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War Manpower Commission
The War Manpower Commission
War Manpower Commission
was a World War II
World War II
agency of the United States Government charged with planning to balance the labor needs of agriculture, industry and the armed forces.Contents1 History 2 Gallery 3 References 4 External linksHistory[edit] The Commission was created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
in Executive Order 9139 of April 18, 1942. Its chairman was Paul V. McNutt, head of the Federal Security Agency
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United States Department Of Labor
The United States Department of Labor
United States Department of Labor
(DOL) is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, reemployment services, and some economic statistics; many U.S. states also have such departments. The department is headed by the U.S. Secretary of Labor. The purpose of the Department of Labor is to foster, promote, and develop the wellbeing of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights. In carrying out this mission, the Department of Labor administers and enforces more than 180 federal laws and thousands of federal regulations
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman[b] (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. A World War I
World War I
veteran, he assumed the presidency during the waning months of World War II
World War II
and the beginning of the Cold War. He is known for implementing the Marshall Plan
Marshall Plan
to rebuild the economy of Western Europe, for the establishment of the Truman Doctrine
Truman Doctrine
and NATO against Soviet and Chinese Communism, and for intervening in the Korean War. In domestic affairs, he was a moderate Democrat whose liberal proposals were a continuation of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal, but the conservative-dominated Congress blocked most of them
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Mary Anderson (labor Leader)
Mary Anderson (August 27, 1872 – 1964) was a Labor activist and an advocate for women in the workplace.Contents1 Biography1.1 Introduction 1.2 Woman’s Trade Union League 1900–1919 1.3 Women’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor 1920–1944 1.4 Women’s Bureau vs. National Woman’s Party and the Equal Rights Movement 1.5 After The Bureau 1945–19642 Autobiography 3 Further reading 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksBiography[edit] Introduction[edit] Mary Anderson was born in Lidköping, Sweden 1872, daughter of Magnus and Matilda (Johnson) Anderson.[1] She emigrated to the United States when she was sixteen in 1888. Once in America she worked as a dishwasher at a lumberjacks' boarding house in Ludington, Michigan. She moved to Chicago where she worked in a garment factory and as a shoe stitcher in West Pullman
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Selective Service System
The Selective Service System
Selective Service System
is an independent agency of the United States government that maintains information on those potentially subject to military conscription. Virtually all male U.S
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United States Civil Service Commission
The United States
United States
Civil Service Commission was a government agency of the federal government of the United States
United States
and was created to select employees of federal government on merit rather than relationships. In 1979, it was dissolved as part of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978; the Office of Personnel Management and the Merit Systems Protection Board are the successor agencies.Contents1 History1.1 Pendleton law 1.2 1953 Executive Order 1.3 1978 reorganization2 Chairmen of the commission 3 See also 4 ReferencesHistory[edit] In 1871, President Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant
and Congress passed Civil Service reform law that created the first United States
United States
Civil Service Commission, that was implemented by President Grant and funded for two years by Congress lasting until 1874
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World War II
Allied victoryCollapse of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires Dissolution of the League of Nations Creation of the United Nations Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more...)ParticipantsAllied Powers Axis PowersCommanders and leadersMain Allied leaders Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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United States Department Of Agriculture
The United States Department of Agriculture
United States Department of Agriculture
(USDA), also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, agriculture, forestry, and food. It aims to meet the needs of farmers and ranchers, promote agricultural trade and production, work to assure food safety, protect natural resources, foster rural communities and end hunger in the United States and internationally. Approximately 80% of the USDA's $141 billion budget goes to the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) program
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United States Department Of The Navy
The United States
United States
Department of the Navy (DoN) was established by an Act of Congress
Act of Congress
on April 30, 1798 (initiated by the recommendation of James McHenry),[1] to provide a government organizational structure to the United States
United States
Navy, the United States Marine Corps
United States Marine Corps
(from 1834 onward) and, when directed by the President (or Congress during time of war), the United States
United States
Coast Guard, as a service within the Navy,[2] though each remain independent service branches
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United States Department Of War
The United States Department of War, also called the War Department (and occasionally War Office in the early years), was the United States Cabinet department originally responsible for the operation and maintenance of the United States Army, also bearing responsibility for naval affairs until the establishment of the Navy Department in 1798, and for most land-based air forces until the creation of the Department of the Air Force on September 18, 1947. The Secretary of War, a civilian with such responsibilities as finance and purchases and a minor role in directing military affairs, headed the War Department throughout its existence. The War Department existed from August 7, 1789[1] until September 18, 1947, when it split into Department of the Army and Department of the Air Force and joined the Department of the Navy as part of the new joint National Military Establishment (NME), renamed the United States Department of Defense in 1949.Contents1 History1.1 1790–1
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
Governor of New York GovernorshipPresident of the United States PresidencyFirst Term1932 campaignElection1st Inauguration First 100 daysNew Deal Glass-Steagall Act WPA Social Security SEC Fireside ChatsSecond Term1936 campaignElection2nd InaugurationSupreme Court Packing National Recovery Act 1937 Recession March of Dimes Pre-war foreign policyThird Term1940 campaignElection3rd InaugurationWorld War IIWorld War IIAttack on Pearl Harbor Infamy Speech Atlantic Charter Japanese Internment Tehran Conference United Nations D-DaySecond Bill of Rights G.I
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President Of The United States
House of RepresentativesSpeaker Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan
(R)Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R)Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
Nancy Pelosi
(D)Co
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Federal Government Of The United States
House of RepresentativesSpeaker Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan
(R)Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R)Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
Nancy Pelosi
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Pratt & Whitney
Pratt & Whitney is an American aerospace manufacturer with global service operations. It is a subsidiary of United Technologies
United Technologies
(UTC). Pratt & Whitney's aircraft engines are widely used in both civil aviation (especially airlines) and military aviation. Its headquarters are in East Hartford, Connecticut.[2] As one of the "big three" aero-engine manufacturers, it competes with General Electric and Rolls-Royce, although it has also formed joint ventures with both of these companies. In addition to aircraft engines, Pratt & Whitney manufactures gas turbines for industrial and power generation, and marine turbines. As of 2014, the company reported having 31,500 employees supporting more than 11,000 customers in 180 countries around the world
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War Production Board
The War Production Board
War Production Board
(WPB) was an agency of the United States government that supervised war production during World War II. President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
established it in January, 1942, with Executive Order 9024.[1] The WPB replaced the Supply Priorities and Allocation Board and the Office of Production Management.[2] The WPB directed conversion of industries from peacetime work to war needs, allocated scarce materials, established priorities in the distribution of materials and services, and prohibited nonessential production.[3] It rationed such commodities as gasoline, heating oil, metals, rubber, paper[4] and plastics
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