Great Depression & New Deal
Shares of ownership in a company.
October 29, 1929. The day of the stock market crash that marked the beginning of the Great Depression.
The highest tax on imported goods in U.S. history. Passed in response to the Great Depression. Ruined trade.
A neighborhood where people live in shacks.
The Great Plains that experienced a drought in the 1930s, leaving many farmers without work or substantial wages.
President of the U.S. at the beginning of the Great Depression.
WWI veterans who marched on Washington demanding their $1,000 bonus pay before the 1945 due date.
President during Great Depression and WWII, most known for social and economic reforms (New Deal) and strong diplomatic rule during WWII.
An outgoing official serving out the remainder of a term, after retiring or being defeated for reelection.
FDR's programs for the U.S. economy.
Agricultural Adjustment Act
Gave farmers money to reduce crop size to reduce production and bring up the value of crops.
Civil Conservation Corps
New Deal program to provide work for young men.
Social Security Act
Created a tax on workers and employers. The money made provides monthly pensions for retired people.
A plan proposed by FDR to add up to 6 new justices to the Supreme Court.
The informal radio conversations Roosevelt had with the people to keep spirits up.
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