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Adlai Ewing Stevenson (October 23, 1835 – June 14, 1914) served as the 23rd Vice President of the United States (1893–97).
Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (February 5, 1900 – July 14, 1965) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat, noted for his intellectual demeanor, eloquent public speaking, and promotion of progressive causes in the Democratic Party.
Admission to the bar in the United States is the granting of permission by a particular court system to a lawyer to practice law in that system.
The Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) was a United States federal law of the New Deal era designed to boost agricultural prices by reducing surpluses.
Alfred Emanuel Smith (December 30, 1873 – October 4, 1944) was an American politician who was elected Governor of New York four times and was the Democratic U.S. presidential candidate in 1928.
The Alben W. Barkley School of Law (formerly the American Justice School of Law) was a private, for-profit law school founded in 2004 in Paducah, Kentucky.
The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945).
The American Bar Association (ABA), founded August 21, 1878, is a voluntary bar association of lawyers and law students, which is not specific to any jurisdiction in the United States.
The Anti-Saloon League was the leading organization lobbying for prohibition in the United States in the early 20th century.
In parliamentary procedure, a motion to appeal from the decision of the chair is used to challenge a ruling of the chair.
Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.
Arkansas is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2017.
The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941.
Augustus Owsley Stanley I (May 21, 1867 – August 12, 1958) was an American politician from Kentucky.
A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.
Ballard County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
Barkley Dam is a dam along the Cumberland River in Kentucky.
The Barkley Forum is the intercollegiate debate and forensics organization at Emory University.
Barkley Regional Airport is located 12 nautical miles west of Paducah, in McCracken County, Kentucky, United States.
Ben Mitchell Williamson (October 16, 1864June 23, 1941) was a Democratic U.S. Senator from Kentucky.
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE; also often known as the Elks Lodge or simply The Elks) is an American fraternal order founded in 1868 originally as a social club in New York City.
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States.
Bronson Murray Cutting (June 23, 1888May 6, 1935) was a United States Senator from New Mexico.
The Burning of Washington was a British invasion of Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, during the War of 1812.
Burton Kendall Wheeler (February 27, 1882January 6, 1975) was an attorney and an American politician of the Democratic Party in Montana; he served as a United States Senator from 1923 until 1947.
C-SPAN, an acronym for Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network, is an American cable and satellite television network that was created in 1979 by the cable television industry as a public service.
Caldwell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
John Calvin Coolidge Jr. (July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933) was an American politician and the 30th President of the United States (1923–1929).
Carl Trumbull Hayden (October 2, 1877 – January 25, 1972) was an American politician and the first United States Senator to serve seven terms.
A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye which leads to a decrease in vision.
Charles Curtis (January 25, 1860February 8, 1936) was an American attorney and politician, who served as the 31st Vice President of the United States from 1929 to 1933.
Charles Gates Dawes (August 27, 1865 – April 23, 1951) was an American banker, general, diplomat, and Republican politician who was the 30th Vice President of the United States from 1925 to 1929.
Charles I. Dawson (February 13, 1881 – April 24, 1969) was a lawyer and politician from Kentucky who ran several high-profile campaigns as the nominee of the Republican party, and served for ten years as a United States federal judge.
Charles Kennedy Wheeler (April 18, 1863 – June 15, 1933) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.
The Chief Justice of the United States is the chief judge of the Supreme Court of the United States and thus the head of the United States federal court system, which functions as the judicial branch of the nation's federal government.
Child labour refers to the employment of children in any work that deprives children of their childhood, interferes with their ability to attend regular school, and that is mentally, physically, socially or morally dangerous and harmful.
Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, and private individuals.
Clark McAdams Clifford (December 25, 1906October 10, 1998) was an American lawyer who served as an important political adviser to Democratic Presidents Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Jimmy Carter.
The three classes of United States Senators are made up of 33 or 34 Senate seats each.
Claude Gernade Bowers (November 20, 1878 in Westfield, Indiana – January 21, 1958 in New York City) was an American historian, Democratic Party politician, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt's ambassador to Spain (1933-1939) and Chile (1939-1953).
Claude Denson Pepper (September 8, 1900 – May 30, 1989) was an American politician of the Democratic Party, and a spokesman for left-liberalism and the elderly.
The Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914 (codified at), was a part of United States antitrust law with the goal of adding further substance to the U.S. antitrust law regime; the Clayton Act sought to prevent anticompetitive practices in their incipiency.
Clinton Presba Anderson (October 23, 1895November 11, 1975) was an American politician.
Clinton is a home rule-class city and the county seat of Hickman County, Kentucky, United States.
Cloture, closure, or, informally, a guillotine is a motion or process in parliamentary procedure aimed at bringing debate to a quick end.
A committee (or "commission") is a body of one or more persons that is subordinate to a deliberative assembly.
