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The Great Depression
bull market
bear market
Black Tuesday
speculation
steady rise in stock prices
steady decline in stock prices
October 29, 1929; stock prices plummeted
making of risky investments in the hope of earning large prof…
bull market
steady rise in stock prices
bear market
steady decline in stock prices
The Great Depression
Overproduction
Installment Buying
Stock market
Buying on Margin
Farmers had a surplus of crops as a result of WWI which decre…
Buy now,pay later... many people were in debt.
The bull market (rising market) ended in the summer/fall of 1…
A method of buying stock in which only a portion of the value…
Overproduction
Farmers had a surplus of crops as a result of WWI which decre…
Installment Buying
Buy now,pay later... many people were in debt.
6 terms
Great Depression
price support
Great Depression
speculation
Dow Jones Industrial Average
A government guaranteed minimum price farmers receive for the…
A severe, world wide economic crisis which lasted from the en…
Buying stocks in an effort to make a quick or large profit, a…
A measure of 30 selected stocks, used to give an indication o…
price support
A government guaranteed minimum price farmers receive for the…
Great Depression
A severe, world wide economic crisis which lasted from the en…
17 terms
Great Depression
overproduction
bankruptcy
speculation
buying on the margin
Too many goods on the market and not enough buyers
inability to pay debts
buying stocks and bonds on the chance of a quick profit, whil…
Buying stocks with mostly borrowed money
overproduction
Too many goods on the market and not enough buyers
bankruptcy
inability to pay debts
19 terms
The Great Depression
Stock Market
Stock Market Crash of 1929
Black Tuesday
Herbert Hoover
people can buy stock (ownership) in a company
prices in stock began to fall; people panicked and sold their…
Tuesday, October 29, 1929; the worst day of money loss/stock…
President of the United States 1929-1933; in office when the…
Stock Market
people can buy stock (ownership) in a company
Stock Market Crash of 1929
prices in stock began to fall; people panicked and sold their…
Great Depression
stock market
depression
default
foreclosure
a place where stocks, or shares in businesses, are bought and…
a time when the ecenomy of a nation falls sharply
to fail to pay a loan when it is due
to take the property of someone who has failed to pay back a…
stock market
a place where stocks, or shares in businesses, are bought and…
depression
a time when the ecenomy of a nation falls sharply
24 terms
Great Depression
Assurance
Infrastructure
En Masse
Dire
A pledge, promise, or guarantee
The basic facilities and equipment, especially of a technolog…
Latin Phrase: As a body, group, or whole; all together"
Extreme or Desperate
Assurance
A pledge, promise, or guarantee
Infrastructure
The basic facilities and equipment, especially of a technolog…
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…
10 terms
Great Depression
Buying on Margin
Black Tuesday
Business cycle
Great Depression
Purchasing stocks on credit, or with borrowed money
The day the stock market crashed: October 29, 1929
The rhythm in which an economy expands and contracts its prod…
A severe economic crisis that lasted for the entire decade of…
Buying on Margin
Purchasing stocks on credit, or with borrowed money
Black Tuesday
The day the stock market crashed: October 29, 1929
Great Depression
stock market
depression
default
foreclosure
a place where stocks, or shares in businesses, are bought and…
a time when the ecenomy of a nation falls sharply
to fail to pay a loan when it is due
to take the property of someone who has failed to pay back a…
stock market
a place where stocks, or shares in businesses, are bought and…
depression
a time when the ecenomy of a nation falls sharply
Great Depression
Administration
legislation
Programs
Economic
the process or activity of running a business, organization,…
A law or set of laws made by a government
Affirmative Action
Study of how society manages its scarce resources
Administration
the process or activity of running a business, organization,…
legislation
A law or set of laws made by a government
30 terms
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…
12 terms
Great Depression
Shantytowns
Dust Bowl
New deal
Credit
very poor houses made of discarded materials (e.g. tin, cardb…
The name given to the land used by farmers that had dried up…
President Franklin Roosevelt (FDR) intended to bring economic…
An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pa…
Shantytowns
very poor houses made of discarded materials (e.g. tin, cardb…
Dust Bowl
The name given to the land used by farmers that had dried up…
Great Depression
bankruptcy
Black Tuesday
Dust Bowl
Great Depression
a company's inability to pay its debts
Oct. 29, 1929--the day the stock market crashed
Midwestern drought that caused massive dust storms
12 year economic and social disaster
bankruptcy
a company's inability to pay its debts
Black Tuesday
Oct. 29, 1929--the day the stock market crashed
18 terms
Great Depression
Buying on Margin
Black Tuesday
Business Cycle
Great Depression
The process of purchasing stock with credit, hoping to sell a…
October 29, 1929, one of the largest U.S. stock market drops.
