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1930, protective tariff that raised duty to almost 60%, , charged a high tax for imports thereby leading to less trade between America and foreign countries along with some economic retaliation Hawley-Smoot Tariff
1932, an independent agency of the United States government. It granted over 2 billion dollars to the local and state governments. It was charted under the Herbert Hoover administration. Reconstruction Finance Corporation
the President of the United States during the Depression and WWII. He instituted the New Deal. Served from 1933 to 1945, he was the only president in U.S. history to be elected to four terms President Franklin D. Roosevelt
1933, repealed the 18th amendment of prohibition 21st Amendment
1934, Insured loans made by banks and other private lenders for home building and home buying. Providing an adequate home financing system through insurance of mortgage loans; and to stabilize the mortgage market. Federal Housing Administration
1933, FDR's foreign policy of promoting better relations w/Latin America by using economic influence rater than military force in the region. Replaced the Big Stick Policy. Good Neighbor Policy
1935, Began under Hoover and continued under Roosevelt. Headed by Harry L. Hopkins. Provided jobs and income to the unemployed but couldn't work more than 30 hours a week. It built many public buildings and roads, and as well operated a large arts project Works Progress Administration
1935, guaranteed retirement payments for enrolled workers beginning at age 65; set up federal-state system of unemployment insurance and care for dependent mothers and children, the handicapped, and public health Social Security Act
1935; established National Labor Relations Board; protected the rights of most workers in the private sector to organize labor unions, to engage in collective bargaining, and to take part in strikes, etc. Wagner Act
1935, series of laws passed by Congress in 1935 that banned arms sales or loans to countries at war Neutrality Act
1939, John Steinbeck's novel about a struggling farm family during the Great Depression. Gave a face to the violence and exploitation that migrant farm workers faced in America Grapes of Wrath
paying part of the cost and borrowing the rest from brokers Margin Buying
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed. Lead to the Panic of 1929 Black Tuesday
the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s Great Depression
Republican candidate who assumed the presidency in March 1929 promising the American people prosperity and attempted to first deal with the Depression by trying to restore public faith in the community. Herbert Hoover
the historic period (1933-1940) in the U.S. during which President Franklin Roosevelt's economic policies were implemented New Deal
Region of the Great Plains that experienced a drought in 1930 lasting for a decade, leaving many farmers without work or substantial wages. Dust Bowl
Groups of poor homes built from cardboard, scrap lumber and metal. These areas were built all over the US by the homeless. Hooverville
Direct government aid to Americans, like food or money. Relief
Farmers from the Dust Bowl who often tried to move to California to pick fruit. Most were unwelcome as there were no jobs for them. Okies
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