Commonwealth's Attorney is the title given to the elected prosecutor of felony crimes in Kentucky and Virginia.
A conflict of interest (COI) is a situation in which a person or organization is involved in multiple interests, financial or otherwise, and serving one interest could involve working against another.
A Congressional Gold Medal is an award bestowed by the United States Congress; the Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom are the highest civilian awards in the United States.
Conscription in the United States, commonly known as the draft, has been employed by the federal government of the United States in five conflicts: the American Revolution, the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, and the Cold War (including both the Korean War and the Vietnam War).
Corvée is a form of unpaid, unfree labour, which is intermittent in nature and which lasts limited periods of time: typically only a certain number of days' work each year.
A county attorney in many areas of the United States is the chief legal officer for a county or local judicial district.
A County Judge/Executive (or simply, Judge/Executive, and often spelled Judge-Executive) is an elected official in the U.S. Commonwealth of Kentucky who is the head of the executive branch of a government in a county.
A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.
Covington is a city in Kenton County, Kentucky, located at the confluence of the Ohio and Licking Rivers.
Crittenden County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
The Cumberland River is a major waterway of the Southern United States.
Danville is a home rule-class city in Boyle County, Kentucky, United States.
Delta Tau Delta (ΔΤΔ), commonly known as DTD or Delt, is a United States-based international Greek letter college fraternity.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is the formal governing body for the United States Democratic Party.
The Democratic National Convention (DNC) is a series of presidential nominating conventions held every four years since 1832 by the United States Democratic Party.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Desha Breckinridge (August 5, 1867 – February 18, 1935) was the editor and publisher of the Lexington Herald from 1897 to 1935.
Doctor of Law or Doctor of Laws is a degree in law.
Douglas MacArthur (26 January 18805 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army.
Douglas MacArthur II (July 5, 1909 – November 15, 1997) was an American diplomat.
The Dust Bowl, also known as the Dirty Thirties, was a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the American and Canadian prairies during the 1930s; severe drought and a failure to apply dryland farming methods to prevent wind erosion (the Aeolian processes) caused the phenomenon.
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.
Earle Chester Clements (October 22, 1896 – March 12, 1985) was an American farmer and politician.
Edwin Porch Morrow (November 28, 1877June 15, 1935) was an American politician, who served as the 40th Governor of Kentucky from 1919 to 1923.
The Eighteenth Amendment (Amendment XVIII) of the United States Constitution effectively established the prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the United States by declaring the production, transport, and sale of alcohol (though not the consumption or private possession) illegal.
Emerson "Doc" Beauchamp (June 14, 1899 – April 15, 1971) served as the 41st Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, under Governor Lawrence Wetherby.
Emory University is a private research university in the Druid Hills neighborhood of the city of Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Ernest William "Mac" McFarland (October 9, 1894 – June 8, 1984) was an American politician, jurist and, with Warren Atherton, one of the "Fathers of the G.I. Bill." He is the only Arizonan to serve in the highest office in all three branches of Arizona government, two at the state level, one at the federal level.
Carey Estes Kefauver (July 26, 1903 – August 10, 1963) was an American politician from Tennessee.
Everett McKinley Dirksen (January 4, 1896 – September 7, 1969) was an American politician of the Republican Party.
The Fair Deal was an ambitious set of proposals put forward by U.S. President Harry S. Truman to Congress in his January 1949 State of the Union address.
Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
The 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 had created in 1933.
The Federal Reserve Act (ch. 6,, enacted December 23, 1913) is an Act of Congress that created and established the Federal Reserve System (the central banking system of the United States), and which created the authority to issue Federal Reserve Notes (commonly known as the US Dollar) as legal tender.
The Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914 established the Federal Trade Commission.
A filibuster is a political procedure where one or more members of parliament or congress debate over a proposed piece of legislation so as to delay or entirely prevent a decision being made on the proposal.
The first five-year plan (I пятилетний план, первая пятилетка) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a list of economic goals, created by General Secretary Joseph Stalin and based on his policy of Socialism in One Country.
The Fiscal Court, under the Kentucky Constitution of 1891,, Kentucky Constitution of 1891 is the name given to the county legislature and governing body of each of the counties in Kentucky.
The Flag of the Vice President of the United States consists of the vice presidential coat of arms on a white background, with four dark blue stars in the corners.
Floor Leaders, also known as a caucus leader, are leaders of their political parties in a body of a legislature.
Folkways Records was a record label founded by Moses Asch that documented folk, world, and children's music.
The Food and Fuel Control Act,, also called the Lever Act or the Lever Food Act was a World War I era US law that among other things created the United States Food Administration and the Federal Fuel Administration.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), commonly called the Foreign Office, is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom.
