What caused the great depression?
To much credit, over production, stock market crashes and the Great deppresion
What was the CCC?
The civilian conservation corps
What is the Agricultural adjustment administration (AAA)?
It limited crop production
Provided farm subsidies (grants of money from the government) went to property owners rather than to the tenant farmers, who were predominantly black
What was the Social Security Act (SSA)
New Deal program that created a system for retirement and unemployment insurance.
What did the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) do?
Provided jobs for the young single men building forest trails and roads and rail roads, planting trees to reforest the land and control flooding, and building parks
Who started the REA
Who was president during the Great Depression?
Name resins for world war I
Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, united states entered because of the Zembermam Telegraph
What was Georgia's contribution to the war
Trained soldiers, lots of military basis, cotton made into uniforms for soldiers, prison camps that have german soldiers, and liberty bonds
What was the Boll Weavil
Beatle that feeds on cotton
The drought was because of
lack of rainfall and food shortage. As a result _________________________
Allied Powers during World War II
France, Great Britain, and eventually the United States
Axis Powers during World War II
Germany, Italy, Japan and the Soviet Union
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
small, grayish, long-snouted beetle that attacked cotton plants. Destroyed thousands of acres of Georgia's major agricultural crop -- cotton. This caused disaster to the farmers and the economy
A severe economic down turn that began with the stock market crash of 1929 and lasted until World War II
Georgia governor who was a white supremacist who did not like federal government intervention or government debts. Tried to rid the state of New Deal programs.
"Stumped the state" giving speeches on a tree stump that he brought with him on the campaign trail.
In 1934, during the state's worst textile strike, the governor declared martial law again and used the National Guard to arrest strikers.
Later elected for a 3rd term.
Opposed integration of colleges
The New Deal
name given to programs enacted by Congress in the 1930s to bring about economic recovery, relieve the suffering of the unemployed, reform defects in the economy, and improve society
Rural Electrification Act
New Deal program that provided funds to farmers' cooperatives to help them extend their power lines.
December 7, 1941 when Japan attacked the US Navy in the Pacific Ocean killing more than 2,000. Called a "day what will live in infamy"
became Governor of Georgia in 1931 and changed government by trying to run the state like a successful business o ease some problems brought on by the Depression.
Combined 102 state offices into 17 agencies and created the Board of Regents for a single University System of Georgia instead of each college having its own board.
Then served as Senator for 38 years
"father of the two-ocean navy."
Major influence in promoting a strong national defense for the US
systematic extermination of 6 million Jews and other "undersireables" during World War II
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR)
FDRs home called "The Little White House" in Georgia where he went for treatment of polio.
Reasons why the US finally entered World War II
Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
What were the reasons that the great migration happened?
The north had better jobs, health care, offered of full citizenship, more education and more segregation was in the south than the north
Governor three times, did not like black people