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20th Century GA SS8H9
WW1, Depression Era, WW2, GA's Contributions
Terms in this set (27)
Factory located in Marietta, Georgia, that produced B - 29 bombers for the US war effort
The genocide of over 6 million Jews along with gypsies, homosexuals, and political prisoners by Nazi Germany
Lend- Lease Act
(1941)-act that allowed the US government to send billions of dollars in supplies military equipment to Allied countries in exchange for US rights in their military bases
US cargo ships made during World War II. In all 187 of these ships were made in Georgia in Savannah and Brunswick (deep water ports)
American Naval base in Hawaii; a surprise attack on the base by Japanese forces on December 7, 1941 resulted in the US entering World War II
(1882-1945)-32nd president of the United States; has close ties to Georgia and died at his Georgia home," The Little White House," in Warms Springs. Created New Deal programs to help end the Great Depression
Georgia governor and influential long term US senator; father of school lunch program and brought CDC and military bases to state
Savannah and Brunswick Ship Yards
Georgia's two deep water ports; during World War II,187 Liberty Ships were constructed there
(1883-1981)-Georgia Congressman who was an advocate for a strong US military--"father of two-ocean navy"; served 25 terms (50 years) in the US House of Representatives
Georgia city that was home to Roosevelt's "Little White House"; site's warm water mineral springs were used as rehabilitation center for polio victims.
World War II
(1939-1945)- the most destructive war in human history; America entered the war in 1941 after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7,1941
dictator who rose to power in Germany and started World War II in Europe
Germany, Italy, Japan
Great Britain, France (until take over by Hitler), USSR, USA
types of planes built at Bell Aircraft in Marietta
a small grayish beetle that destroys the cotton crop
Black farmers moved from the South to the North to work in factories.
the place where shares of ownership in corporations are bought and sold
a severe economic downturn that began with the stock market crash of 1929 and lasted until World War II
The Name given to FDR's programs enacted by Congress in the 1930s to bring about economic recovery and relieve the suffering from the Great Depression
a new deal program that provided funds to farmers cooperatives to help them extend their power lines.
to open something up to members of all races and ethnic groups
a work stoppage in protest over some grievance
Civilian Conservation Corp-CCC
The New Deal program to help end the Great Depression that was responsible for such projects in Georgia as Sloppy Floyd State Park. Where young men were given jobs planting trees and building parks.
Social Security Act-SSA
The New Deal program that gives retirement benefits and unemployment insurance to the elderly, disabled and unemployed.
Agricultural Adjustment Act-AAA
The Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) was a United States federal law of the New Deal era which reduced agricultural production by paying farmers subsidies not to plant certain crops like cotton or tobacco. Its purpose was to reduce crop surplus and therefore effectively raise the value of crops.
Rural Electrification Act-REA
The New Deal program resulted from President Franklin Roosevelt view of rural Georgia without electricity while sitting on his porch one evening talking to locals in Warm Springs.
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