Frank E. McKinney (June 16, 1904 - January 12, 1974) was the chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1951 through 1952.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Sr. (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
Frederick "Fred" Moore Vinson (January 22, 1890 – September 8, 1953) was an American Democratic politician who served the United States in all three branches of government.
Frederic Mosley Sackett (December 17, 1868May 18, 1941) served as a United States Senator from Kentucky and ambassador to Germany during the Hoover Administration.
Free silver was a major economic policy issue in late 19th-century American politics.
Garden City is an incorporated village in Nassau County, New York, United States, in the town of Hempstead.
Garrett Lee Withers (June 21, 1884April 30, 1953), a Democrat, represented Kentucky in the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives.
George Brown Martin (August 18, 1876November 12, 1945), a Democrat, served as a member of the United States Senate from Kentucky.
George Alexander Sutherland (March 25, 1862 – July 18, 1942) was an English-born U.S. jurist and politician.
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.
Gifford Pinchot (August 11, 1865October 4, 1946) was an American forester and politician.
Gimpo International Airport (김포국제공항), commonly known as Gimpo Airport (formerly Kimpo International Airport), is located in the far western end of Seoul, some west of the Central District of Seoul.
The Governor of Illinois is the chief executive of the State of Illinois and the various agencies and departments over which the officer has jurisdiction, as prescribed in the state constitution.
The Governor of the State of New York is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New York.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
Guy Mark Gillette (February 3, 1879March 3, 1973) was a Democratic U.S. Representative and Senator from Iowa.
Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler Sr. (July 14, 1898 – June 15, 1991) was an American politician from the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Harley Martin Kilgore (January 11, 1893 – February 28, 1956) was a United States Senator from West Virginia.
Harry Flood Byrd Sr. (June 10, 1887 – October 20, 1966) of Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia, was an American newspaper publisher, and for four decades political leader of the Democratic Party in Virginia as head of a political faction that became known as the Byrd Organization.
Harry Lloyd Hopkins (August 17, 1890 – January 29, 1946) was an American social worker, the 8th Secretary of Commerce, and one of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's closest advisors.
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
The Hatch Act of 1939, officially An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities, is a United States federal law whose main provision prohibits employees in the executive branch of the federal government, except the president, vice-president, and certain designated high-level officials, from engaging in some forms of political activity.
Henry Agard Wallace (October 7, 1888 – November 18, 1965) served as the 33rd Vice President of the United States (1941–1945), the 11th Secretary of Agriculture (1933–1940), and the 10th Secretary of Commerce (1945–1946).
Henry Prather Fletcher (April 10, 1873 – July 10, 1959) was an American diplomat who served under six presidents.
Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was an American engineer, businessman and politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933 during the Great Depression.
A homeland for the Jewish people is an idea rooted in Jewish culture and religion.
An honorary degree, in Latin a degree honoris causa ("for the sake of the honor") or ad honorem ("to the honor"), is an academic degree for which a university (or other degree-awarding institution) has waived the usual requirements, such as matriculation, residence, a dissertation and the passing of comprehensive examinations.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
The Improved Order of Red Men is a fraternal organization established on North America in 1834.
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) is a non-political and non-sectarian international fraternal order founded in 1819 by Thomas Wildey in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.
The Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) was a regulatory agency in the United States created by the Interstate Commerce Act of 1887.
The Invasion of Poland, known in Poland as the September Campaign (Kampania wrześniowa) or the 1939 Defensive War (Wojna obronna 1939 roku), and in Germany as the Poland Campaign (Polenfeldzug) or Fall Weiss ("Case White"), was a joint invasion of Poland by Germany, the Soviet Union, the Free City of Danzig, and a small Slovak contingent that marked the beginning of World War II.
Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers to the west.
Sir Isaiah Berlin (6 June 1909 – 5 November 1997) was a Russian-British social and political theorist, philosopher and historian of ideas.
John Crepps Wickliffe Beckham (August 5, 1869 – January 9, 1940) was the 35th Governor of Kentucky and a United States Senator from Kentucky.
James Campbell Cantrill (July 9, 1870 – September 2, 1923) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.
James Hamilton Lewis (May 18, 1863 – April 9, 1939) was an American attorney and politician.
Joseph Lister Hill (December 29, 1894 – December 20, 1984) was an American politician.
Jacob M. Arvey (November 3, 1895 – August 25, 1977) was an influential Chicago political leader from the Depression era until the mid-1950s.
James Andrew McKenzie (August 1, 1840 – June 25, 1904) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky and uncle of John McKenzie Moss.
James C. Klotter is an American historian who has served as the State Historian of Kentucky since 1980.
James Dixon Black (September 24, 1849 – August 5, 1938) was the 39th Governor of Kentucky, serving for seven months in 1919.
