period of fast economic growth
long line of workers and equipment
division of labor
a way of organization work
share of ownership in a company
place where stocks are bought and sold
program sent out a radio or television station
a person who flies an airplane
the act of forbidding something
# of people who are looking for a job but cannt find one
time when people cannt find work and many businesses close
money that one person owes to another
organization that helps people in need
ectricity produced by moving water
provides money to people to people over the age of 65
rule or law
sets the lowest amount of maoney most workers can be paid
Warren G. Harding
president elected in 1920 after World War I who promised to return the US to normalism
United States manufacturer of automobiles who pioneered mass production (1863-1947)
president of the U.S from 1923-1933 leader of the US in the beginning of the great depression. He didn't want the gov involved in the peoples lives and thought that the people should express their individual rights.
Became president when Harding died. Tried to clean up scandals. Business prospered and people's wealth increased
The Roaring Twenties
Nickname for the boom years in the 1920s in the United States. Cars, electricity in homes, washing machines, radios, jazz were big changes
The Great Depression
economic depression -notable for its duration and intensity that struck the world from 1929-1940. Recovery was a long and difficult process.-began with a crash of the stock market in 1929 ironically, WWII brought an end to the great depression
Region of the Great Plains that experienced a drought in 1930 lasting for a decade, leaving many farmers without work or substantial wages.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
often referred to by his initials FDR, was the thirty-second President of the United States. Elected to four terms in office, he served from 1933 to 1945, and is the only U.S. president to have served more than two terms of office. He was a central figure of the 20th century during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war.
The New Deal
The programs and policies to promote economic recovery and social reform introduced during the 1930s by President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Civilian Conservation Corps or CCC
New Deal progrm that created jobs and protected the environment. People planted trees and cleared hiking trails.
Tennessee Valley Authority orTVA
New Deal progrm that hired people built dams on the TN River. The dams created hydroelectricity for rural areas in the Southeast.
Works Progress Administration or WPA
New Deal progrm that hired people to build streets, schools and parks. it hired artists to paint murals on public buildings and hired authors to write books about places in the US.
An act passed in 1935 gave money to American citizens over the age 65 as well as provided help for the unemployed, the disabled, and the needy.