Georgia Studies: Great Depression and WWII

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SSA (Social Security Act)Relief passed in 1935 to provide Americans with retirement benefits. Mandated unemployment and disability insurance. Workers and employers pay into this fund.REA (Rural Electrification Administration)offered low-interest loans to organizations to build power lines in rural areasLend Lease ActThe laws passed by the U.S. allowing us to give aid to our Allies in early WWIIBell AircraftFactory located in Marietta, Georgia, that produced B-29 bombers for the U.S. war effort.Military Bases in Georgiamany important military bases trained soldiers during WWIISavannah, GeorgiaPort city in Georgia where they built Liberty ShipsBrunswick, GAPort city in Georgia where they built Liberty ShipsRichard Russellknown for strengthening national defense and bringing economic opportunities to GeorgiaCarl VinsonFather of the two ocean navy -served in congress for 50 years.Holocaustthe Nazi program of exterminating Jews under HitlerFranklin D. Roosevelt32nd President of the United States; elected four times; instituted New Deal to counter the Great Depression and led country during World War II (1882-1945)Warm Springs, GAplace where President Roosevelt spent a lot of time to ease the pain of his polio disease and where he diedBrunswick and SavannahLocation of two deep water ports in Georgia; factories built "Liberty Ships" at these two locations during WWII.B-29 BomberPlanes built at Bell Aircraft in MariettaAxis PowersGermany, Italy, JapanAllied PowersAlliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and France during World War II.NazisRuling party in Germany from 1933-1945HiroshimaJapanese city that was hit with the first atomic bomb on August 6, 1945V-J DayVictory in Japan Day, August 15, 1945Joesph StalinLeader of the Soviet Union during WWIIWinston ChurchillA noted British statesman who led Britain throughout most of World War IIBenito MussoliniFascist dictator of Italy during WWIIAdolf HitlerGerman Nazi dictator during World War IILend-Lease ActThe laws passed by the U.S. allowing us to give aid to our Allies in early WWIILiberty ShipsU.S. cargo ships made during World War II. 187 of these ships were made in Georgia.Pearl HarborUnited States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II. Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941.Marietta, GAlocation of the Bell Aircraft CorporationFort BenningFort in Columbus that trained more WWII infantry soldiers than any other facility in the world

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