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11 terms
The Great Depression
Bread Line
Hooverville
Black Tuesday
Tenant Farmer
Line of ppl waiting for food handouts from charities or publi…
Term used to describe makeshift shantytowns set up by homeles…
Oct. 29 '29 when stock prices fell sharply in the Gr. Crash
One who farms land owned by someone else and pays rent in cas…
Bread Line
Line of ppl waiting for food handouts from charities or publi…
Hooverville
Term used to describe makeshift shantytowns set up by homeles…
21 terms
The Great Depression
Black Tuesday
Great Depression
New Deal
stock market
In October 1929, this is the day the stock market crashed, si…
In the 1930s, this was a period of low general economic activ…
A plan by President Franklin Roosevelt to help the economy re…
A system for buying and selling shares of companies
Black Tuesday
In October 1929, this is the day the stock market crashed, si…
Great Depression
In the 1930s, this was a period of low general economic activ…
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
Great Depression
buying stocks "on margin"
stock market crash
recession
depression
a method of buying stocks where the person paid for part of t…
when stock prices fell at record rates; happened on October 2…
a time of economic slowdown
a period of very low economic activity combined with very hig…
buying stocks "on margin"
a method of buying stocks where the person paid for part of t…
stock market crash
when stock prices fell at record rates; happened on October 2…
44 terms
Great Depression
benefits of owning a corporation
share
shareholder
stock speculation
1. limited liability ... 2. greater source of funding
portion of a stock owned by a shareholder
owner of a portion of a stock
buying and selling stocks quickly
benefits of owning a corporation
1. limited liability ... 2. greater source of funding
share
portion of a stock owned by a shareholder
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…
16 terms
The Great Depression
Great Depression
Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)
Black Tuesday
Buying Stocks On Margin
the financial and industrial slump of 1929 and subsequent yea…
An ABC organization set up by FDR that paid farmers NOT to gr…
October 29, 1929... The day the stock market crashed signaling t…
using credit to buy stocks
Great Depression
the financial and industrial slump of 1929 and subsequent yea…
Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)
An ABC organization set up by FDR that paid farmers NOT to gr…
12 terms
The Great Depression
Soup kitchens
Hooverville
New deal program
investor
a place where those who are poor can be fed
shanties built for those who lost everything in the Great Dep…
set up by President Roosevelt to increase the economy.
people who put money into your business or idea
Soup kitchens
a place where those who are poor can be fed
Hooverville
shanties built for those who lost everything in the Great Dep…
21 terms
The Great Depression
Great Depression
Herbert Hoover
Franklin D. Roosevelt
John Steinbeck
Worst depression in US History. 1929-1940
President who failed to halt the depression. 1929-1933
President who pulled the country out of the depression with h…
Wrote a series of articles on the Oakies. Most famous was the…
Great Depression
Worst depression in US History. 1929-1940
Herbert Hoover
President who failed to halt the depression. 1929-1933
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
29 terms
The 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…
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…
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.)
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…
17 terms
The Great Depression
The Great Depression
Stock Market
Black Tuesday
Herbert Hoover
the economic crisis and period of low business activity in th…
an exchange where security trading is conducted by profession…
October 29th, 1929: the day when prices in the stock market t…
was the president of the u.s from 1923-1933 leader of the us…
The Great Depression
the economic crisis and period of low business activity in th…
Stock Market
an exchange where security trading is conducted by profession…
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…
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…
19 terms
The Great Depression
Radio
Automobile
Electricity
Optimism
Radio
Automobile
20 terms
Great Depression
Great Depression
Stock Market Crash of 1929
What caused the great depression
Smoot-Hawley Tarrif
was a severe worldwide economic depression in the decade prec…
also known as Black Tuesday, the Great Crash, or the Stock Ma…
Overproduction; easy credit; farmers' crisis; tariffs and war…
US law that set extremely high tariffs on imports in an effor…
Great Depression
was a severe worldwide economic depression in the decade prec…
Stock Market Crash of 1929
also known as Black Tuesday, the Great Crash, or the Stock Ma…
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…
21 terms
Great Depression
Great Depression
Herbert Hoover
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Speculation
the time period following the Roaring 20's in which 25% of th…
President of the US when the stock market crashed
He served as president of the US during the Great Depression…
Making an investment that is risky but might bring you big ea…
Great Depression
the time period following the Roaring 20's in which 25% of th…
Herbert Hoover
President of the US when the stock market crashed
6 terms
The Great Depression
Weimer Republic
Inflation
Overproduction
Under Consumption
Weak German government created at the end of World War I
Prices go up, value of money goes down
To grow too many crops, or to make too many goods
People did not need or buy all the crops that were grown, or…
Weimer Republic
Weak German government created at the end of World War I
Inflation
Prices go up, value of money goes down
11 terms
The Great Depression
Stock Market Crash
Bankrupt
Hoovervilles
Bonus Army
Known as "Black Tuesday,"- October 29, 1929. This event signa…
When someone is unable to pay debts.