James Aloysius "Jim" Farley (May 30, 1888 – June 9, 1976) was one of the first Irish Catholic politicians in American history to achieve success on a national level.
James Middleton Cox (March 31, 1870 July 15, 1957) was the 46th and 48th Governor of Ohio, a U.S. Representative from Ohio, and the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in the election of 1920.
Elizabeth Jane Rucker Hadley Barkley (September 23, 1911 – September 6, 1964) was Second Lady of the United States, as the second wife of Vice President Alben W. Barkley.
Jefferson–Jackson Day is the annual fundraising celebration (dinner) held by Democratic Party organizations in the United States.
John Kerr Hendrick (October 10, 1849 – June 20, 1921) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.
John Marshall Robsion (January 2, 1873February 17, 1948), a Republican, represented Kentucky in both the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives.
John Sherman Cooper (August 23, 1901 – February 21, 1991) was a politician, jurist, and diplomat from the U.S. state of Kentucky.
John Jackson Sparkman (December 20, 1899 – November 16, 1985) was an American jurist and politician from the state of Alabama.
John William Davis GBE (April 13, 1873 – March 24, 1955) was an American politician, diplomat and lawyer.
John Wesley Langley (January 14, 1868 – January 17, 1932) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, husband of Katherine Gudger Langley.
John William McCormack (December 21, 1891 – November 22, 1980) was an American politician from Boston, Massachusetts.
John Young Brown Sr. (February 1, 1900 – June 16, 1985) was an American attorney and politician.
A Joint Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies is a special committee of the United States Congress formed every four years to manage presidential inaugurations.
Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (18 December 1878 – 5 March 1953) was a Soviet revolutionary and politician of Georgian nationality.
Joseph Taylor Robinson (August 26, 1872 – July 14, 1937), also known as Joe T. Robinson, was an American politician from Arkansas.
The Judicial Procedures Reform Bill of 1937 (frequently called the "court-packing plan")Epstein, at 451.
The Juris Doctor degree (J.D. or JD), also known as the Doctor of Jurisprudence degree (J.D., JD, D.Jur. or DJur), is a graduate-entry professional degree in law and one of several Doctor of Law degrees.
The Keating-Owen Child Labor Act of 1916 also known as Wick's Bill, was a short-lived statute enacted by the U.S. Congress which sought to address child labor by prohibiting the sale in interstate commerce of goods produced by factories that employed children under fourteen, mines that employed children younger than sixteen, and any facility where children under fourteen worked after 7:00 p.m. or before 6:00 a.m. or more than eight hours daily.
Kenneth Spicer Wherry (February 28, 1892November 29, 1951) was an American businessman, attorney, and politician.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
The Kentucky Circuit Courts are the state courts of general jurisdiction in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
Kentucky's 1st congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
A keynote in public speaking is a talk that establishes a main underlying theme.
The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).
The Labor Management Relations Act of 1947, better known as the Taft–Hartley Act, (80 H.R. 3020) is a United States federal law that restricts the activities and power of labor unions.
Lake Barkley, a reservoir in Livingston, Lyon, and Trigg counties in Kentucky and extending into Stewart and Houston counties in Tennessee, was impounded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1966 upon the completion of Barkley Dam.
Lawrence Winchester Wetherby (January 2, 1908 – March 27, 1994) was an American politician who served as Lieutenant Governor and Governor of Kentucky.
The League of Nations (abbreviated as LN in English, La Société des Nations abbreviated as SDN or SdN in French) was an intergovernmental organisation founded on 10 January 1920 as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended the First World War.
The Lend-Lease policy, formally titled An Act to Promote the Defense of the United States, was an American program to defeat Germany, Japan and Italy by distributing food, oil, and materiel between 1941 and August 1945.
The Lexington Herald-Leader is a newspaper owned by The McClatchy Company and based in the U.S. city of Lexington, Kentucky.
Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County and often denoted as Lexington-Fayette, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 60th-largest city in the United States.
Lexington is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
The office of Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky was created under the state's second constitution, which was ratified in 1799.
The United States Ambassador to India is the chief diplomatic representative of United States in India.
This is a list of the one hundred and twenty counties in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
The Governor of Mississippi is the head of the executive branch of Mississippi's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The following is a list of U.S. Senators and Representatives who died of natural or accidental causes, or who took their own lives, while serving their terms between 1950 and 1999.
This is a list of the candidates for the offices of President of the United States and Vice President of the United States of the modern Democratic Party of the United States.
The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the commonwealth of Kentucky.
Below is a list of United States Senators from Kentucky.
There have been 48 Vice Presidents of the United States since the office came into existence in 1789.
Look was a bi-weekly, general-interest magazine published in Des Moines, Iowa, from 1937 to 1971, with more of an emphasis on photographs than articles.
