Essays Tagged: "president franklin d roosevelt"

History of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

f the pay scale; below the reach of higher paying jobs.The FLSA began on a Saturday, June 25, 1938, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed 121 bills, one of them being the landmark law in the Nation's ... ial legislation was even more devastating (Grossman, 1978). Then came the New Deal Promise in 1933, President Roosevelt's idea of suspending antitrust laws so that industries could enforce fair-traded ...

(4 pages) 103 0 0.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Pearl Harbour: Was it fair? /

r countries to trade with. Some say the that the attack on Pearl Harbour was not unexpected for the President ( Franklin . D . Roosevelt) and all Pacific commands including both Navy and Army were war ...

(4 pages) 27 1 3.4 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Great Depression

n often left the home to go earn more money by working for the government.After his win of becoming president Franklin D. roosevelt became a symbol of the family and was let in to the homes through th ...

(1 pages) 709 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How the Atom Bomb Was Developed         The events leading to

bomb and use it to conquer the world. Thus, a number of them presented facts about atomic energy to President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939. He created the Uranium Project to study atomic-bomb develop ...

(4 pages) 509 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

How the Atom Bomb Was Developed         The events leading to

bomb and use it to conquer the world. Thus, a number of them presented facts about atomic energy to President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939. He created the Uranium Project to study atomic-bomb develop ...

(4 pages) 463 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Affirmative Action History

Executive Order 11246 (Sykes, M, 2008).Initially introducing the concept of affirmative action was President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1941 when he signed order 8802 outlawing segregation type hiring ... 2 outlawing segregation type hiring practices. This order went through several revisions, and a few Presidents, until President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the current version, Executive Order 11246, int ...

(4 pages) 170 1 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

What Were the Effects of the Great Depression?

ited out the economic downturn (Freedman 10). The cause and blame of this event happening was while president Herbert Hoover was in office. Once president Franklin D. Roosevelt stepped into office he ... hildren were growing up in families that could not afford food, shelter, clothing, or medical care. President Franklin D. Roosevelt once said "I see millions of citizens- a substantial part of the who ...

(5 pages) 35 0 4.5 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

Affirmative action

e action is actually a requirement imposed by Executive Order . The Executive Order was endorsed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 25, 1941. The order only applied to defense contracts. This ... 25, 1941. The order only applied to defense contracts. This order went through many changes before President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the current version into law on September 24, 1965. This paper wi ...

(5 pages) 104 1 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

National gallery of art

would also go on to design the Jefferson Memorial, the new structure was completed and accepted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 17, 1941. At this time the building was the largest marble ... I.M. Pei, the contemporary structure was completed in 1978, and was opened on June1 of that year by President Jimmy Carter. The new building was built to hold the Museum’s collection of modern painti ...

(2 pages) 629 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Government Research Paper Over The History and Role Of The CIA

r of falling behind in the strategic elements of the epic war, and in order to stay with the times, President Franklin D. Roosevelt sought to create an organization to deal with these growing issues. ... month and a half after the conclusion of the war, the Office of Strategic Services was disbanded by President Truman. Even with the war ended, anyone can tell you that the times following were not sta ...

(5 pages) 27 1 4.0 May/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

"Undeclared War with Axis Powers" This paper uses Ian Kershaw's Fateful Choices to explain how the US took action against the Axis Powers without actually firing a shot.

Prior to the United States' entry into WWII, American president, Franklin D. Roosevelt, had taken actions that are known as an "undeclared war." An undecl ... oking a first shot and giving aid to other countries currently at war with the opposing country. As president, FDR has always been known to try to keep every side happy, and having an undeclared war w ... or so long, was that FDR wanted approval from congress to go to war. Regardless of the fact that as president he could have bypassed this procedure, FDR wanted the war to be accepted by everyone. This ...

(5 pages) 633 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Atlantic Charter

the United States as the world's leading power.The Charter was signed On August 14, 1941 by the US president Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. The Atlantic Charter w ... . It was at the Atlantic Conference (aka Riviera) British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Boarded on the battle ship USS Augusta and on the British battle cr ...

(4 pages) 623 1 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

Semi brief Harry S. Truman Biography

ommittee in order to investigate the National Defense Program. Truman was nominated to run for Vice President with President Franklin D. Roosevelt in July 1944. On 20 January 1945, he took the vice-pr ... lt's unexpected death, eighty-two days later on April 12, 1945, he was sworn in as the thirty-third President of the United States of America . Then in 1948, the Democrats nominated him to run for pre ...

(6 pages) 631 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The 26th Amendment

ogan used by advocates for lowering the voting age that traced its roots back to World War II, when President Franklin D. Roosevelt dropped the military draft age to eighteen. The one flaw in the argu ... o eighteen in both federal and state elections ("Askville").In his 1954 State of the Union Address, President Dwight D. Eisenhower became the first President to openly state his disagreement of age-ba ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2011

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is a history paper covering the twenties through the forties.

economy and issues on the home front instead of what was going on in Europe and points to the East. President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), while wanting to avoid another war, saw an opportunity to hel ... awing segregation in schools and public accommodations. After the assassination of John F. Kennedy, President Lyndon Johnson introduced a comprehensive voting rights bill to Congress. Congress passed ...

(8 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jul/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II