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Great Depression
Hoarding
Gold Standard
Rugged Individualism
Hawley-Smoot
Collecting and putting things away in a guarded way. People d…
A monetary system in which paper money and coins are equal to…
The belief that all individuals, or nearly all individuals, c…
Intended to protect and promote American business, it increas…
Hoarding
Collecting and putting things away in a guarded way. People d…
Gold Standard
A monetary system in which paper money and coins are equal to…
30 terms
Great Depression Review (Great Depression)
Black Tuesday
Causes of the Depression
Great Depression
bankrupt
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
overproduction, underconsumption, poor banking system, unwise…
economic hard times that lasted from 1929-1940s
unable to pay debts
Black Tuesday
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
Causes of the Depression
overproduction, underconsumption, poor banking system, unwise…
20 terms
Great Depression
National Recovery Administration
Federal Reserve
"Hoovervilles"
Eleanor Roosevelt
Asked business to voluntarily follow codes which set standard…
role is to reduce swings in economy by controlling the abilit…
Shanty towns of the homeless and unemployed on the outskirts…
A political activist who served as the eyes and ears to her h…
National Recovery Administration
Asked business to voluntarily follow codes which set standard…
Federal Reserve
role is to reduce swings in economy by controlling the abilit…
25 terms
Great Depression
Causes of Great Depression
Great Depression
Buying on Margin
Credit
overproduction of factory and farm goods, overuse of credit,…
period of high unemployment and low economic demand
buying stocks by putting as little as 10% down, it was a risk…
buying goods and paying over time, buy now and pay later
Causes of Great Depression
overproduction of factory and farm goods, overuse of credit,…
Great Depression
period of high unemployment and low economic demand
22 terms
Great Depression
Causes of Great Depression
Economic Depression
Buying on Margin
Installment Buying
overproduction of factory and farm goods, overuse of credit,…
period of high unemployment and low economic demand
buying stocks by putting as little as 10% down, it was a risk…
buying goods on credit and paying over time, buy now and pay…
Causes of Great Depression
overproduction of factory and farm goods, overuse of credit,…
Economic Depression
period of high unemployment and low economic demand
16 terms
Great Depression
Great Depression
Hawley Smoot Tariff
Rugged Individualism
Dust Bowl
worst economic downturn in US History. Characterized by busin…
US tax placed on foreign goods. ... Meant to increase the purch…
Hebert Hoover's political platform, meaning behind it was tha…
a series of dust storms that go across the US. Caused from ov…
Great Depression
worst economic downturn in US History. Characterized by busin…
Hawley Smoot Tariff
US tax placed on foreign goods. ... Meant to increase the purch…
30 terms
Great Depression Review (Great Depression)
Black Tuesday
Causes of the Depression
Great Depression
bankrupt
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
overproduction, underconsumption, poor banking system, unwise…
economic hard times that lasted from 1929-1940s
unable to pay debts
Black Tuesday
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
Causes of the Depression
overproduction, underconsumption, poor banking system, unwise…
22 terms
Great Depression
Causes of Great Depression
Economic Depression
Buying on Margin
Installment Buying
overproduction of factory and farm goods, overuse of credit,…
period of high unemployment and low economic demand
buying stocks by putting as little as 10% down, it was a risk…
buying goods on credit and paying over time, buy now and pay…
Causes of Great Depression
overproduction of factory and farm goods, overuse of credit,…
Economic Depression
period of high unemployment and low economic demand
Great Depression
Capitalism
Socialism
Inflation
Federal Reserve
Government not involved in business, increases competition
Government involved in business, sets prices, saves failing b…
Producing too much money for the market
Created by Woodrow Wilson to control inflation and set intere…
Capitalism
Government not involved in business, increases competition
Socialism
Government involved in business, sets prices, saves failing b…
28 terms
Great Depression Review (Great Depression)
Black Tuesday
Causes of the Depression
Great Depression
bankrupt
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