The rhythm in which an economy expands and contracts its prod…
A severe economic crisis that lasted for the entire decade of…
Buying on Margin
The process of purchasing stock with credit, hoping to sell a…
Black Tuesday
October 29, 1929, one of the largest U.S. stock market drops.
18 terms
Great Depression
Economy
Economic System
Capitalism
Stock Exchange
the wealth and resources of a country or region, especially i…
The system of production and distribution and consumption in…
An economic system based on the private ownership of the mean…
An organized market where stocks are bought and sold.
Economy
the wealth and resources of a country or region, especially i…
Economic System
The system of production and distribution and consumption in…
25 terms
The Great Depression
buying on margin
Black Tuesday
business cycle
great depression
purchasing stocks with borrowed money.
Tuesday, October 29, 1929, the day of the stock market crash.
up-and-down pattern of business production and unemployment.
severe economic depression that followed the stock crash of 1…
buying on margin
purchasing stocks with borrowed money.
Black Tuesday
Tuesday, October 29, 1929, the day of the stock market crash.
Great Depression
Credit
Dust Bowl
Great Depression
Hoovervilles
borrowed money that must be repaid
the area in the Great Plains during the 1930s that had a drou…
the period of severe economic hardship that began in the US i…
make-shift homes made out of scrap lumber and empty boxes in…
Credit
borrowed money that must be repaid
Dust Bowl
the area in the Great Plains during the 1930s that had a drou…
18 terms
Great Depression
TVA
CCC
NRA
FSA
Tennessee Valley Authority-Built dams to provide electricity…
Civilian Conservation Corps- Gave jobs to young men building…
National Recovery Administration- Set standards for prices, w…
Farm Security Administration- Lent money to sharecroppers and…
TVA
Tennessee Valley Authority-Built dams to provide electricity…
CCC
Civilian Conservation Corps- Gave jobs to young men building…
Great Depression
Credit
Dust Bowl
Great Depression
Hoovervilles
borrowed money that must be repaid
the area in the Great Plains during the 1930s that had a drou…
the period of severe economic hardship that began in the US i…
make-shift homes made out of scrap lumber and empty boxes in…
Credit
borrowed money that must be repaid
Dust Bowl
the area in the Great Plains during the 1930s that had a drou…
31 terms
Great Depression
Foreclosure
Mortgage
Stock market
Hooverville
when a bank takes back a property and auctions it off to reco…
A loan to purchase a home or other real estate
A system for buying and selling shares of companies
Depression shantytowns, named after the president whom many b…
Foreclosure
when a bank takes back a property and auctions it off to reco…
Mortgage
A loan to purchase a home or other real estate
13 terms
Great Depression
Hoovervilles
stock
1929
fireside chats
neighborhoods of homeless people
a share of a company
year the Great Depression started
FDR's radio talks
Hoovervilles
neighborhoods of homeless people
stock
a share of a company
31 terms
Great Depression
Overproduction
Capital
Bankruptcy
Relief Programs
American factories and and farmers produced a lot of goods in…
Money from investors that is given to businesses.
When a business or private person is unable to pay the money…
Programs created to help the needy.
Overproduction
American factories and and farmers produced a lot of goods in…
Capital
Money from investors that is given to businesses.
30 terms
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…
10 terms
Great Depression
Credit
Dust Bowl
Hoovervilles
Laissez-Faire
The overuse of this was one of the causes of the Great Depres…
A severe drought lead to the complete devastation of the Grea…
Shantytowns were nicknamed this to show their anger at the Pr…
Belief that the government should not control business.
