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Great Depression

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This was a plan that involved several programs that were started in order to help the people. The New Deal
What is it called when you pay for a margin of an asset and borrow the balance from a broker? Buying on margin
The most disastrous stock market crash took place on October 29, 1929 and was known as what? Black Tuesday
The means of producing more than necessary and wasting funds Overproduction
The 31st President of the U.S. and came into office during the great depression. Herbert Hoover
The 32nd President of the U.S. and helped end the great depression with the new deal. FDR
This was the wife of FDR and she was an activists for the civil rights movement and was an advocate for the United Nations. Eleanor Roosevelt
This construction project helped generate employment and electricity in Tennessee. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
This corporation created jobs for young men that were unemployed. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
This administration was created to generate jobs to the public, before it was turned over to the Federal Works Agency. Works progress administration (WPA)
This was a large scale public works construction agency created in response to the great depression. Public Works Administration (PWA)
This was created to provide general welfare to the people. Social Security
This is the payment of cash or food to the poor. Direct relief
President Roosevelt talked directly to the citizens and it was known as this. Fireside chats
This caused severe drought and damaged that agriculture of the U.S. dust bowl
This law offered farmers subsidies in exchange for limiting their production of certain crops. Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)
This act provided federal loans to private bankers. Banking Act
This act repealed prohibition. Beer-wine revenue act
This act gave money to the states to provide relief to the poor. Federal Emergency Relief Act (FERA)
This act created structure for business to make certain industries more profitable. National industrial Recovery Act (NIRA)
This act prevented workers to be interfered with during union involvements. Wagner act
Created by: walker1999