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The War Finance Corporation in the politics of war and reconstruction

The War Finance Corporation in the politics of war and reconstruction

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War Finance Corporation (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael Abbot Goldman.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvii, 441 leaves
    Number of Pages441
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22091440M

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The Reconstruction Finance Corporation was a government corporation administered by the United States Federal Government between and that provided financial support to state and local governments and made loans to banks, railroads, mortgage associations, and other businesses.

Its purpose was to boost the country’s confidence and help banks resume daily functions after the start of. As national and international money markets collapsed inHoover created an RFC with a structure similar to that of his War Finance Corporation. The agency was given two billion dollars to make low-interest loans to commercial banks, savings banks, other financial institutions, and by: The Reconstruction era of the United States, the period after the Civil War, – The Reconstruction Acts, or Military Reconstruction Acts, addressing requirements for Southern States to be readmitted to the Union; Reconstruction Finance Corporation, a United States government agency from –; Arts, entertainment, and media.

During the Second World War, _____ and _____ were led to believe they were members of a race superior to anyone else. Japan, Germany The process employed in the Pacific during World War II in which an island under occupation by the Japanese was ignored in favor of an island closer to the Japanese homeland was called.

The bureaucratic battles and political skirmishes that shaped World War II Jesse Jones, head of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation and Roosevelt’s secretary of commerce after Hopkins. President Herbert Hoover and his allies deployed the war metaphor as he struggled to respond to the depression, according to historian William Leuchtenberg in his essay, “The New Deal And The Analogue Of War.” But, even after reluctantly establishing the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, he was not keen to deploy its full potential.

The RFC was based on and descended from the War Finance Corporation (WFC of And just as the WFC had been The establishment of the RFC is discussed in. How was the Reconstruction Finance Corporation supposed to battle the depression.

by giving government loans to businesses and banks Asked in History, Politics & Society, US Civil War, History. Wartime precedents helped enable new programs such as the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (modeled after Hoover’s War Finance Corporation), the restrictive New Deal gold policy, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and agencies regulating agriculture and labor relations.

Most traditional restraints on federal power gave way. President Herbert Hoover's Reconstruction Finance Corporation did all of the following EXCEPT a. loaned money to failing banks. offered aid to homeowners threatened by foreclosure.

appropriated nearly $2 billion for local relief efforts in public-works projects. offered direct relief to the unemployed. Only massive deficit spending associated with the Second World War was able to break the liquidity trap and end the Great Depression.

Olson has provided a needed history of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation. He is at his best in discussing the personalities and politics involved in RFC operations.

However, the president's domestic agenda did reverse some New Deal trends. For example, Eisenhower focused on reducing the federal budget, which included cutting farm subsidies, abolishing the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, keeping inflation in check, and promoting private rather than public development of the nation's energy resources.

In the last years of the s, Arkansas enjoyed an economic boom that was unparalleled in its history. But in the years between andthe bloody and destructive Civil War destroyed that prosperity.

The conflict brought death and destruction to the state on a scale that few could have imagined, and the war and the tumultuous Reconstruction era that followed it left a legacy of.

Higher taxes, more violence against black politicians during Reconstruction era Joseph Rainey of South Carolina was the first African American to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. He served in the House from to Read this book on Questia. Almost from the day the Civil War began the problem of how to deal with the insurrectionary states when hostilities ended was discussed by individual northerners, by northern newspapers and periodicals, and by Republican and Democratic members of Congress.

Reconstruction, –77, in U.S. history, the period of readjustment following the Civil War. At the end of the Civil War Civil War, in U.S. history, conflict (–65) between the Northern states (the Union) and the Southern states that seceded from the Union and formed the Confederacy. During the Great Depression, several wartime agencies were resurrected with new names and altered purposes, including the War Finance Corporation, restored in Herbert C.

Hoover's administration as the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, and a host of New Deal organizations such as the National Recovery Administration, which traced its origins. Gross, despite his distaste for the New Deal, accepted a $, loan from the Federal Reconstruction Finance Corporation to build the M Electra transport.

He said the project would create jobs. Soon, Lockheed was building styles of the Electra and selling it. Recommended Reading: A Short History of Reconstruction. Review: In an attempt to document the important issues of reconstruction, Eric Foner compiled his book Reconstruction: America 's Unfinished Revolution, Foner addresses all the major issues leading up reconstruction, and then finishing his book shortly after the end of.

The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Civil War in the Trans-Mississippi Theater, The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Civil War in the Trans-Mississippi Theater. I began The Lost Tradition of Economic Equality in America, – while finishing my previous book, Tribe, Race, History, on Native Americans in southern New England from the Revolution through Reconstruction.

At that time,the widening gulf between rich and poor in the U.S. was becoming a major public concern, decried in a growing number of policy studies and articles in national.

The Reconstruction Era was the period in the United States immediately after the Civil War, lasting from to This period was marked by attempts to reintegrate the Confederate states into the Union.

These efforts were not always easy, as social, political, and economic differences made compromise difficult. With industry short of capital, and the banking system reeling, a new Reconstruction Finance Corporation would also be sensible. Fifty years ago, the common desire to win the war and the feeling of revenge against the Japanese and the Nazis created a national sense of community.