A group of shacks in which the homeless lived during the Grea…
Veterans who marched to Washington in 1932 to demand immediat…
Stock Market Crash
Known as "Black Tuesday,"- October 29, 1929. This event signa…
Bankrupt
When someone is unable to pay debts.
8 terms
The Great Depression
unemployment
depression
debt
charity
People looking for a job but CAN'T find one.
Time when people can't find work and many businesses close.
Is money that one person owes to another person or bank.
Is an organization that helps people in need such as food and…
unemployment
People looking for a job but CAN'T find one.
depression
Time when people can't find work and many businesses close.
26 terms
The Great Depression
abandon (abandoned)
charity (charities)
closeness
criticized
to leave completely. Ex:The pirates abandoned the ship when i…
an organization set up to provide help and raise money for th…
to come together or unite. Ex: It was easy to see the closene…
to judge someone else's actions harshly. Ex: The fans critici…
abandon (abandoned)
to leave completely. Ex:The pirates abandoned the ship when i…
charity (charities)
an organization set up to provide help and raise money for th…
24 terms
The Great Depression
Stock Market
Investors
Instability
Manipulated
A system for buying and selling shares of companies
n a joint-stock company, shares of stock were sold to _____ w…
Not constant or dependable
In a process that is intended to regulate some condition, a q…
Stock Market
A system for buying and selling shares of companies
Investors
n a joint-stock company, shares of stock were sold to _____ w…
30 terms
The 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
The Great Depression
Great Depression
Stock Market Crash
Bank Holiday
FDR
A time of utter economic disaster; started in the United Stat…
When value of stock fell so low, people were left with huge d…
closed all banks until gov. examiners could investigate their…
32nd President of the United States, He instituted the New De…
Great Depression
A time of utter economic disaster; started in the United Stat…
Stock Market Crash
When value of stock fell so low, people were left with huge d…
40 terms
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
26 terms
The Great Depression
Great Depression
Affect
Herbert Hoover
Effect
Depressions are characterized by business failures, high unem…
...
...
Great Depression
Depressions are characterized by business failures, high unem…
Affect
...
38 terms
The Great Depression
1. Overproduction... 2.Speculation on wal…
Buying on Margin
Black Tuesday
bankruptcy
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…
When people are unable to pay their debts they have to declar…
1. Overproduction... 2.Speculation on wal…
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…
14 terms
The Great Depression
unemployment
depression
debt
charity
jobless; the number of people who are looking for a job
feeling low; a time when people can't find work and many busi…
money that one person owes to another
an organization that helps people in need
unemployment
jobless; the number of people who are looking for a job
depression
feeling low; a time when people can't find work and many busi…
20 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…
12 terms
The Great Depression
Credit
Speculation
Black Tuesday
Hooverville
Buy now, pay later.
Betting share prices will go up in an effort to make a quick…
October 29, 1929; date of the worst stock-market crash in Ame…
A neighborhood in which people live in makeshift shacks; also…
Credit
Buy now, pay later.
Speculation
Betting share prices will go up in an effort to make a quick…
44 terms
Great Depression
GREAT DEPRESSION
1. How did the stock market crash affe…
2. What factors contributed to the Gre…
3a. Briefly name and describe some maj…
(1929-1941) The dramatic decline in the world's economy howev…
It caused Americans to lose confident and decreased stock inv…
-buying things on credit direct cause... -stock crash indirect c…
...