Credit
The overuse of this was one of the causes of the Great Depres…
Dust Bowl
A severe drought lead to the complete devastation of the Grea…
Great Depression
Stock Market Crash of 1929
Herbert Hoover
Franklin Roosevelt
Dust Bowl
Plunge in stock market prices that marked the beginning of th…
President when the Great Depression began
32nd President of the US during Great Depression and World Wa…
A drought in the 1930s that turned the Great Planes very dry.
Stock Market Crash of 1929
Plunge in stock market prices that marked the beginning of th…
Herbert Hoover
President when the Great Depression began
Great Depression
Herbert Hoover
unemployment
stock market
Great Depression
elected President in 1928
being out of work
place where stocks are bought and sold- a company can raise m…
worst period of economic hardship in US history
Herbert Hoover
elected President in 1928
unemployment
being out of work
31 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.... -…
Great Depression
shanty
tariff
speculate
unemployment
a house that is pieced together with scraps of metal, wood, a…
a tax against goods that are shipped into a country
to buy stocks and then sell them as soon as the price goes up
the condition of wanting and needing a job but being unable t…
shanty
a house that is pieced together with scraps of metal, wood, a…
tariff
a tax against goods that are shipped into a country
50 terms
Great Depression
Great Depression
Investment
Stock Market Crash
Dust Bowl
A time of utter economic disaster; started in the United Stat…
spending on capital equipment, inventories, and structures, i…
Another leading component to the start of the Great Depressio…
Region of the Great Plains that experienced a drought in 1930…
Great Depression
A time of utter economic disaster; started in the United Stat…
Investment
spending on capital equipment, inventories, and structures, i…
30 terms
The Great Depression
What years did the Great Depression oc…
Why could even poor people buy cars an…
Finish the sentence - When stocks did…
What part of the government controls t…
1929-1941
They used credit and loans which they can pay back later.
people were making more money values
Federal Reserve
What years did the Great Depression oc…
1929-1941
Why could even poor people buy cars an…
They used credit and loans which they can pay back later.
37 terms
The Great Depression
Herbert Hoover
Speculation
Buying on Margin
October 29, 1929
Winner of the election of 1928 and receives most of the publi…
A get rich quick scheme that involves trading stocks with a h…
Pay a small percentage of the stock's price as a down payment…
Black Tuesday. The Great Crash
Herbert Hoover
Winner of the election of 1928 and receives most of the publi…
Speculation
A get rich quick scheme that involves trading stocks with a h…
23 terms
Great Depression
Capital
Bankrupt
Relief Program
Soup Kitchen
Money raised for a business venture
unable to pay debts
government program to help the needy
place where food is provided to the needy at little or no cha…
Capital
Money raised for a business venture
Bankrupt
unable to pay debts
30 terms
The Great Depression
Black Thursday
"On the Margin"
The New Deal
The "Braintrust"
October 24, 1929; stock market crashed and almost 13 million…
This was a way of buying stocks that allowed people to purcha…
FDR's plan to end the depression by trying many different emp…
FDR's cabinet. They created policies and FDR would approve/re…
Black Thursday
October 24, 1929; stock market crashed and almost 13 million…
"On the Margin"
This was a way of buying stocks that allowed people to purcha…
8 terms
Great Depression
minimum wage
unemployment
depression
debt
the least amount a worker in most types of jobs can legally b…
the number of people without a job
a period when many people can't find work and many others hav…
money that one person owes another
minimum wage
the least amount a worker in most types of jobs can legally b…
unemployment
the number of people without a job
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
Great Depression
Black Tuesday
credit
The Great Depression
Roaring 20's
October 29, 1929; date of the worst stock-market crash in Ame…
An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pa…
(1929-1933) stock market/Wall Street Crash in 1929; through 1…
prohibition; women's suffrage; great prosperity; market flood…
Black Tuesday
October 29, 1929; date of the worst stock-market crash in Ame…
credit
An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pa…
12 terms
Great Depression
Great Depression
New Deal
Deficit Spending
Court-Packing Plan
(1929-1939) decline in world economy; US stock market crash,…
FDR programs to combat Great Depression; enacted social insur…
When government spends more than it takes in; economists beli…
Supreme Court struck down New Deal legislation; Roosevelt tri…
Great Depression
(1929-1939) decline in world economy; US stock market crash,…
New Deal
FDR programs to combat Great Depression; enacted social insur…
31 terms
Great Depression Study Guide
Capitalism
Socialism
Inflation
Federal Reserve
Based upon free-market rules, private ownership/enterprise; G…
Government involved in business, sets prices, saves failing b…
Producing too much money for the market (increases money supp…
Created by Woodrow Wilson to control inflation and set intere…
Capitalism
Based upon free-market rules, private ownership/enterprise; G…
Socialism
Government involved in business, sets prices, saves failing b…
23 terms
Great Depression
Default
Relief (New Deal)
Black Tuesday
Great Depression (page 725)
to not do something you were supposed to do (like pay a bill)
help for the needy (ex. money, soup kitchens, etc.)
