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24th president mckinley
25th president roosevelt
26th president taft
27th president wilson
28th president harding
29th president coolidge
30th president hoover
31st president fdr
dates for the great depression October 29, 1929 – 1939
what was the cause of the great It began after the stock market crash of October 1929, which sent Wall Street into a panic and wiped out millions of investors
what is the dust bowl a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the American and Canadian prairies during the 1930s
what is the bonus army The Bonus Army was a group of 43,000 demonstrators – made up of 17,000 U.S. World War I veterans, together with their families and affiliated groups
causes of the great depression Declining business activities. Falling prices. Rising unemployment. Increasing inventories. Public fear. Panic
why did the bank have issues with the great depression was a wave of banking panics or “bank runs,” during which large numbers of anxious people withdrew their deposits in cash, forcing banks to liquidate loans and often leading to bank failure
what is the new deal a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms, and regulations enacted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the United States between 1933 and 1936
what was the bessemer process the first inexpensive industrial process for the mass production of steel from molten pig iron before the development of the open hearth furnace.
what is prohibition he action of forbidding something, especially by law.
what was plessy v ferguson a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court that upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities as long as the segregated facilities were equal in quality – a doctrine that came to be known as "separate but equal"
what is isolationism a policy of remaining apart from the affairs or interests of other groups, especially the political affairs of other countries.
what is scopes monkey trial was an American legal case in July 1925 in which a substitute high school teacher, John T. Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which had made it unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school
what is the red scare the promotion of a widespread fear of a potential rise of communism or anarchism by a society or state.
what is suffrage the right to vote in political elections.
what is imperialism a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.
what is the spanish american war an armed conflict between Spain and the United States in 1898.
what was the jim crow law were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States
what is monopolies the exclusive possession or control of the supply of or trade in a commodity or service.
what is trusts firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.
what is the yellow journalism journalism that is based upon sensationalism and crude exaggeration.
what is the dollar diplomacy the use of a country's financial power to extend its international influence.
what is the moral diplomacy a form of diplomacy proposed by US President Woodrow Wilson in his 1912 election.
what is the big stick diplomacy President Theodore Roosevelt’s foreign policy: "speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far."
who was thomas edison was an American inventor and businessman who has been described as America's greatest inventor.
who was the wright brothers two American aviation pioneers generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane.
who was carnegie an American industrialist who amassed a fortune in the steel industry then became a major philanthropist.
who was jp morgan financed railroads and helped organize U.S. Steel, General Electric and other major corporations
who was rockefeller He built his first oil refinery near Cleveland and in 1870 incorporated the Standard Oil Company.
who was vanderbilt an American business magnate who built his wealth in railroads and shipping.
who was elizabeth cady stanton an American suffragist, social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement
who was boss tweed an American politician most notable for being the "boss" of Tammany Hall, the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in the politics of 19th century New York City and State.
what was the lusitania British ocean liner, the sinking of which by a German U-boat on May 7, 1915, contributed indirectly to the entry of the United States into World War I.
what was trench warfare a type of land warfare using occupied fighting lines largely comprising military trenches
what was the selective service act authorized the United States federal government to raise a national army for service in World War I through conscription.
what was the treaty of versailles was the most important of the peace treaties that brought World War I to an end.
what was armistice day commemorated every year on 11 November to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany at Compiègne, France at 5:45 am
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