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Terms in this set (15)
Agricultural Adjustment Act, AAA
Gave farmers money to reduce crop size to reduce production and bring up the value of crops
Cash and credit used to purchase stocks
National Labor Relations Act; outlawed unfair labor practices to insure collective bargaining for unions
method of boycotting work by sitting down at work and refusing to leave the establishment
All the banks were ordered to close until new laws could be passed during the Great Depression
A drought in the 1930s that turned the Great Planes very dry.
A series of reforms enacted by the Franklin Roosevelt administration between 1933 and 1942 with the goal of ending the Great Depression.
National Recovery Administration, NRA
Government agency that was part of the New Deal. It set maximum working hours, a minimum wage, and price controls.
Stock market crash on Oct. 29th 1929; Black Thursday was a smaller crash on Oct. 24th 1929
A great change for the better in public affairs
A period of renewed economic growth after a recession or depression.
(Tennessee Valley Authority Act) Relief, Recover, and Reform. A corporation formed by the Federal Government that built public works projects
A period of increased stock trading and rising stock prices
Starting with collapse of the US stock market in 1929, period of worldwide economic stagnation and depression.
1930 - U.S. legislation that raised import duties by as much as 50%, adding considerable strain to the worldwide economic climate of the Great Depression.