overproduction, underconsumption, poor banking system, unwise…
economic hard times that lasted from 1929-1940s
unable to pay debts
Black Tuesday
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
Causes of the Depression
overproduction, underconsumption, poor banking system, unwise…
15 terms
Great Depression
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Black Tuesday
Dust Bowl
Social Security Act
President during the Great Depression, had taken active steps…
October 29, 1929, one of the largest U.S. stock market drops
An area of the U.S. that suffered severe drought
A law that instituted the pension plan Social Security
Franklin D. Roosevelt
President during the Great Depression, had taken active steps…
Black Tuesday
October 29, 1929, one of the largest U.S. stock market drops
13 terms
Great Depression Review (Great Depression)
Black Tuesday
Causes of the Depression
Great Depression
bankrupt
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
overproduction, underconsumption, poor banking system, unwise…
economic hard times that lasted from 1929-1940s
unable to pay debts
Black Tuesday
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
Causes of the Depression
overproduction, underconsumption, poor banking system, unwise…
The Great Depression
"Hoovervilles"
Herbert Hoover
Black Tuesday
Dust Bowl
Nickname for the shacks built near the city dump by homeless…
31st President, Millionaire, Mining Engineer, Food Administra…
October 29, 1929 when panicked sellers traded nearly 16 milli…
Also known as the "Dirty Thirties"; a period of severe drough…
"Hoovervilles"
Nickname for the shacks built near the city dump by homeless…
Herbert Hoover
31st President, Millionaire, Mining Engineer, Food Administra…
35 terms
Great Depression
Hawley-Smoot Tariff
Great depression
Banking system
Great Depression sequence of events
Raised prices on foreign imports so high that they could not…
a period lasting from 1929-1941 in which the economy faltered…
First institution affected by the great depression
Stock market crashes- commercial banks fail- businesses fire…
Hawley-Smoot Tariff
Raised prices on foreign imports so high that they could not…
Great depression
a period lasting from 1929-1941 in which the economy faltered…
12 terms
The Great Depression
Stock Market Crash
Hooverville
Franklin D. Roosevelt
New Deal
Black Tuesday
Shanty towns that the unemployed built in the cities during t…
elected president of US in 1932; created the new deal
A plan by President Franklin Roosevelt intended to bring econ…
Stock Market Crash
Black Tuesday
Hooverville
Shanty towns that the unemployed built in the cities during t…
12 terms
The Great Depression
"Hoovervilles"
Herbert Hoover
Black Tuesday
Dust Bowl
Nickname for the shacks built near the city dump by homeless…
31st President, Millionaire, Mining Engineer, Food Administra…
October 29, 1929 when panicked sellers traded nearly 16 milli…
Also known as the "Dirty Thirties"; a period of severe drough…
"Hoovervilles"
Nickname for the shacks built near the city dump by homeless…
Herbert Hoover
31st President, Millionaire, Mining Engineer, Food Administra…
55 terms
The Great Depression
Stock Market Crash
Black Tuesday
Laissez-Faire Politics
Buying on Margin
(1929)The steep fall in the prices of stocks due to widesprea…
October 29, 1929. On this date, share prices on the New York…
Hands off. No government intervention in business. Free marke…
Purchasing stock with a little money down with the promise of…
Stock Market Crash
(1929)The steep fall in the prices of stocks due to widesprea…
Black Tuesday
October 29, 1929. On this date, share prices on the New York…
GREAT DEPRESSION
Great Depression
Stock Market Crash
Overproduction
Farming Problems
Period of economic hard times from 1929 to 1939
Another leading component to the start of the Great Depressio…
Businesses produced so much on the assembly lines that people…
Farm prices were low and coupled with overproduction of food…
Great Depression
Period of economic hard times from 1929 to 1939
Stock Market Crash
Another leading component to the start of the Great Depressio…
28 terms
The Great Depression
1. A lack of diversification in the U.…
Buying on Margin
Black Tuesday
Soup Kitchens
What were some of the causes of the Great Depression?
A practice that allowed people to buy stock with a down payme…
The day the stock market crashed, signaling the start of the…
A place where food is provided to the needy at little or no c…
1. A lack of diversification in the U.…
What were some of the causes of the Great Depression?