GREAT DEPRESSION
(1929-1941) The dramatic decline in the world's economy howev…
1. How did the stock market crash affe…
It caused Americans to lose confident and decreased stock inv…
15 terms
The Great Depression
stock
Scarcity
The Great Depression
Soup Kitchen
shares of ownership in a company; a place where the buying an…
a very small supply; lacking in quantity or number; not plent…
Beginning in 1929 and lasting until the late 1930's, this was…
a place where thousands of people went each day to get a smal…
stock
shares of ownership in a company; a place where the buying an…
Scarcity
a very small supply; lacking in quantity or number; not plent…
13 terms
The Great Depression
The Great Depression
Stock Market
Black Tuesday
Herbert Hoover
the economic crisis and period of low business activity in th…
an exchange where security trading is conducted by profession…
October 29th, 1929: the day when prices in the stock market t…
was the president of the u.s from 1923-1933 leader of the us…
The Great Depression
the economic crisis and period of low business activity in th…
Stock Market
an exchange where security trading is conducted by profession…
40 terms
The Great Depression
Dust Bowl
Black Tuesday
bank runs
Fireside Chats
A nickname for the Great Plains regions hit by drought and du…
October 29, 1929; date of the worst stock-market crash in Ame…
People were running to banks to take their money out before t…
informal talks given by FDR over the radio; sat by White Hous…
Dust Bowl
A nickname for the Great Plains regions hit by drought and du…
Black Tuesday
October 29, 1929; date of the worst stock-market crash in Ame…
38 terms
The Great Depression
Repeal
18th Amendment
21st Amendment
Speculation
Legal cancellation or reversal of a law
ushered in a period of time known as "Prohibition," during wh…
repealed Prohibition laws in the United States
investing money at great risk with the anticipation that ... the…
Repeal
Legal cancellation or reversal of a law
18th Amendment
ushered in a period of time known as "Prohibition," during wh…
31 terms
The Great Depression
Dust bowl
Hoovervilles
Dorothea Lange
New Deal
series of droughts in the great plains area which created one…
make shift shanty towns that appeared on the outskirts of tow…
recorded the misery of people in the depression through her p…
FDR's plan for lifting the nation out of depression
Dust bowl
series of droughts in the great plains area which created one…
Hoovervilles
make shift shanty towns that appeared on the outskirts of tow…
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…
24 terms
The Great Depression
Black Tuesday
Great Depression
stock market
stock market crash
1929, the stock market crashed, it was the start of the Great…
In the 1930s, this was a period of low economic activity with…
A system for buying and selling shares of companies
(October 1929 )Stock prices to fell quickly, and many people…
Black Tuesday
1929, the stock market crashed, it was the start of the Great…
Great Depression
In the 1930s, this was a period of low economic activity with…
16 terms
The Great Depression
Causes of the Great Depression
President Herbert Hoover
Trickle Down Economics
Hoovervilles
*Stock Market Crash... *Excessive use of credit... *Overproduction…
Favored big business... Trickle Down Economics... Failed to provide…
make increase amounts of capital available to big business, t…
Poor communities- Hoover blamed for suffering of poor
Causes of the Great Depression
*Stock Market Crash... *Excessive use of credit... *Overproduction…
President Herbert Hoover
Favored big business... Trickle Down Economics... Failed to provide…
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…
26 terms
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.
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
11 terms
The Great Depression
On margin
Bonus Army
Dust Bowl
Fireside Chat
To buy stock by paying only a fraction of the stock price and…
Group of WWI vets. that marched to D.C. in 1932 to demand the…
A drought in the 1930s that turned the Great Planes very dry.
informal talks given by FDR over the radio; sat by White Hous…
On margin
To buy stock by paying only a fraction of the stock price and…
Bonus Army
Group of WWI vets. that marched to D.C. in 1932 to demand the…
6 terms
The Great Depression
elected
triumph
vanishing
affect
To be voted into a job in politics.
To excel, to win, to be victorious.
To disappear.
have an effect on; make a difference to.
elected
To be voted into a job in politics.
triumph
To excel, to win, to be victorious.
9 terms
The Great Depression
industry
industrial revolution
child labor
the depression
A group of businesses that produce a similar product or provi…
A series of improvements in industrial technology that transf…
Children were viewed as laborers throughout the 19th century.…
economic depression -notable for its duration and intensity t…
industry
A group of businesses that produce a similar product or provi…
industrial revolution
A series of improvements in industrial technology that transf…
16 terms
The Great Depression
depression
risk
stock market
Black Thursday
A long-term period of unemployment and low levels of trade an…
An uncertain event or condition that, if it occurs, will affe…
The buying and selling of stock shares issued by a company. O…
October 24th, 1929- Investors sold their shares due to rising…
depression
A long-term period of unemployment and low levels of trade an…
risk
An uncertain event or condition that, if it occurs, will affe…
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