY
  • GRIFFITH, DAVID LEWELYN WARK
  • GROUP OF EIGHT (G-8)
  • GUGGENHEIM, DAVID
  • H
  • HALL, JOYCE CLYDE
  • HAMILTON, ALEXANDER
  • HAMMER, ARMAND
  • HAMMER v. DAGENHART (247 U.S. 251)
  • HANSEN, ALVIN
  • HARD MONEY
  • HARRIMAN, EDWARD HENRY
  • HARRINGTON, MICHAEL
  • HARRIS TREATY OF 1858
  • HARRISON, GEORGE
  • HARTFORD, GEORGE HUNTINGTON
  • HARTFORD CONVENTION
  • HATCH ACT OF 1887
  • HAWAII
  • HAWAIIAN RECIPROCITY TREATY OF 1875
  • HAWLEY–SMOOT TARIFF
  • HAY, JOHN MILTON
  • HAYMARKET
  • HAYWOOD, WILLIAM DUDLEY
  • HEARST, WILLIAM RANDOLPH
  • HEINZ, HENRY JOHN
  • HELLER, WALTER
  • HEPBURN ACT OF 1906
  • HERITAGE FOUNDATION
  • HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPUTING ACT OF 1991
  • HIGHWAY ACT OF 1916
  • HIGHWAY ACT OF 1956
  • HILL, GEORGE WASHINGTON
  • HILL, JAMES JEROME
  • HILLMAN, SIDNEY
  • HILLQUIT, MORRIS
  • HILTON, CONRAD NICHOLSON
  • HOFFA, JAMES RIDDLE
  • HOLDING COMPANY
  • HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL, JR.
  • HOME OWNERS’ LOAN CORPORATION
  • HOMESTEAD ACT
  • HOMESTEAD STRIKE OF 1892
  • HOOSAC MILLS CASE
  • HOOVER, HERBERT CLARK
  • HOOVER, HERBERT WILLIAM
  • HOOVER DAM
  • HOOVER MORATORIUM
  • HOOVERVILLES
  • HOPKINS, HARRY L.
  • HOPKINS, MARK
  • HORIZONTAL INTEGRATION
  • HOUSING ACT OF 1954
  • HUGHES, CHARLES EVANS
  • HUGHES, HOWARD ROBARD, JR.
  • HULL, CORDELL
  • HUMPHREY, WILLIAM EWART
  • “HUNDRED DAYS”
  • HUNT, HAROLDSON LAFAYETTE
  • HUNTINGTON, COLLIS POTTER
  • HURRICANE KATRINA
  • HYDRAULIC FRACTURING (FRACKING)
  • I
  • IACOCCA, LEE
  • ILLINOIS AND MICHIGAN CANAL
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD
  • IMMIGRATION
  • IMMIGRATION ACT OF 1924
  • IMPERIALISM
  • IMPRESSMENT
  • IN RE DEBS (158 U.S. 564)
  • INCOME TAX
  • INDEPENDENT TREASURY
  • INDEPENDENT TREASURY ACT OF 1846
  • INDIAN REMOVAL ACT OF 1830
  • INDIAN REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1934
  • INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
  • INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD
  • INFORMATION REVOLUTION
  • INGERSOLL, ROBERT STEPHEN
  • INJUNCTIONS
  • INSTALLMENT BUYING
  • INSULL, SAMUEL
  • INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
  • INTERLOCKING DIRECTORATES
  • INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS
  • INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT
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  • INTERNET
  • INTERSTATE AND DEFENSE HIGHWAY SYSTEM ACT OF 1956
  • INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
  • INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION ACT OF 1887
  • INVESTMENT ADVISERS ACT OF 1940
  • INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940
  • IRAQ WAR
  • J
  • JACKSON, ANDREW
  • JAY'S TREATY OF 1794
  • JEFFERSON, THOMAS
  • JIM CROW
  • JOB CORPS
  • JOBS, STEVE
  • JOHNSON, HIRAM WARREN
  • JOHNSON, HUGH
  • JOHNSON, LYNDON BAINES
  • JOINT ECONOMIC COMMITTEE OF CONGRESS
  • JOINT STOCK COMPANY
  • JONES, JESSE HOLMAN
  • JONES, MARY HARRIS
  • JONES–CONNALLY FARM RELIEF ACT OF 1934
  • JONES–COSTIGAN SUGAR ACT OF 1934
  • K
  • KAISER, HENRY JOHN
  • KANAGAWA, TREATY OF
  • KEATING–OWEN ACT OF 1916
  • KEITH, MINOR COOPER
  • KELLEY, FLORENCE
  • KELLEY, OLIVER HUDSON
  • KELLOGG, WILL KEITH
  • KENNEDY, JOHN FITZGERALD
  • KENNEDY ROUND
  • KEYNES, JOHN MAYNARD
  • “KING COTTON”
  • KNIGHTS OF LABOR
  • KNOX, PHILANDER CHASE
  • KNUDSEN, WILLIAM
  • KOREAN WAR
  • KRAFT, JAMES LEWIS
  • KRESGE, SEBASTIAN SPERING
  • KROC, RAY
  • KRUGMAN, PAUL
  • KUHN, MAGGIE
  • L
  • LA FOLLETTE, ROBERT MARION
  • LA FOLLETTE, ROBERT MARION, JR.
