Government and Politics, 1930-1939

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Editor: Cynthia Rose
Date: 2004
American Decades Primary Sources
From: American Decades Primary Sources(Vol. 4: 1930-1939. )
Publisher: Gale
Document Type: Topic overview
Pages: 1
Content Level: (Level 4)
Lexile Measure: 1200L

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Entries are arranged in chronological order by date of primary source. For entries with one primary source, the entry title is the same as the primary source title. Entries with more than one primary source have an overall entry title, followed by the titles of the primary sources.


Important Events in Government and Politics, 1930–1939 … 248


"The Importance of Preservation of Self-help and of the Responsibility of Individual Generosity as Opposed to Deteriorating Effects of Governmental Appropriations"

Herbert Hoover, February 3, 1931 … 253

The Proceedings and Transactions of a Conference of the Mayors of the State of Michigan

Mayors of the Cities of the State of
Michigan, May 18, 1932 … 257

Press Statements and Related Correspondence on the Use of Troops to Control the So-called Bonus Marchers

Herbert Hoover, Luther H. Reichelderfer,
July 1932 … 261

Campaign Speech at Madison Square Garden, New York City

Herbert Hoover, October 31, 1932 … 264

"On the Purposes and Foundations of the Recovery Program"

Franklin D. Roosevelt, July 24, 1933 … 269

Letter to Major General Stuart Heintzelman

George C. Marshall, December 4, 1933 … 275

"American Fascism in Embryo"

Harold Loeb and Selden Rodman,
December 27, 1933 … 279

"Carry Out the Command of the Lord"

Huey Long, February 5, 1934 … 285

Harry Hopkins Press Conference

Harry Hopkins, February 16, 1934 … 289

"Federal Emergency Relief"

Harry Hopkins, 1934 … 294

Old Age Revolving Pensions

Francis E. Townsend, circa 1934 … 298

"On Social Security"

Franklin D. Roosevelt, January 17, 1935 … 305

"What's the Matter with Congress?"

Lester J. Dickinson, February 1936 … 309

"I Have Seen War … I Hate War"

Franklin D. Roosevelt, August 14, 1936 … 314

"Hemingway Reports Spain"

Ernest Hemingway, April 27, 1938 … 319

The Debate over Isolation … 323

"Concerted Action Against the Fascist States"
Frederick J. Libby, May 24, 1938

Address Before the Bar Association of
Tennessee on the Spirit of International Law
Cordell Hull, June 3, 1938

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Gale Document Number: GALE|CX3490200697