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S.S. Vocab Unit 4

1920s Installment Buying during the 1920's many people bought items on credit - it was a new policy of "buy now pay later" - put many into debt
Isolation a foreign policy of having little to do with foreign nations - American thought this was the best policy in the 1800's and after WWI
The Growing Auto Industry other industries such as steel, road construction, gas stations and restaurants increased
Harlem Renaissance During the 1920's large numbers of African American musicians, artists, and writers settled in Harlem in New York City - led to a rebirth in African American culture
Flapper in the 1920's women who rebelled against traditional values - these women dressed differently smoked in public and visited speakeasies
Deficit Spending FDR used this practice during the great Depression - the government practice of spending more money than it takes in from taxes
Hoover's Response to the Great Depression did very little to help
FDR's Response to the Great Depression attacked problems with drastic changes & gave people a lot of help
New Deal enacted by FDR and Congress - created programs to provide jobs such as the CCC and WPA, fixed banking problems with the FDIC
Appeasement the practice of giving in to an aggressor nation's demands in order to preserve peace & avoid war, for example, when Great Britain & France gave in to Hitler at the Munich Conference
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