Causes of the Great Depression Dust Bowl Hoover and FDR New Deal Legislation Effects of the Great Depression

100

What is the Hawley-Smoot Tariff?
This tax hurt international trade.

100

What is over-using farm land?
This was the human contribution in creating the Dust Bowl.

100

What is court-packing?
This was FDR's plan to put more influence on the Executive Branch.

100

What are the CWA and the CCC.
These provided temporary jobs to Americans.

100

What is the federal (national) government. Which political party favors a very limited federal government? Which political party favors a federal government with larger reach?
The Great Depression and consequent New Deal legislation forever increased the reach of this institution.

200

What is buying on credit.
This left middle-class American consumers in an never ending cycle of debt.

200

What is a drought?
This was the environmental contribution to the Dust Bowl.

200

What is "rugged individualism"?
This was Hoover's initial philosophy for dealing with the Great Depression.

200

What are stable irrigation and hydroelectric power.
Dams were a focus of many New Deal public works projects because they provide these two things to communities.

200

What is nativism?
Many Mexican-Americans were "repatriated" because of these attitudes.

300

What is overproduction of goods?
This bad businesses decision led to lay-offs because they were no longer making a profit to pay worker salaries.

300

What is the Great Plains region?
This is the area that was effected by the Dust Bowl.

300

What is the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC)?
This was Hoover's attempt to help the economy that was seen as too little, too late.

300

What are mortgages?
The Federal Housing Administration helped Americans obtain these types of loans.

300

What is the 10th amendment.
The Supreme Court used this amendment as argument against certain bills proposed in FDR's New Deal.

400

What are "lack" of bank and market regulations.
These laissez-faire ideals changed drastically due to New Deal legislation.

400

What is California?
Around 250,000 Mid-Western farmers moved here to escape the Dust Bowl.

400

Who Eleanor Roosevelt?
She was the ear of the president for the people to voice their concerns to.

400

What is the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)?
This insures the savings that you deposit into a bank up to $100,000.

400

What is the 22nd amendment?
This amendment was passed in response to FDR's four terms in office.

500

What is buying stocks on margin?
This is buying a stock by paying a fraction of the stock price and borrowing the rest.

500

What is The Grapes of Wrath?
This is the book written by John Steinbeck about a family from Oklahoma moving to California during the Dust Bowl.

500

Who is Douglas MacArthur?
Hoover's popularity fell drastically after this general ordered the military against "Bonus Army" protesters.

500

What is relief, recovery, and reform?
These are the three goals FDR's New Deal legislation on the economy.

500

What is WWII?
The industrial buildup in preparation for this event was ultimately what got America out of an economic depression.

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