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GREAT DEPRESSION TEST REVIEW
MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE FOLLOWING…. CCC – Civilian Conservation Corps Relief/Reform program for young men Planted trees Built bridges TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority Relief because it provided jobs Reform because the changes made life better Damns built on Tennessee River
MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE FOLLOWING… FDIC – Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Reform because it changed the banking industry Insured bank deposits PWA – Public Works Administration Recovery because it built ports and schools, boosted industry and kept workers on the job.
SIX CAUSES OF THE DEPRESSION 1. The Stock Market crash 2. Farmers in trouble 3. Overproduction/consumers buying less 4. Uneven distribution of wealth 5. Banks made unwise loans 6. Economy slowed leading to an International Depression
WHAT WAS THE DATE OF THE STOCK MARKET CRASH? TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1929
3 GOALS OF THE NEW DEAL 1. Relief 2. Recovery 3. Reform
Know ALL Depression Vocabulary!!!!
STUDY GUIDE REVIEW What was the Bonus Army March? WWI veterans demanded the money they were promised at the end of the war. The government didn’t have the money The President called in troops to remove Bonus Army, force the to leave Washington DC Several people were killed. Veterans did not receive their bonus
STUDY GUIDE REVIEW Where did the Dust Bowl occur? Great Plains What were reasons for the Dust Bowl? Over plowing/planting Drought High winds What effects did the Dust Bowl have on farmers? Many farmers moved to California and Florida and/or became migrant workers
STUDY GUIDE REVIEW FDR and the Supreme Court: 1. Some of the Supreme Court Justices thought many of the New Deal Programs were unconstitutional 2. FDR wanted to increase the number of justices from 9 to 15 to have more influence on the Court. 3. Was this fair? No 4. Did the new justices, that FDR wanted on the Supreme Court, support or oppose the New Deal? Support it. 5. Did Roosevelt get to appoint new justices? No.
STUDY GUIDE REVIEW Roosevelt held informal radio talks given weekly from the White House called fireside chats.
STUDY GUIDE REVIEW Who were migrant workers? They were farmers that moved to California and Florida. They moved from place to place to harvest fruits and vegetables. Who was Dorothea Lange? She was a photographer during the Depression who took pictures of the homeless and helpless.
STUDY GUIDE REVIEW What was the Social Security Act? The Social Security Act (SSA) set up a system of pensions for the elderly, unemployed, and people with disabilities. What were the “Hundred Days”? The “Hundred Days” was a special session of Congress that Roosevelt called to launch his New Deal Programs. Who was Frances Perkins? She was the first woman EVER to be appointed to a presidential cabinet (appointed by FDR).
DID FDR’S NEW DEAL END THE DEPRESSION? NO!!!!
EXIT SLIP Write me 1-2 sentences on the most valuable thing you’ve learned about the Great Depression. Due at the end of class!