a severe, world wide economic crisis which lasted from the end of 1929 to the outbreak of World War II.
a region subject to dust storms
a tax on imported goods
Stock Market Crash
Occurred because people were buying stocks on margin. Many Americans lost money and stocks became worthless.
Run on Banks
When a large number of people withdraw money at once.
controls America's money supply, by controlling the interest rates of banks, also america's central bank
the expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien
The name of President Roosevelt's program for getting the United States out of the depression
the government agency that insures customer deposits if a bank fails
regulates trading practices in stocks and bonds according to federal laws
provides Americans with retirement benefits. Mandated unemployment and disability insurance. Workers and employers pay into this fund.
Where FDR tried to add more members to the Supreme Court to pass his programs.