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

100

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

100

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

100

This was FDR's manipulative plan to put more influence on the Executive Branch by adding Supreme Court Justices.
What is court-packing?

100

These were pieces of New Deal legislation that provided temporary jobs to Americans.
What are the CWA and the CCC.

100

The Great Depression and consequent New Deal legislation forever increased the reach of this institution.
What is the federal (national) government.

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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