Flashcards in 808 Q2 Deck (21)
What law increased the tariffs on imported goods?
Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act
Clusters of shacks built by homeless people were called
Built or improved roads, schools, and hospitals
What law repealed prohibition?
The Twenty-first Amendment
Raised wages, set production limits, and established prices
The area in Oklahoma where wind stripped off the topsoil and buried buildings and livestock
The Dust Bowl
helped the unemployed, elderly, and disabled persons
The day the stock market fell was called
What did the most to end the Great Depression?
The buildup toward another war
Improved rural areas with electricity and phone lines
Blacks gained more rights under what plan?
The New Deal
worked with farmers to raise the price of produce
Insured bank deposits
Oklahoma farmers who moved west to escape their ravaged state were called what?
Gave young men work in environmental projects
What law lessened the time between a President's election and inauguration?
What law set money aside to be used for public works?
Emergency Relief and Reconstruction Act
Three points included in Roosevelt's New Deal
to give relief to poor; to help the economy recover; to reform bad business practices
What about Roosevelt inspired Americans?
His confidence in spite of physical problems
What were the causes of the Great Depression?
Overproduction forced factories to dismiss employees; stock market crashed; common people became poorer as businessmen became richer; people borrowed too much money