History (Great Depression)
Terms in this set (10)
During the 1920s what happened to farmers' debts?
Increase in spending on credit, farming crisis, Hawley-Smoot Tariff, Overproduction
What were the causes of the Great Depression?
Drought, overproduction of crops and wind
What caused the Dust Bowl?
He ordered all banks closed the day after the stock market crash
What was the 1st thing did President Hoover do to help stop the Depression from worsening?
WWI veterans who were demanding their government promised bonus.
What was the Bonus Army?
Hoover and FD Roosevelt
Who ran for president in 1932?
Fewer Americans farmed due to drought and money problems
What happened to farming during the Great Depression?
Men and boys who rode the rails looking for work
What was a hobo?
Food and money given to the poor by the government.
What is direct relief?
About 1200 miles
How far did migrants travel down Route 66 to reach California?
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