The day the stock market crashed 10/29/1929
the severe economic crisis that happened during the 1930s
Default
to not do something you were supposed to do (like pay a bill)
Relief (New Deal)
help for the needy (ex. money, soup kitchens, etc.)
20 terms
Great Depression
Black Tuesday
Causes of the Depression
Great Depression
Bankrupt
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed.
Overproduction, under consumption, poor banking system, unwis…
Economic hard times that lasted from 1929-1940's.
Unable to pay debts.
Black Tuesday
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed.
Causes of the Depression
Overproduction, under consumption, poor banking system, unwis…
10 terms
The Great Depression
wilt
Hooverville
The Dust Bowl
investor
plant, leaf, or flower that becomes limp through heat, loss o…
Nickname for the shantytowns, or shack towns, where homeless…
Great Plains struck by a massive draught, top soil blown away…
someone who provides (or invests) money or resources for an e…
wilt
plant, leaf, or flower that becomes limp through heat, loss o…
Hooverville
Nickname for the shantytowns, or shack towns, where homeless…
29 terms
Great Depression
FDR
100 days
fireside chats
fear itself
President of the United States during the Depression and WWII…
period from March to June 1933 when Congress passed major leg…
The informal radio conversations Roosevelt had with the peopl…
The only thing we have to fear is _________
FDR
President of the United States during the Depression and WWII…
100 days
period from March to June 1933 when Congress passed major leg…
The Great Depression
Depression
Theodore Roosevelt
Monroe Doctrine
president hoover
unemployment, Low trade, low prices for a long period of time…
1858-1919. 26th President. increased Navy size, Monroe Doctrine
an American foreign policy opposing interference in the Weste…
Very unpopular, did not believe the government should interfe…
Depression
unemployment, Low trade, low prices for a long period of time…
Theodore Roosevelt
1858-1919. 26th President. increased Navy size, Monroe Doctrine
11 terms
Great Depression
Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act
Great Depression
Black Tuesday
Hooverville
Protective tax on imports enacted by Congress in 1930 in an e…
A period lasting from 1929 to 1941 in which the U.S. economy…
October 29, 1929, when stock prices fell sharply in the Great…
A term used to describe makeshift shantytowns set up by homel…
Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act
Protective tax on imports enacted by Congress in 1930 in an e…
Great Depression
A period lasting from 1929 to 1941 in which the U.S. economy…
8 terms
The Great Depression
poverty
unemployment
hardship
economy
a state of having nothing; extremely poor
without a job
difficulty or suffering
the wealth and resources of a region or country
poverty
a state of having nothing; extremely poor
unemployment
without a job
13 terms
Great Depression
Black Tuesday
Causes of the Depression
Great Depression
bankrupt
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
overproduction, under-consumption(no one buying goods), poor…
economic hard times that lasted from 1929-1940s
No available money, with no immediate way of obtaining money
Black Tuesday
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
Causes of the Depression
overproduction, under-consumption(no one buying goods), poor…
The Great Depression
1. A lack of diversification in the U.…
Answer on your own
Buying on Margin
Black Tuesday
What were some of the causes of the Great Depression?
How can the failure of an industry affect other industries?
A practice that allowed people to buy stock with a down payme…
The day the stock market crashed, signaling the start of the…
1. A lack of diversification in the U.…
What were some of the causes of the Great Depression?
Answer on your own
How can the failure of an industry affect other industries?
32 terms
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…
39 terms
The Great Depression
Stock Market Crash
Black Tuesday
Laissez-Faire Politics
Rugged Individualism
(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…
The belief that all individuals, or nearly all individuals, c…
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…
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