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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
Chapter 9 & 10 study guide - Ms. Woolf
Terms in this set (23)
During the 1930s, striking pictures of photojournalist Dorthea Lange and Margaret____showed how the Great Depression affected average Americans
During the stock market crash of October 1929, prices were driven down by
the fast pace of selling
A long period of rising stock prices is known as a
What groups organized "Hunger Marches" in Washington D.C., and other cities?
The American Communist Party
During the Great Depression, many farmers were forced to turn their farms over to
What happened during the Great Depression, when a bank collapsed
costumers lost all their savings
What was the format of the radio programs nicknamed 'soap operas' in the 1930s such as A Guiding Light
they followed families in their day to day life
During the 1930s how many Americans went to the movies each week?
_____ bought stocks without considering a companies earnings and profits, betting that the market would continue to climb so that they could make a quick profit.
as banks closed in 1929 and 1930, a severe crisis of ___________ in the banking system further destabilizing the economy
In the early 1930s, to pay for public works projects that would create enough jobs, the government would
have to raise taxes or
Why did thousands of World War I veterans come to Washington, D.C.?
to get congress to release bonuses early
. In 1932, the press began calling the World War I veterans who were marching to Washington, D.C., to
demand early payment of promised bonuses the
Buying on a 10% ____________________, investors could buy stock worth $10,000 with $1,000 of their
In addition to the stock market crash in 1929, a key cause of the Great Depression was
In addition to the stock market crash of 1929, the economy was shaken by a slowdown in
. As stock prices declined in 1929, what effect did the Hawley-Smoot Tariff have on trade?
it hurt American exports
American ____________________ was a well-known painting by Grant Wood that pays tribute to
At the time of the stock market crash, the government did not ____________________ bank deposits, so
customers lost their savings if a bank collapsed.
What action was taken by dairy farmers in Georgia during the 1930s?
they dumped milk to try and raise prices
In his novel The Sound and the Fury, William Faulkner exposed the hidden attitudes of characters in a
fictional Mississippi county using a technique
stream of consciousness
What portion of the U.S. workforce was unemployed by 1933?
President Hoover wanted state and city governments rather than the federal government to provide
money directly to impoverished families, known as
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