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20's and the GD

Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression PASS Review

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What defines the Roaring Twenties? The increasing number of automobiles, the invention of radios and “talkies,” jazz music, and the media explosion all define it.
What is mass media? It is public forms of communication, such as the radio, that reach large audiences.
What is Prohibition? It is a complete ban on the sale of alcohol.
what is the 18th amendment? It outlawed the manufacturing, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages.
What is the 21st amendment? It ended Prohibition.
Who are two famous jazz composers in the 1920's? Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong were famous musicians.
What is the Harlem Renaissance? It was an artistic movement that reflected African American life in the 1920’s and involved people such as Langston Hughes and Bessie Smith.
What are some causes of the Great Depression? It was caused by farms and factories producing more goods than they could sell; many people borrowing money from the bank and unable to repay their loans; and unemployment.
What is unemployment? It is the condition of being out of work.
What did the crash of the stock market in 1929 signal? It signaled the Great Depression.
What were some effects of the Great Depression? Some effects were that banks and businesses failed and many people lost their homes and farms.
What is the Dust Bowl? Years of drought during the 1930’s turned more than 150,000 square miles of the Great Plains into dust.
Who was Franklin D. Roosevelt and what is he known for? He was elected President in 1932. He created the New Deal, programs to help end the Great Depression.
What did the Social Security Act provide? It provided monthly payments to the elderly, disabled, and unemployed.
What did the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or FDIC do? It was a New Deal program designed to prevent another Depression by protecting banks.
What did the Civilian Conservation Corps do? It was a New Deal program that set up work camps for more than two million unemployed young men between the ages of 18 and 25.
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