  • LABOR, DEPARTMENT OF
  • LABOR MANAGEMENT REPORTING AND DISCLOSURE ACT OF 1959
  • LABOR'S LEAGUE FOR POLITICAL EDUCATION
  • LAFFER, ARTHUR
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  • LAMONT, THOMAS WILLIAM
  • LAND, EMORY SCOTT
  • LAND ACT OF 1796
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  • LAND MANAGEMENT, BUREAU OF
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  • LANDRUM–GRIFFIN ACT OF 1959
  • LANE, DENNIS
  • LATHROP, JULIA
  • LAUSANNE CONFERENCE OF 1932
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  • LEGGE, ALEXANDER
  • LEND–LEASE
  • LEVER FOOD AND FUEL CONTROL ACT OF 1917
  • LEWIS, JOHN LLEWELLYN
  • LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION
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  • LINCOLN, ABRAHAM
  • LITTON INDUSTRIES
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  • LOCHNER v. NEW YORK (198 U.S. 45)
  • LOCKOUT
  • LODGE COROLLARY
  • LOEW, MARCUS
  • LONDON ECONOMIC CONFERENCE OF 1933
  • LONG, HUEY
  • LOUISIANA PURCHASE
  • LOWELL, FRANCIS CABOT
  • M
  • MACON'S BILLS
  • MACY, ROWLAND H.
  • MADISON, JAMES
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  • MANHATTAN PROJECT
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  • MARRIOTT, JOHN WILLARD
  • MARSHALL, JOHN
  • MARSHALL PLAN
  • MARTIN, WARREN HOMER
  • MASS PRODUCTION
  • MAYER, LOUIS BURT
  • MAYSVILLE ROAD
  • MAYTAG, FREDERICK LEWIS
  • MCCORMICK, CYRUS HALL
  • MCKINLEY, WILLIAM
  • MCKINLEY TARIFF ACT OF 1890
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  • M'CULLOCH v. MARYLAND
  • MEANS, GARDINER COIT
  • MEANY, GEORGE
  • MEAT INSPECTION ACT OF 1906
  • MEDICARE
  • MELLON, ANDREW WILLIAM
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  • MINES, BUREAU OF
  • MINIMUM WAGE
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  • MITCHELL, CHARLES EDWIN
  • MITCHELL, JOHN
  • MODEL T
  • MOLLY MAGUIRES
  • MONETARY ACT OF 1939
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  • MORGAN, JOHN PIERPONT, JR.
  • MORGENTHAU, HENRY, JR.
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  • MUCKRAKERS
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  • MULTINATIONAL CORPORATION
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  • MUNN v. ILLINOIS
  • MURRAY, PHILIP
  • MUSCLE SHOALS
  • N
  • NADER, RALPH
  • NASDAQ
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  • NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD v. JONES & LAUGHLIN STEEL CORPORATION (301 U.S. 1)
  • NATIONAL LABOR UNION
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  • NATIONAL TRAFFIC AND MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY ACT OF 1966
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  • NOBLE, EDWARD JOHN
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  • O
  • OBAMA, BARACK
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  • OWEN, ROBERT DALE
  • OWENS–GLASS ACT OF 1913
  • P
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  • REUTHER, WALTER PHILIP
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  • REVENUE-SHARING
  • REYNOLDS, RICHARD JOSHUA
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  • ROOSEVELT, ANNA ELEANOR
  • ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN DELANO
  • ROOSEVELT, THEODORE
  • ROOSEVELT COROLLARY
  • ROOSEVELT–LITVINOV AGREEMENTS OF 1933
  • ROSENWALD, JULIUS
  • ROSIE THE RIVETER
  • ROSTOW, WALT WHITMAN
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  • RUST BELT
  • RYAN, JOHN AUGUSTINE
  • S
  • SACHS, SAMUEL
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  • SANTA FE TRAIL
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  • SCHECHTER POULTRY CORPORATION v. UNITED STATES (295 U.S. 495)
  • SCHWAB, CHARLES MICHAEL
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  • STEEL COMPANY SEIZURE OF 1952
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  • STEINBECK, JOHN
  • STEPHENS, URIAH SMITH
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  • SUNBELT
  • SUPPLY-SIDE ECONOMICS
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  • SWIFT, GUSTAVUS FRANKLIN
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  • SYLVIS, WILLIAM
  • T
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  • TAFT–HARTLEY ACT OF 1947
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  • TARIFF COMMISSION ACT OF 1916
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  • TUGWELL, REXFORD GUY
  • TURNPIKE
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  • UNITED STEELWORKERS OF AMERICA
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  • VAN DYKE, JOHN WESLEY
  • VAN SWEARINGEN BROTHERS
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  • VEBLEN, THORSTEIN BUNDE
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  • WABASH, ST. LOUIS & PACIFIC RAILROAD v. ILLINOIS OF 1886
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  • WALKER TARIFF OF 1846
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  • WALLACE, HENRY AGARD
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  • WANAMAKER, JOHN
  • WAR DEBTS
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  • WARBURG, JAMES PAUL
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  • WHITNEY, RICHARD
  • WICKHAM, CARL ERIC
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  • WILBUR, RAY LYMAN
  • “WILDCAT STRIKE”
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  • WILEY, HARVEY
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  • WILSON–GORMAN TARIFF OF 1894
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  • WORLD TRADE CENTER AND PENTAGON ATTACKS
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  • WRIGLEY, WILLIAM, JR.
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