5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Black tuesday
- Great Depression
- Bonus Army
- Fireside Chats
- a the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s
- b The informal radio conversations Roosevelt had with the people to keep spirits up. It was a means of communicating with the people on how he would take on the depression. At his fire place side
- c investings in somthing hoping for profit
- d Group of WWI vets. that marched to D.C. in 1932 to demand the immediate payment of their goverment war bonuses in cash
- e October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed. Lead to the Panic of 1929
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- New Deal Programs that built dams to provide energy
- In 1933 President Franklin D. Roosevelt launched his New Deal to deal with the Great Depression. The administrative style was to create new agencies. Some were set up by Congress (such as TVA) and others by Roosevelt's Executive Order (such as WPA). The agencies were also referred to as "alphabet soup".CCC, WPA etc.
- Purching stock with a little money down with the promise of paying the balance at sometime in the future
- was the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, and the first woman ever appointed to the US Cabinet. As a loyal supporter of her friend Franklin D. Roosevelt
- shanty-towns that housed many who had lost everything. Shelters were built of old boxes and other discards.
5 True/False Questions
Eleanor 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.and won by a landslide against Herbert Hoover in the election
Social Security Act → a 1913 law that set up a system of federal banks and gave government the power to control the money supply and it failed
Works Progress Administration → the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s
Dust Bowl → Region of the Great Plains that experienced a drought in 1930 lasting for a decade, leaving many farmers without work or substantial wages.
Relief → FDR's Programs for helping the US economy during the Great Depression