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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
Unit 6 History
Terms in this set (12)
Name for the 1920s, because of the popularity of music. a new type of American music that combined African rhythms, blues, and ragtime
Young women of the 1920s that behaved and dressed in a radical fashion
the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment
Prohibited the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages
19th Amendment (1920)
Gave women the right to vote
Stock Market Crash
Another leading component to the start of the Great Depression. The stock became very popular in the 1920's, then in 1929 in took a steep downturn and many lost their money and hope they had put in to the stock.
Republican candidate who assumed the presidency in March 1929 promising the American people prosperity and attempted to first deal with the Depression by trying to restore public faith in the community.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President - He began New Deal programs to help the nation out of the Great Depression, and he was the nation's leader during most of WWII
informal talks given by FDR over the radio; sat by White House fireplace; gained the confidence of the people
A series of reforms enacted by the Franklin Roosevelt administration between 1933 and 1942 with the goal of ending the Great Depression.
Depression shantytowns, named after the president whom many blamed for their financial distress
A drought in the 1930s that turned the Great Planes very dry.
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