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Flashcards in 7.5 Economic Crisis Deck (9):
1

Who made up the bonus army?

Angry World War 1 veterans who wanted money

2

Tariff signed by Hoover in an act against Europe, fueled global spread of depression

Hawley-Smoot Tariff

3

Title of 1939 book by John Steinbeck

Grapes of Wrath

4

Called by Hoover to ease debts and war reparation, ended up straining foreign relations

Debt moratorium

5

Nickname for the day the stock market crashed

Black Tuesday

6

Nickname for shantytowns inhabited by jobless and homeless Americans

Hoovervilles

7

Most famous public works project by Hoover

Hoover Dam

8

Pop culture icon created during depression

Superman

9

Exact date of the stock market crash

October 29, 1929