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Chapter 26

The Great Depression

What was a broad program of legislation which promoted recovery from the Great Depression? New Deal.
This was a New Deal program meant to provide government jobs in reforestation, flood control, and other conservation projects to young men under between the ages 18 and 25, what program was this? Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).
An agency that promoted economic recovery, that promulgated industry-wide codes to control production, prices, and wages, which New Deal agency was this? National Recovery Administration (NRA).
This raised farm prices by restricting output of stable crops. Restricting the production and paid subsidies to grower, what New Deal Legislation was it? Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA).
This agency built and operated dams and power plants on the Tennessee River, also promoted flood control, soil conservation, and reforestation, what agency was this? Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
Which New Deal agency spent $11 billion on federal works projects and provided employment for 8.5 million persons? Works Progress Administration (WPA).
What was the act called which allowed workers the right to organize and bargain collectively? Wagner Act.
Which system, being a part of the Ne Deal, are old-age, unemployment, and survivors' insurance being funded by wage and payroll taxes? Social Security Act.
What is the legislation affirming non-belligerency in the event of war, called? Neutrality Acts.
Which German tactic used in World War II involved the coordinated attack of air and armored fire-power? Blitzkrieg.
What code name for the United States military project was used when they built an atomic bomb as well as produced fissionable uranium and plutonium? Manhattan Project.
What term is used for the alliance between Nazi Germany and Italy after 1936 and, after 1940, Japan? Axis Powers.
What military aid measure that allowed the president to sell, lend-lease, or transfer $7 billion of war material to any country whose defense they declared as vital to that of the United States? Lend-Lease Act.
Which president proposed the New Deal to overcome the great depression and relieve those in distress? President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR).
What is the Wagner Act considered and also called? Considered the official National Labor Relations Act, at times called Labor's Magna Carta.
Who ran the WPA, Works Progress Administration? Harry Hopkins.
What event costed $2 Billion as well as the effort reached the highest climax pointed in the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August of 1945? The Manhattan Project.
What does Blitzkrieg translate to? "Lightening War."
What was the first word for welfare? Direct Relief.
Who is Lena Horne? The first African American women to receive a movie contract or tow with an all white band.
Who was Ida B. Well? One of the founders of the NAACP, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, along with an anti-lynching activists and a journalist.
Wall Street Crash, the Great Crash, or even known as the Stock Market Crash of 1929 on October the 24th. What else was it known as? Black Tuesday.
In the minds of the American people, who is the main person or President to blame for the incident of the Stock Market crashing and the Great Depression? President Herbert Hoover.
Who was a black pride leader and also promoted for Africans to return to their ancestral homeland? Marcus Garvey.
These were 30 evening radio addresses spoken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) between 1933-1944, what is the term that describes this? Fireside Chat.
True or False, Was Eleanor Roosevelt an advocate for liberal causes? True.
Created by: Crystal Lair