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Boom and Bust

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The "Bust" was another name for this time period when the economy crashed. The Great Depression
The "Boom" occurred after what war? World War 2
Prohibition The action of forbidding something, especially by law.
Stock Market Crash A sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section of a stock market, resulting in a significant loss of paper wealth.
The Great Depression The financial and industrial slump of 1929 and subsequent years.
Black Tuesday October 29, 1929. On this date, share prices on the New York Stock Exchange completely collapsed, becoming a pivotal factor in the emergence of the Great Depression.
Dust Bowl An area of Oklahoma, Kansas, and northern Texas affected by severe soil erosion (caused by windstorms) in the early 1930s, which obliged many people to move.
Suffrage The right to vote in political elections.
The New Deal A group of government programs and policies established under President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1930s; the New Deal was designed to improve conditions for persons suffering in the Great Depression.
The 18th amendment The Eighteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution effectively established the prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the United States by declaring the production, transport, and sale of alcohol illegal.
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