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Unit 10

The Great Depression

TermDefinition
stock market Is a public market for the trading of stock and derivatives at an agreed price.
military installations A base, camp, post, station, yard, center, or other activity under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of a Military Department.
rural In the country
urban In the city
Dust Bowl Also known as the Dirty Thirties, was a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the US and Canadian prairies during the 1930s.
unemployment Occurs when people are without work and actively seeking work.
Alphabet agencies (also Known as New Deal agencies) were the government agencies created as part of the New Deal of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, to combat the Great Depression in the United States and were established during Roosevelt's first 100 days in office in 1933
The New Deal A series of domestic programs enacted in the United States between 1933 and 1938.. The programs were in response to the Great Depression, and focused the "3 Rs": Relief, Recovery, and Reform.
Erosion The process by which soil and rock are removed from the Earth's surface by wind or water flow, and then transported and deposited in other locations.
Rationing practice of giving out limited amounts of food ans supplies, generally given to soldiers or civilians
Internment Confinement
Fascism an authoritarian and nationalistic right wing system of government and social organization
Drought A shortage of water
Economic Depression a period of economic decline characterized by high unemployment, high prices, and a lack of economic production
Home Front The civilian population and activities of a nation whose armed forces are engaged in a war abroad
Stocks/ Shares A stock is a share in the ownership of a company
Import to bring goods into the country to sale
Export to send goods to another country to sale
POW Prisoner of war
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