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Great DepressionWWII

Georgia and the Great Depression and World War II

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What is another name for October 29, 1929? Black Tuesday
What term was used for someone who borrowed money to buy stocks? Speculator
What Georgia crop saw a rapid decline in the 1915-1930? cotton
What is another name for October 29, 1929? Black Tuesday
What term was used for someone who borrowed money to buy stocks? Speculator
What Georgia crop saw a rapid decline in the 1915-1930? cotton
What was the nickname for the decade of the 1920's? Roaring 20's
Three reasons why cotton failed as a crop during this time Boll weevil, Drought, End of WWI and the demand for cotton
What campaign promise did FDR make to the people of America to get elected? A New Deal
What was the nickname for the decade of the 1920's? Roaring 20's
Three reasons why cotton failed as a crop during this time Boll weevil, Drought, End of WWI and the demand for cotton
What campaign promise did FDR make to the people of America to get elected? A New Deal
Which new deal program helped to keep the price down on farming products? Agriculture Adjustment Administration AAA
Which new deal program helped young single men by putting them to work in camps, paying them and their familes, and taught them skills Civilian Conservation Corps CCC
Which new deal program brought electricity to rural areas? Rural Electrification Administration REA
Which new deal program still exists in about the same form as it was originally planned? Social Security Act SSA
The Tennessee Valley Authority, TVA,created three lakes in North Georgia what are they? Blue Ridge Lake, Nottely Lake, and Lake Chatuge
Which New Deal Commission was set up to oversee the buying and selling of stocks? Securities and Exchange Commission SEC
Which GA Governor supported Roosevelt at first, but then saw him as a threat to GA way of life? Eugene Talmadge
What type of government believes government should own all major services and means of production? Socialist
Governor Talmadge openly called this president a socialist. FDR
Georgia town where FDR came for polio treatment. Warm Springs, GA
Stock market role in creating the Great Depression Stock Speculation
Agriculture role in creating in the Great Depression 60,000+ farms closed due to drought, boll weevil and low demand for cotton
Government role in creating the Great Depression Federal Reserve printed too much money
What happens when too much money is printed? The value of the dollar goes down.
What effectively ended the Great Depression? World War II
What was the average Americans role in creating the Great Depression? They charged many items on Credit
What was industry and business' role in creating the Great Depression? Workers were fired because there was too much surplus and no one to buy it
What event brought the US into WWII? The bombing of Pearl Harbor
When was Pearl Harbor bombed? The morning of December 7, 1941
What did FDR call Dec 7? A date that will live in infamy
Where were women called who cut their hair short, and wore shorter skirts? Flappers
What is the word that means a nation's policy of extending its boundaries? Expansionism
Which GA Governor ran on a platform of helping the farmers, reducing property taxes, and cutting state spending? E. Talmadge
Because of Talmadge's decision to bar African Americans from UGA, the college lost accreditation, what was this called? Cocking Affair
What did Clarence Birdseye invent? Frozen foods
Which economic policy keeps government from interfering with business and industry? Laissez-faire
Eugene Talmadge stated that the people of Georgia only had three friends, the friends were God, Sears Roebuck, and who? Eugene Talmadge
Which radio station first aired in GA during the 1920's? WSB
What did WSB broadcast during this time? Farm reports, kids shows, baseball games
What do the call letters W. S. B. stand for? Welcome South Brother
Farm reports, kids shows, baseball games
What did WSB broadcast during this time? And no Neal Boortz was not around then.
What do the call letters W. S. B. stand for?
Created by: geohist