Louis Dembitz Brandeis (November 13, 1856 – October 5, 1941) was an American lawyer and associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1916 to 1939.
Lowell Hayes Harrison (October 23, 1922 – October 12, 2011) was an American historian specializing in Kentucky.
Lowes is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Graves County, Kentucky, United States.
Marvel Mills Logan (January 7, 1874October 3, 1939), a Democrat, served as a member of the United States Senate from Kentucky.
Macon, officially Macon–Bibb County, is a consolidated city-county located in the state of Georgia, United States.
Martin Sennett Conner, known as Mike Conner (August 31, 1891 – September 16, 1950), was an American lawyer, Democratic politician, and college sports administrator who served as the governor of Mississippi from 1932 to 1936.
Maurice Hudson Thatcher (August 15, 1870January 6, 1973) was a U.S. Congressman.
McCracken County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.
A midwife is a professional in midwifery, specializing in pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, women's sexual and reproductive health (including annual gynecological exams, family planning, menopausal care and others), and newborn care.
Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.
The National Democratic Party, also known as Gold Democrats, was a short-lived political party of Bourbon Democrats who opposed the regular party nominee William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 presidential election.
The National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933 (NIRA) was a US labor law and consumer law passed by the US Congress to authorize the President to regulate industry for fair wages and prices that would stimulate economic recovery.
The National Socialist German Workers' Party (abbreviated NSDAP), commonly referred to in English as the Nazi Party, was a far-right political party in Germany that was active between 1920 and 1945 and supported the ideology of Nazism.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
The New Deal was a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms and regulations enacted in the United States 1933-36, in response to the Great Depression.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.
The Office of Price Administration (OPA) was established within the Office for Emergency Management of the United States government by Executive Order 8875 on August 28, 1941.
Ollie Murray James (July 27, 1871August 28, 1918) was an American politician.
Oxford College of Emory University, also called Oxford College and founded in 1836 as Emory College, is an American two-year residential college in Oxford, Georgia, specializing in the foundations of liberal arts education.
Oxford is a city in Newton County, Georgia, United States.
Paducah is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of McCracken County, Kentucky, United States.
Pageant was a 20th-century monthly magazine published in the United States from November 1944 until February 1977.
Palestine (فلسطين,,; Παλαιστίνη, Palaistinē; Palaestina; פלשתינה. Palestina) is a geographic region in Western Asia.
Parimutuel betting (from the Pari Mutuel or mutual betting) is a betting system in which all bets of a particular type are placed together in a pool; taxes and the "house-take" or "vigorish" are removed, and payoff odds are calculated by sharing the pool among all winning bets.
The Senate Majority and Minority Leaders are two United States Senators and members of the party leadership of the United States Senate.
Byron Patton “Pat” Harrison (August 29, 1881June 22, 1941) was a Mississippi politician who served as a Democrat in the United States House of Representatives from 1911 to 1919 and in the United States Senate from 1919 until his death.
Paul Andrew Dever (January 15, 1903April 11, 1958) was an American Democratic politician from Boston, Massachusetts.
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
A poll tax is a tax levied as a fixed sum on every liable individual.
Presbyterianism is a part of the reformed tradition within Protestantism which traces its origins to Britain, particularly Scotland, and Ireland.
A primary election is the process by which the general public can indicate their preference for a candidate in an upcoming general election or by-election, thus narrowing the field of candidates.
Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
Psalm 84 is the 84th psalm of the Book of Psalms, generally known in English by its first verse, in the King James Version, "How amiable are thy tabernacles, O Lord of hosts!".
The Railway Labor Act is a United States federal law on US labor law that governs labor relations in the railroad and airline industries.
Reading law is the method by which persons in common law countries, particularly the United States, entered the legal profession before the advent of law schools.
The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Return to normalcy, a return to the way of life before World War I, was United States presidential candidate Warren G. Harding's campaign slogan for the election of 1920.
The Revenue Act of 1913, also known as the Tariff Act, the Underwood Tariff, the Underwood Act, the Underwood Tariff Act, or the Underwood-Simmons Act (ch. 16,, October 3, 1913), re-imposed the federal income tax after the ratification of the Sixteenth Amendment and lowered basic tariff rates from 40% to 25%, well below the Payne-Aldrich Tariff Act of 1909.
The United States Revenue Act of 1943 increased federal excise taxes on, among other things, alcohol, jewelry, telephones, and admissions, and raised the excess profits tax rate from 90% to 95%.
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when he resigned from office, the only U.S. president to do so.
Richard Pretlow Ernst (February 28, 1858April 13, 1934) was a U.S. Senator from Kentucky who served from 1921 to 1927.
Richard Brevard Russell Jr. (November 3, 1897 – January 21, 1971) was an American politician from Georgia.
