a town built for homeless people
HOOVERVILLE
Period when people were in debt, starvation, & separation of families
GREAT DEPRESSION
the region in the S central U.S. that suffered from dust storms in the 1930s.
DUST BOWL
President Franklin Roosevelt's program to alleviate the problems of the great Depression, focusing on relief for the needy, economic recovery, and financial reform
NEW DEAL
an amendment ratified on December 5, 1933 that repealed the 18th Amendment which had mandated nationwide prohibition on alcohol
21ST AMENDMENT
In 1935, this was the worst dust storm in Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Colorado
BLACK SUNDAY
a system for buying and selling stocks or a place where stocks are bought and sold
STOCK MARKET
Republican candidate who assumed the presidency in March 1929 promising the American people prosperity and attempted to first deal with the Depression by trying to restore public faith in the community
HERBERT HOOVER
32nd US President - He began New Deal programs to help the nation out of the Great Depression, and he was the nation's leader during most of WWII
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
When the stock market prices fell very low or were very cheap
STOCK MARKET CRASH
a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand
DUST STORM
October 29, 1929 is the day that the stock market crashed
BLACK TUESDAY
group of African American leaders who served as unoffical advisors to FDR
BLACK CABINET
Became Pres. after the death of Harding
CALVIN COOLLIDGE
(tax on imports) on foreigh goods
HIGH TRAIFFS
The gov't spends more money the it brings in from taxes
DEFICTIT SPENDING
Required a social security tax to be taken out of every workers paycheck
SOCIAL SECURITY ACT
1st action as pres.
BANK HOLIDAY
In 1924 Congress approved a bonus payment to all who served during WW1
BONUS ARMY MARCH
Paid farmers not to produce certain crops (cotton, Wheat, Tabocco, Corn, ect)
AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ACT