Buying on Margin
A practice that allowed people to buy stock with a down payme…
The Great Depression
October 29, 1929
stock
buying on margin
bank run
the date of the worst stock-market crash in American history…
A share of ownership in a corporation. (investments that give…
practice that allowed people to buy stock with a down payment…
A widespread panic in which many people try to collect their…
October 29, 1929
the date of the worst stock-market crash in American history…
stock
A share of ownership in a corporation. (investments that give…
18 terms
The Great Depression
Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)
Bank Holiday
Black Tuesday
Buying Stocks On Margin
An ABC organization set up by FDR that paid farmers NOT to gr…
closing of the banks for 4 days during the 100 Days
October 29, 1929... The day the stock market crashed signaling t…
using credit to buy stocks
Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)
An ABC organization set up by FDR that paid farmers NOT to gr…
Bank Holiday
closing of the banks for 4 days during the 100 Days
The Great Depression
Dust Bowl
Stock Market
Hobos
Soup Kitchens
forced farmers to go to California where they remained in pov…
place to buy and sell shares
People who rode across the country on trains looking for work
"If you happened to be one of the first in line, you did not…
Dust Bowl
forced farmers to go to California where they remained in pov…
Stock Market
place to buy and sell shares
The Great Depression
1929
1932
1933
1936
The stock market crash in Oct. marks the beginning of the gre…
Jo less bonus army marchers protest for 2 months at capitol b…
Franklin D. Rosevelt promises "a new deal" and becomes presid…
Roosevelt wins relelection
1929
The stock market crash in Oct. marks the beginning of the gre…
1932
Jo less bonus army marchers protest for 2 months at capitol b…
11 terms
great depression
great depression
dust bowl
inflation
black tuesday
the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in…
are the great plains severely damaged by droughts and dust st…
the value of money deceases usually associated with a rise in…
the day (october 29, 1929) that the stock market crashed
great depression
the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in…
dust bowl
are the great plains severely damaged by droughts and dust st…
14 terms
Great Depression Terms
Too Easy Credit
Buying on Margin
Overspeculation of Stock Market
October 29, 1929
A person did not have to pay cash to purchase an item. They c…
Purchasing a stock with only as little as 10% down and using…
Assuming you would always buy a stock at a low price and make…
Stock Market Crashed beginning the Great Depression Known as…
Too Easy Credit
A person did not have to pay cash to purchase an item. They c…
Buying on Margin
Purchasing a stock with only as little as 10% down and using…
22 terms
Great Depression
The Great Depression
stock Market
Wall Street
Speculating
The worst and longest lasting economic downturn in U.S Histor…
A place where pieces of a company (shares) are bought and sold.
The financial capital of the U.S., where the N.Y. stock excha…
Purchasing something and hoping that the price goes up so you…
The Great Depression
The worst and longest lasting economic downturn in U.S Histor…
stock Market
A place where pieces of a company (shares) are bought and sold.
19 terms
Great depression
Herbert Hoover
Black Tuesday
Reconstruction
Corporation
31st president of the US
Black Tuesday is often cited as the beginning of the Great De…
transformation of the Southern United States
is a legal entity created under state law that can open a ban…
Herbert Hoover
31st president of the US
Black Tuesday
Black Tuesday is often cited as the beginning of the Great De…
Great Depression
Credit
Speculation
Black Tuesday
Shanty Town
An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pa…
An involvement in risky business transactions in an effort to…
October 29, 1929; date of the worst stock-market crash in Ame…
a neighborhood in which people live in makeshift shacks
Credit
An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pa…
Speculation
An involvement in risky business transactions in an effort to…
18 terms
Great Depression
Price Support
Credit
Alfred E. Smith
Dow Jones Industrial Average
A government-guaranteed minimum price farmers receive for the…
An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pa…
this American Democratic politician ran against Herbert Hoove…
The average cost of 30 selected stocks, used to give an indic…
Price Support
A government-guaranteed minimum price farmers receive for the…
Credit
An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pa…
20 terms
Great Depression
Depression
Scrip
Stock Market
Erosion
A difficult economic time with rising unemployment.
A paper receipt used as money.
A place where shares of a company are bought and sold.
The wearing away of soil by wind or rain.
Depression
A difficult economic time with rising unemployment.
