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Warren G. Harding
Elected in 1920. Horrible choice of a cabinet. Teapot Dome Scandal. Dies of a heart attack.
Charles G. Dawes
Plan to help Germany pay back its reparations to Britain to France was proposed by him.
Secretary of Commerce under Harding and Coolidge. Cooperative Individualism where the govt. encourages business to forms trade unions. Wins election of 1928 against Alfred E. Smith.
Writer that defines the Lost generation with books such as For Whom the Bell Tolls and A Farewell to Arms
Negro Nationalism, wants blacks to go back to Africa. Seperation and Independence from whites.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Elected to four terms. President during great depression. Fireside chats. President for most of WWII. Democrat. Suffered supposedly from Polio
John Maynard Keynes
His economics say that that govt should spend heavily in a recession to jumpstart the economy.
Appeasement was his main thing when dealing with people such as Adolph Hitler. He was Prime Minister of Britain.
Prime Minister of Britain that would not give in to Hitler which resulted in the Battle of Britain.
economic theory that lowering taxes will boost the economy and invest the money more therefore increasing the tax revenue without raising taxes
The Middle of the U.S. has a drought and it turns the great plains into a sand and dust bowl
Works Progress Administration
Headed by Harry Hopkins. Largest public works program of New Deal. Includes the Federal Number One.
Social Security Act
Security for the older retired workers and for unemployed workers. Collect when you stop working at 65.
headed by a dictator that calls for extreme nationalism and racism and no tolerance of opposition
Germany, Italy, Japan, and originally Russia, but that changes when Germany invades Russia.
Lighting War conducted by the Germans in which they bomb strategically, send tanks, and then send in the infantry.
The conference where the Nazis decided to use concentration and extermination camps to kill jews and other minorities.
Allows U.S. to lend or lease arms to any country who was seen as vital to the defense of the United States.
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