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Chapter 22 History
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What is the Dow Jones Industrial Average?
Average of stock prices in major industry
What happened on Black Tuesday?
A record 16.4 million shares were sold
What part of the business cycle did the Great Depression represent?
The economy grows than contracts
What could cause a country's Gross National Product to decrease?
Unstable economy,over speculation, and government policies
Who lived in Hoovervilles?
What factors lead to the creation of the Dust Bowl in the 1930s?
Envirmental, so much soil blew out of the central and Sutherland's Great Plains
What were some causes and effects of increased discrimination during the Great Depression?
Different people moving into different areas in which they wouldn't normally live
What can you learn about the Depression from Wilson's Ledford's experiences?
It was very difficult to pay for everything and difficult to find work
What were penny auctions and how did they help farmers overcome some of the hardships of the Great Depression?
They allowed farmers to purchase land and machinery at a low rate. This helped them to produce food to feed everyone
Was there an interest of some Americans in radical reform movements? How did American involvement in these movements differ from the political movements occurring in some parts of Europe at the same time?
In the U.S., younger people were in the radial reform movements.
Why was the twenty-first amendment passed? Why do you think it was passed during the Great Depression?
It repealed the Prohibition
Cite three events in American History that reflect the same qualities of cooperation and endurance exhibited by Americans during the Great Deppresion?
How did President Hoover hope to end the Depression and its hardships?
Voluntary action fails, the government acts,
What was the intent of the Hawley Smoot tariff and Reconstruction Finance Corporation?
It was made to promote American made products
How did the Bonus Army conflict contribute to Hoover's downfall?
He was violent to men who served in the army
Describe Franklin Delano Roosevelt's appeal to the American voter in 1932?
His views were different than Hoovers. He gave hope
Dow Jones Average
The average of stock prices of major industries
October 29th, 1929. The day the great crash of the stock market began
1929 collapse of the stock market
Periods in which a nation's economy grows, than contracts
1929-1941,most server economic downturn
Makeshift homeless shelters during the rely years of the Great Depression
Central and southern Great Plains during the 1930s
Neighbors saved each others property by bidding low
Twenty first Amendment
Repealed the prohibition
The highest import tax in history
Reconstruction Finance Corporation
To give government credit to institutions such as large industries and companies
A group of WW1 veterans and their families who protested Washington DC in 1932, demanding immediate payment of a pension bonus that had been promised for 1945
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