Scrip
A paper receipt used as money.
30 terms
The Great Depression
Causes of the Great Depression
Effects of the Great Depression
buying on margin
Black Tuesday
- Factories and farms produce more goods than people can buy.…
- Many banks fail.... - Many businesses and factories fail.…
practice that allows people to buy stock with a down payment…
Oct 29, 1929 - the day the stock market crashed, signaling th…
Causes of the Great Depression
- Factories and farms produce more goods than people can buy.…
Effects of the Great Depression
- Many banks fail.... - Many businesses and factories fail.…
The Great Depression
Stock Market Crash
Black Tuesday
Laissez-Faire Politics
Buying on Margin
(1929)The steep fall in the prices of stocks due to widesprea…
October 29, 1929. On this date, share prices on the New York…
Hands off. No government intervention in business. Free marke…
Purchasing stock with a little money down with the promise of…
Stock Market Crash
(1929)The steep fall in the prices of stocks due to widesprea…
Black Tuesday
October 29, 1929. On this date, share prices on the New York…
great depression
Hawley-Smoot Tariff
Great depression
Banking system
Great Depression sequence of events
Raised prices on foreign imports so high that they could not…
a period lasting from 1929-1941 in which the economy faltered…
First institution affected by the great depression
Stock market crashes- commercial banks fail- businesses fire…
Hawley-Smoot Tariff
Raised prices on foreign imports so high that they could not…
Great depression
a period lasting from 1929-1941 in which the economy faltered…
10 terms
Great Depression
Speculation
Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act
Hooverville
Tenant Farmer
theory without firm evidence/act of making high-risk investme…
protective import tax authorized by Congress in 1930
makeshift shantytowns set up by homeless people during the Gr…
person who farms on rented land
Speculation
theory without firm evidence/act of making high-risk investme…
Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act
protective import tax authorized by Congress in 1930
14 terms
Great Depression
Great Depression
boll weevil
overproduction
New Deal
1929-1940; when the U.S. economy was in severe decline and mi…
This small, grayish, long-snouted beetle destroyed much of th…
By the end of the 1920's, factories had begun producing to ma…
A plan by President Franklin Roosevelt intended to bring econ…
Great Depression
1929-1940; when the U.S. economy was in severe decline and mi…
boll weevil
This small, grayish, long-snouted beetle destroyed much of th…
13 terms
Great Depression
buying on margin
Stockbrokers
Margin call
Stock Market Crash
Only paying part of the price for a share of stock and borrow…
People who buy and sell shares in a business.
A demand for immediate repayment of a loan.
When stock prices fall .
buying on margin
Only paying part of the price for a share of stock and borrow…
Stockbrokers
People who buy and sell shares in a business.
19 terms
Great Depression
"Buying on Margin"
Dust Bowl
Hoovervilles
Bonus Army
practice of buying stocks with a loan and a down payment
area of the Great Plains ravaged by years of drought and poor…
name given to a grouping of cardboard shacks on the outskirts…
group of WWI vets who marched on the capitol in order to requ…
"Buying on Margin"
practice of buying stocks with a loan and a down payment
Dust Bowl
area of the Great Plains ravaged by years of drought and poor…
15 terms
The Great Depression
Credit
Speculation
Black Tuesday
Shantytown
An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pa…
An involvement in risky business transactions in an effort to…
A name given to October 29, 1929, when stock prices fell shar…
a settlement made up of crudely built shacks
Credit
An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pa…
Speculation
An involvement in risky business transactions in an effort to…
10 terms
The Great Depression
Great Depression
Bread Lines
Dust Bowl
New Deal
A time when people were out of work and the economy was poor.
People waited in lines to get food.
An area in the west that had no rain and lots of bad wind sto…
Programs that Roosevelt made to give people jobs, food and be…
Great Depression
A time when people were out of work and the economy was poor.
Bread Lines
People waited in lines to get food.