Robert Alphonso Taft Sr. (September 8, 1889 – July 31, 1953) was an American conservative politician, lawyer, and scion of the Taft family.
Robert Emmet Hannegan (June 30, 1903October 6, 1949) was a St. Louis, Missouri politician who served as Commissioner of Internal Revenue from October 1943 to January 1944.
Robert Humphreys (August 20, 1893December 31, 1977) was briefly a member of the United States Senate from Kentucky.
Robert Samuel Kerr (September 11, 1896 – January 1, 1963) was an American businessman and politician from Oklahoma.
Robert Worth Bingham (November 8, 1871 – December 18, 1937) was a politician, judge, newspaper publisher and the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 1933 to 1937.
Ruby Laffoon (January 15, 1869March 1, 1941) was an American politician who served as the 43rd Governor of Kentucky from 1931 to 1935.
Rum-running, or bootlegging, is the illegal business of transporting (smuggling) alcoholic beverages where such transportation is forbidden by law.
Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn (January 6, 1882 – November 16, 1961) was an American politician who served as the 43rd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
Scott Wike Lucas (February 19, 1892 – February 22, 1968) was an American attorney and politician.
The Seal of the Vice President of the United States is used to mark correspondence from the U.S. vice president to other members of government, and is also used as a symbol of the vice presidency.
The Secretary of the Senate is an elected officer of the United States Senate.
The United States Senate Democratic Policy Committee is responsible for the creation of new United States Democratic Party policy proposals, supporting Democratic senators with legislative research, developing reports on legislation and policy, conducting oversight hearings, monitoring roll call votes, differentiating between Democratic and Republican positions, and building party unity.
Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.
The Promotion of the Welfare and Hygiene of Maternity and Infancy Act, more commonly known as the Sheppard–Towner Act was a 1921 U.S. Act of Congress that provided federal funding for maternity and child care.
Sherman "Shay" Minton (October 20, 1890 – April 9, 1965) was a Democratic United States Senator from Indiana and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Sherwood Eddy (1871–1963) was a leading American Protestant missionary, administrator and educator.
The Tariff Act of 1930 (codified at), commonly known as the Smoot–Hawley Tariff or Hawley–Smoot Tariff, was an act implementing protectionist trade policies sponsored by Senator Reed Smoot and Representative Willis C. Hawley and was signed into law on June 17, 1930.
The United States Solicitor General is the fourth-highest-ranking official in the U.S. Department of Justice.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
The Speaker of the House is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives.
Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the United States Senate, established by the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, governs the precedence of motions in the Senate.
Stanley Forman Reed (December 31, 1884 – April 2, 1980) was a noted American attorney who served as United States Solicitor General from 1935 to 1938 and as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1938 to 1957.
Stephen M. Truitt is an American lawyer in Washington DC, retired from the Pepper Hamilton law firm.
Strike action, also called labor strike, labour strike, or simply strike, is a work stoppage caused by the mass refusal of employees to work.
A surety bond or surety is a promise by a surety or guarantor to pay one party (the obligee) a certain amount if a second party (the principal) fails to meet some obligation, such as fulfilling the terms of a contract.
A tenant farmer is one who resides on land owned by a landlord.
Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
Term limits in the United States apply to many offices at both the federal and state level, and date back to the American Revolution.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a public holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States.
The Commercial Appeal (also known as the Memphis Commercial Appeal) is a daily newspaper of Memphis, Tennessee, and its surrounding metropolitan area.
Courier Journal, locally called The Courier-Journal or The C-J or The Courier, is the largest news organization in Kentucky.
The New Freedom was Woodrow Wilson's campaign platform in the 1912 presidential election in which he called for limited government, and is also used to refer to the progressive programs enacted by Wilson during his first term as president from 1913 to 1916 while the Democrats controlled Congress.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Washington Daily News was an afternoon tabloid-size newspaper serving the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.
Thomas Dionysius Clark (July 14, 1903 – June 28, 2005) was perhaps Kentucky's most notable historian.
Thomas Edmund Dewey (March 24, 1902 – March 16, 1971) was an American lawyer, prosecutor, and politician.
Thomas James Walsh (June 12, 1859March 2, 1933) was an American lawyer and Democratic Party politician from Helena, Montana who represented Montana in the United States Senate from 1913 to 1933.
Thomas Lunsford Stokes, Jr. (November 1, 1898 – May 14, 1958) was a Pulitzer-prize winning American journalist.
Thomas Rust Underwood (March 3, 1898June 29, 1956) served Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives and in the United States Senate.
A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.
The Treaty of Versailles (Traité de Versailles) was the most important of the peace treaties that brought World War I to an end.
Trigg County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
Truman Handy Newberry (November 5, 1864October 3, 1945) was an American businessman and political figure.
