Vocabulary
Important terms
Events
People
Reform programs

100

The decline of the U.S. economy which result in the unemployment of millions of U.S. citizens

What is the Great Depression?

100

This was an arrangement in which consumers agreed to buy now and pay later. This is a factor that led to the Great Depression

What is credit?

100

October 29, 1929

When was Black Tuesday?

100

This president began to formulate a set of policies for his new administration known as the New Deal.

Who was Franklin D. Roosevelt?

100

This program provided jobs for single males on conservation projects.

What is the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)?

200

New Deal program that provided jobs for the unemployed to build dams, generators, to bring electricity to the community of Tennessee River Valley

What is TVA?

200

This was a profitable and golden age for the motion picture and radio industries. Wacky comedies, lavish musicals, love stories, and gangster films all vied for the attention of the movie-going public.

What was the culture of the 1930s?

200

A drought that began in the early 1930s wreaked havoc on the Great Plains. It hit parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado.

What is the Dust Bowl?

200

This president tried to reassure Americans that the nation's economy was on a sound footing after the stock market crash. Soon after the stock market, he called together key business, banking, and labor leaders.

Who was Herbert Hoover?

200

Programs to help farmers and regulate crop production

What is the Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)?

300

Another name for "Shantytowns"

What are "Hoovervilles"?

300

This helped reduce the suffering of Americans. Millions of people had received some form of help that ranged from direct relief to jobs that provided a steady paycheck.

What was the impact of the New Deal?

300

In 1932 a group of World War I veterans and families led by Walter Waters went to the nation's capital to support a bill under debate in Congress.

Who is the Bonus Army?

300

This person wrote about the suffering of migrant families in the "Grapes of Wrath"

Who is John Steinback?

300

a law enacted in 1935 to provide aid to retirees, the unemployed, people with disabilities, and families with dependent children. a law enacted in 1935 to provide aid to retirees, the unemployed, people with disabilities, and families with dependent children.

What is the Social Security Act?

400

Th use of radios by President Roosevelt in order to ease the citizens of the United States during the Great Depression

What are fireside chats?

400

These were influential African Americans who advised the Roosevelt administration on racial issues.

What is the "Black Cabinet?"

400

This was the closing of all banks until inspectors could determine that the bank was financially stable 

What was the Bank Holiday?

400

First Lady who was a humanitarian and supported her husband through his presidency

Who is Eleanor Roosevelt?

400

an agency established as part of the Second New Deal, that provided the unemployed with jobs in construction, garment making, teaching, the arts, and other fields.

What is the Works Progress Administration?

500

President Roosevelt's goal for the New Deal

What are the 3 R's?

500

This is paying a small percentage of a stock's price as a down payment and borrowing the rest. 

What is buying on margin?

500

A period of intense activity launched by the Roosevelt administration in 1933. During this period, Congress passed more than 15 major pieces of new legislation.

What are the Hundred Days?

500

This person took pictures of families who suffered during the Great Depression

Who is Dorothea Lange?

500

a law—also known as the National Labor Relations Act—enacted in 1935 to protect workers’ rights after the Supreme Court declared the National Industrial Recovery Act unconstitutional.

What is the Wagner Act?