The Great Depression
Return to Normalcy
Problems for farmers in the 1920's
Nativism ; KKK, Red Score,
Scope Trial
After World War I 1919-20s, when Harding was President, the U…
1. Falling price
A policy of favoring native-born individuals over foreign-bor…
Was an American legal case in 1925 in which a high school bio…
Return to Normalcy
After World War I 1919-20s, when Harding was President, the U…
Problems for farmers in the 1920's
1. Falling price
13 terms
Great Depression
Herbert Hoover
stock market
drought
New Deal
US president blamed for Depression; did "Too Little, Too Late"
place where stocks (owning parts of a company) are bought and…
long period without rain
the name given to FDR's series of programs in 1933 to help th…
Herbert Hoover
US president blamed for Depression; did "Too Little, Too Late"
stock market
place where stocks (owning parts of a company) are bought and…
37 terms
Great Depression
CCC
FERA
WPA
NIRA
hired single men (18-25) to work on construction and outdoor…
federal money to state and local levels, who distributed it.
built schools, hospitals; AND hired artists, writers, compose…
the government controlled businesses by deciding what to make…
CCC
hired single men (18-25) to work on construction and outdoor…
FERA
federal money to state and local levels, who distributed it.
24 terms
Great Depression
Alfred E. Smith
Stock Market
Herbert Hoover
Bull Market
Democrat nominee 1928, lost because he was a Catholic-- peopl…
Buying and selling of stocks in a cooperate market
Republican nominee 1928, won the election and was the preside…
Long period of rising stock prices
Alfred E. Smith
Democrat nominee 1928, lost because he was a Catholic-- peopl…
Stock Market
Buying and selling of stocks in a cooperate market
20 terms
Great Depression
speculate
unemployment rate
prosperity
surplus
to invest money in stocks with the hope of making more money
percentage of people who are without a job
good economic times and wealth
more than what is needed or used
speculate
to invest money in stocks with the hope of making more money
unemployment rate
percentage of people who are without a job
19 terms
Great Depression
Hawley Smoot Tariff
Black Tuesday
Stock Market Crash
Speculation
This 1930 tariff was passed with the goal of protecting the A…
This is the name given to the day in October of 1929 when the…
This was a famous dramatic loss of value in the shares of sto…
This is buying a commodity such as land or stock with the int…
Hawley Smoot Tariff
This 1930 tariff was passed with the goal of protecting the A…
Black Tuesday
This is the name given to the day in October of 1929 when the…
11 terms
Great Depression
Great Depression
Dust Bowl
Inflation
Black Tuesday
The economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in…
Are of the Great Plains severely damaged by droughts and dust…
The value of money decreases usually associated with a rise i…
The day (October 29, 1929) that the stock market crashed.
Great Depression
The economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in…
Dust Bowl
Are of the Great Plains severely damaged by droughts and dust…
30 terms
Great Depression
The stock market crashed and the Depre…
overspeculation
Hawley-Smoot Tariff
bank failures
Why was the year 1929 a turning point in the U.S.?
What cause of the Great Depression led to the stock market cr…
What cause of the Great Depression led to a decline in world…
What caused many ordinary Americans to lose their savings dur…
The stock market crashed and the Depre…
Why was the year 1929 a turning point in the U.S.?
overspeculation
What cause of the Great Depression led to the stock market cr…
13 terms
Great Depression Review (Great Depression)
Black Tuesday
Causes of the Depression
Great Depression
bankrupt
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
overproduction, underconsumption, poor banking system, unwise…
economic hard times that lasted from 1929-1940s
unable to pay debts
Black Tuesday
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
Causes of the Depression
overproduction, underconsumption, poor banking system, unwise…
Great Depression Review (Great Depression)
Black Tuesday
Causes of the Depression
Great Depression
bankrupt
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
overproduction, underconsumption, poor banking system, unwise…
economic hard times that lasted from 1929-1940s
unable to pay debts
Black Tuesday
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
Causes of the Depression
overproduction, underconsumption, poor banking system, unwise…
30 terms
Great Depression Review (Great Depression)
Black Tuesday
Causes of the Depression
Great Depression
bankrupt
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
overproduction, underconsumption, poor banking system, unwise…
economic hard times that lasted from 1929-1940s
unable to pay debts
Black Tuesday
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
Causes of the Depression
overproduction, underconsumption, poor banking system, unwise…
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