History of the World
The history of humanity in all places on Earth, beginning with the Paleolithic Era, from The Ancient Times, The Middle Ages, Early Modern Times and The Modern…
The last bill that Franklin Roosevelt signed on the day of his death - April 12, 1945 - was actually a law to continue a New Deal agency created in 1933, the Commodity Credit Corporation. This agency was established to stabilize the prices of farm commodities such as corn, wheat, and cotton, to guarantee private loans to farmers, and to make direct loans when private banks refused to do so.
Hazel Dorothy Scott (June 11, 1920 – October 2, 1981) was an internationally known, American jazz and classical pianist and singer. She was a prominent jazz singer throughout the 1930s and 1940s. In 1950 she became the first woman of color to have her own TV show, The Hazel Scott Show, featuring a variety of entertainment. To evade the political persecution of artists in the McCarthy era, Scott moved to Paris in the 1950s and performed in France, not returning to the United States until 1967.