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5th SS Unit 4

Great Depression

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Famous Jazz musician of the 1930s Duke Ellington
President during the 1930s who was considered a failure because he couldn't fix the Great Depression Herbert Hooover
Famous African American athlete who won for gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin Jessie Owens
The President who promised the American people a "New Deal" during the Great Depression Franklin D. Roosevelt
The Georgia author who became famous for writing "Gone With the Wind" Margaret Mitchell
What was the purpose of soup kitchens during the 1930s? Soup kitchens provided meals for unemployed people during the Great Depression
Why did many families leave from Oklahoma and Texas during the 1930s? Drought forced many to leave.
What was the effect for investors after the Stock Market Crash of 1929? Stocks lost their value and they lost all their savings
Why were farmers who still managed to grow crops during the Great Depression still struggle to make money? there was a big decrease in the price farmers were able to charge for their goods because so many people were out of work.
What did farmers and their families do as a result of living in the Dust Bowl? They moved, or migrated, out of the Great Plains
The Stock Market crashed and the Great Depression began during what US President's term? Herbert Hoover
The federal government finally began to help the nation recover from the Great Depression by taking a more active role in the economy creating what? New Deal Programs
What were 3 purposes of the TVA? 1. Support farmers 2. generate low-cost electricity 3. promote economic growth
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