A trust or corporate trust is a large grouping of business interests with significant market power, which may be embodied as a corporation or as a group of corporations that cooperate with one another in various ways.
The Twenty-second Amendment (Amendment XXII) to the United States Constitution sets a limit on the number of times a person is eligible for election to the office of President of the United States, and also sets additional eligibility conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.
U-boat is an anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".
The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, better known as the United Automobile Workers (UAW), is an American labor union that represents workers in the United States (including Puerto Rico) and Canada.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a U.S. federal agency under the Department of Defense and a major Army command made up of some 37,000 civilian and military personnel, making it one of the world's largest public engineering, design, and construction management agencies.
The United States Army Institute of Heraldry, also known as The Institute of Heraldry (TIOH), furnishes heraldic services to the U.S. Armed Forces and other U.S. government organizations, including the Executive Office of the President.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The Joint Committee on the Library is a joint committee of the United States Congress devoted to the affairs and administration of the Library of Congress, which is the library of the federal legislature.
The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD, or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a federal Cabinet-level agency that provides near-comprehensive healthcare services to eligible military veterans at VA medical centers and outpatient clinics located throughout the country; several non-healthcare benefits including disability compensation, vocational rehabilitation, education assistance, home loans, and life insurance; and provides burial and memorial benefits to eligible veterans and family members at 135 national cemeteries.
The 1934 United States elections were held on November 6, 1934.
The 1940 United States elections was held on November 5.
The 1946 United States elections were held on November 5, 1946, and elected the members of the 80th United States Congress.
The 1950 United States elections were held on November 7, 1950, and elected the members of the 82nd United States Congress.
The Committee on Energy and Commerce is one of the oldest standing committees of the United States House of Representatives.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The White House National Security Council (NSC) is the principal forum used by the President of the United States for consideration of national security, military matters, and foreign policy matters with senior national security advisors and Cabinet officials and is part of the executive office of the president of the United States.
The United States presidential election of 1908 was the 31st quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1908.
The United States presidential election of 1916 was the 33rd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 7, 1916.
The United States presidential election of 1920 was the 34th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1920.
The United States presidential election of 1924 was the 35th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 4, 1924.
The United States presidential election of 1928 was the 36th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 6, 1928.
The United States presidential election of 1940 was the 39th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940.
The United States presidential election of 1944 was the 40th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 7, 1944.
The United States presidential election of 1948 was the 41st quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1948.
The United States presidential election of 1952 was the 42nd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 4, 1952.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
The United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (formerly the Committee on Banking and Currency) has jurisdiction over matters related to banks and banking, price controls, deposit insurance, export promotion and controls, federal monetary policy, financial aid to commerce and industry, issuance of redemption of notes, currency and coinage, public and private housing, urban development, mass transit and government contracts.
The United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation is a standing committee of the United States Senate.
The United States Senate Committee on Finance (or, less formally, Senate Finance Committee) is a standing committee of the United States Senate.
The United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations is a standing committee of the United States Senate.
The United States Senate elections of 1918 were held November 5, 1918 coinciding with the midpoint of Woodrow Wilson's second term as President of the United States.
The United States Senate elections of 1926 were elections for the United States Senate that occurred in the middle of Republican President Calvin Coolidge's second term.
The United States Senate elections of 1932 coincided with Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt's crushing defeat of incumbent Herbert Hoover in the presidential election.
The United States Senate elections of 1938 occurred in the middle of Franklin D. Roosevelt's second term.
The United States Senate elections of 1944 coincided with the re-election of Franklin D. Roosevelt to his fourth term as President.
The United States Senate elections of 1954 was a midterm election in the first term of Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidency.
The University of Louisville School of Medicine at the University of Louisville is a medical school located in Louisville, Kentucky, United States.
The University of Virginia (U.Va. or UVA), frequently referred to simply as Virginia, is a public research university and the flagship for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The University of Virginia School of Law (Virginia Law or UVA Law) was founded in Charlottesville in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson as one of the original subjects taught at his "academical village," the University of Virginia.
The Vice President of the United States (informally referred to as VPOTUS, or Veep) is a constitutional officer in the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States as the President of the Senate under Article I, Section 3, Clause 4, of the United States Constitution, as well as the second highest executive branch officer, after the President of the United States.
Virgil Munday Chapman (March 15, 1895March 8, 1951), a Democrat, represented Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives and in the United States Senate.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
The Wage Stabilization Board (WSB) was an independent agency of the United States government whose function was to make wage control policy recommendations and to implement such wage controls as were approved.
The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday (October 29), the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929 ("Black Thursday"), and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its after effects.
Wallace Humphrey White Jr. (August 6, 1877March 31, 1952) was an American politician and Republican leader in United States Congress from 1916 until 1949.
