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History chapter 25

lesson 1

Buying on Margin purchasing stocks on credit, or with borrowed money
Black Tuesday the stock market crashed so many people wanted to sell their stocks and so few wanted to buy so stock prices collapsed on October 29, 1929
Hoovers Assuring Statement "The fundamental business of the country... is on a sound and prosperous basis"
What was the number of banks that closed in 1931 more than 2,200, less money led to less employment and 4million lost their jobs
Business Cycle the up and down pattern of the economy
Recession is a significant decline in activity across the economy, lasting longer than a few months long ones are called depressions
Great Depression downturn in 1929 that due to its severity and length gained this name
Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC) loaned 1.2 billion to 5k different financial institutions including banks and farm mortgage companies. created by Hoover
Hoovervilles cardboard shacks built by the homeless
Bonus Army they had come to the capital to demand early payment of a military bonus at a Hooverville in WS DC
Franklin D. Roosevelt took active steps to provide aid to citizens espically farmers and became president in 1932
Temporary Emergency Relief Administration gave unemployment assistance to many out of work New Yorkers
Roosevelt's Saying " I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people"
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