October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
a steady rise in the stock market over a period of time
a severe, world wide economic crisis which lasted from the end of 1929 to the outbreak of World War II
Camps built outside of major cities by people who had lost their homes during the great depression called hoovervilles because the people blamed Pres hoover for their situation
Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd President of the United States during most of the Depression and most of World War II.
The name of President Roosevelt's program for getting the United States out of the depression
Relief, Recovery , & Reform
a system in which government control extends to almost all aspects of people's lives
German Nazi dictator during World War II
leader of the Soviet Union during WWII
emperor of Japan during WWII
fascist dictator of Italy during WWII
lightning wars; swift, sudden military offensive, usually by combined air and land forces
series of laws passed by Congress in 1935 that banned arms sales or loans to countries at war
United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II. Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941.
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