Walter Philip Reuther (September 1, 1907 – May 9, 1970) was an American leader of organized labor and civil rights activist who built the United Automobile Workers (UAW) into one of the most progressive labor unions in American history.
The War Powers Act of 1941, also known as the First War Powers Act, was an American emergency law that increased Federal power during World War II.
The War Production Board (WPB) was an agency of the United States government that supervised war production during World War II.
Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865 – August 2, 1923) was an American politician who served as the 29th President of the United States from 1921 until his death in 1923.
Washington and Lee Mock Convention is a simulated presidential nominating convention and is held every four years, during the early stages of the U.S. Presidential Primary, at Washington and Lee University.
West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States.
Wheel is an unincorporated community located in Graves County, Kentucky, United States.
The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States.
Whitehaven (the Anderson-Smith House) is a historic house in Paducah, Kentucky, in use since 1983 as the Kentucky welcome center on I-24 near the state border with Illinois.
William Abner Stanfill (January 16, 1892June 12, 1971) was briefly a member of the United States Senate from Kentucky.
William Brockman Bankhead (April 12, 1874 – September 15, 1940) was an American politician who served as the 42nd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1936 to 1940, representing Alabama's 10th and later 7th congressional districts as a Democrat from 1917 to 1940.
William Gibbs McAdoo, Jr.McAdoo is variously differentiated from family members of the same name.
William Justus Goebel (January 4, 1856 – February 3, 1900) was an American politician who served as the 34th Governor of Kentucky for four days in 1900 after having been mortally wounded by an assassin the day before he was sworn in (though he was on his deathbed by that time).
William Henry Dieterich (March 31, 1876October 12, 1940) was an American lawyer and Democratic politician from Illinois.
William Jason Fields (December 29, 1874October 21, 1954) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky.
William Jennings Bryan (March 19, 1860 – July 26, 1925) was an American orator and politician from Nebraska.
William Orville Douglas (October 16, 1898January 19, 1980) was an American jurist and politician who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
William Voris Gregory (October 21, 1877 – October 10, 1936) was an attorney and politician, serving as a United States Representative from Kentucky from 1927 to his death in office.
Women's suffrage in the United States of America, the legal right of women to vote, was established over the course of several decades, first in various states and localities, sometimes on a limited basis, and then nationally in 1920.
WoodmenLife (officially Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society) is a not-for-profit fraternal benefit society founded in 1890, based in Omaha, Nebraska, United States, that operates a large privately held insurance company for its members.
Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was an American statesman and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921.
The Works Progress Administration (WPA; renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration) was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The Zimmermann Telegram (or Zimmermann Note or Zimmerman Cable) was a secret diplomatic communication issued from the German Foreign Office in January 1917 that proposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico in the event that the United States entered World War I against Germany.
Zionism (צִיּוֹנוּת Tsiyyonut after Zion) is the national movement of the Jewish people that supports the re-establishment of a Jewish homeland in the territory defined as the historic Land of Israel (roughly corresponding to Canaan, the Holy Land, or the region of Palestine).
The 1912 Democratic National Convention was held at the Fifth Regiment Armory off North Howard Street in Baltimore from June 25 to July 2, 1912.
The 1920 Democratic National Convention was held at the Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California from June 28 to July 6, 1920.
The 1924 Democratic National Convention, held at the Madison Square Garden in New York City from June 24 to July 9, 1924, was the longest continuously running convention in United States political history.
The 1928 Democratic National Convention was held at Sam Houston Hall in Houston, Texas, June 26–28, 1928.
The 1932 Democratic National Convention was held in Chicago, Illinois June 27 – July 2, 1932. The convention resulted in the nomination of Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York for President and Speaker of the House John N. Garner from Texas for Vice President. Beulah Rebecca Hooks Hannah Tingley was a member of the Democratic National Committee and Chair of the Democratic Party of Florida. She seconded the nomination of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, becoming the second woman to address a Democratic National Convention.
The 1936 Democratic National Convention was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from June 23 to 27, 1936.
The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1939.
The 1940 Democratic National Convention was held at the Chicago Stadium in Chicago, Illinois from July 15 to July 18, 1940.
The 1944 Democratic National Convention was held at the Chicago Stadium in Chicago, Illinois from July 19 to July 21, 1944.
The 1948 Democratic National Convention was held at Philadelphia Convention Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from July 12 to July 14, 1948, and resulted in the nominations of President Harry S. Truman for a full term and Senator Alben W. Barkley of Kentucky for Vice President in the 1948 presidential election.
The 1952 Democratic National Convention was held at the International Amphitheatre in Chicago, Illinois from July 21 to July 26, 1952, which was the same arena the Republicans had gathered in a few weeks earlier for their national convention from July 7 to July 11, 1952.
The Eightieth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives.
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