Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

U4L1Notes2Vocab

Unit 4 Lesson 1 Notes 2 Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Loan The act of lending money to someone or a group of people. The receivers pay back the loan with an extra fee called interest.
Consumerism A type of consumer spending; US individuals spend more money because an economy offers numerous new inventions and products.
Over-production An excess amount of goods that leads to lower prices or a lot of unsold goods. Businesses produce goods that people can't buy.
Under-consumption A situation where people are buying far less in an economy, which results in business depression (or a loss of money).
Stock Market A place where every day people/investors can buy stock in businesses. When someone owns stock/shares in a business they are considered part of the company. If businesses do well, investors make money. If businesses do poorly, investors lose money.
Stocks Shares of a company that are sold to investors in order to raise money for the company in the hopes that the company's overall value will increase.
Investors People who put their money into the stock of a company in the hope of the stock value increasing.
American Dream The belief that every American can work hard to get what they want.
Old Industries Older Industries such as mining and textiles where wages were low. 
Roaring Twenties A boom time when consumerism encouraged people to buy on credit, and new music, dances, and entertainment helped people celebrate the end of WWI and their success.
Herbert Hoover President of the United States from 1929-1933 who believed in laissez-faire economic policies that took a hands-off approach to the economy.
Unemployment State of being unable to find a job when you are actively searching for one.
Created by: jhanes2
Popular U.S. History sets

 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards