Where you can purchase shares of a company.
Where nearly everyone has a job and is prosperous
A way of manufacturing in which worker performs one task. The item being built moves from one worker to the next. This meathod is much faster than having one worker assemble one item. The end result is more affordable products and less scarcity.
The Harlem Renaissance
A black community in New York where jazz music and other arts were popular during the 1920's. Duke Ellington (jazz) and Langston Hughes (poetry) were products of this movement.
Pilots who were the first to accomplish something. The Wright brothers (the first to fly successfully), Amelia Earhart (dissappeared while trying to fly around the world), and Charles Lindbergh (first to fly solo across the Atlantic).
A radio news or entertainment program.
The right to vote. Women Gained this right through the passage of the 19th Ammendment.
The Great Depression
There was a stock market crash when companies weren't able to sell their products. Many people had taken out loans from banks to purchase stocks. When the stock market crashed, people could not pay their loans back to the banks. Many banks sent out of buisiness and were unable to return peoples savings.
The number or percent of people who do not have jobs. 5% or less is considerded good.
The Civilian Conservation Corps - a program created during the Great Depression to give people jobs. Many dams, national parks, and the Blue Ridge Parkway were built during the depression.
A fedral program to help people when they are retired or if they lose their parents.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The President of The USA during ww2 and the Great Depression
When prices rise faster than pay.
When the national economy is bad for several years (high unemployment and high inflation).
When the national economy is bad for a year of two.
The Dust Bowl
When a drought hit farmland in parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas. Many lost their farms and had to move.
When alcohol was outlawed with the passage of the of the 18th amandment.