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Made the sale of alcohol illegal in the US - Began Prohibition

18th Amendment

2

Gave women the right to vote

19th Amendment

3

Made the sale of alcohol legal in the us - Repealed Prohibition

21st Amendment

4

New Deal program that paid some farmers NOT to farm in order to drive down supply

AAA

5

Henry Ford's creation that greatly increased the speed of mass production

Assembly Line

6

FDR's plan to keep people from withdrawing all their funds from banks

Bank Holiday

7

When large groups of people withdrew ALL of their savings from banks

Bank Runs

8

Film that glorified the KKK and encouraged many in the 1920's to join it

Birth of a Nation

9

Group of black advisors to FDR on issues relating to black Americans

Black Cabinet

10

October 29, 1929 - The day the stock market crashed

Black Tuesday

11

Group of WWI veterans who marched to Washington DC to ask for their military bonuses at the beginning of the Great Depression

Bonus Army

12

Too much borrowing on credit, gap between rich and poor, deregulation of businesses

Causes of the Depression

13

Group who felt that the New Deal was bad because it plunged the US into huge debt

Conservatives

14

FDR's plan to add 6 judges to the Supreme Court who would support his policies

Court Packing

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Term for the environmental disaster in the Great Plains during the 1930's when the topsoil blew away

Dust Bowl

16

Government organization that insures bank accounts so that people will get money even if the bank closes

FDIC

17

Agency in control of interest rates

Federal Reserve

18

FDR's speeches to the American public during the Great Depression to build confidence and tell them what they should do

Fireside Chats

19

Young women in the 1920's who ignored social norms regarding alcohol, dancing, and sex

Flappers

20

Religious movement beginning in the 1920's that taught a literal interpretation of the Bible & encouraged a conservative lifestyle

Fundamentalism

21

Rebirth of black culture in the US - Many AA's began writing poetry, music, etc. to share the black experience in America

Harlem Renaissance

22

Republican president at the beginning of the Great Depression who only asked businesses to continue paying workers their full wages


Hoover


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Name given to makeshift living quarters set up outside of major cities during the Depression

Hoovervilles

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These were set up to prevent to many foreigners from coming to the US in the 20's

Immigration Quotas

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This action by the Federal Reserve encourages people to borrow money and speeds up the economy

Lowering Interest Rates

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This action by the Federal Reserve discourages people from borrowing money and slows down the economy

Raising Interest Rates

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In the 1920's, this organization stood for "100% Americanism" and fought against foreigners, Catholics, and Communists in addition to black Americans.

KKK - 20's

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This group of people criticized the New Deal for not doing enough to help the elderly, children, and disabled people

Liberals

29

Borrowing money from stock you own but have not yet sold - this practice led to the Stock Market Crash

Margin

30

Eleanor Roosevelt helped this black singer give a concert at the Lincoln Memorial after another group cancelled a concert when they realized she was black

Marian Anderson

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FDR's plan to relieve suffering, restore the economy, and reform business practices during the Great Depression

New Deal

32

Farmers who moved to the west from the Great Plains during the Dust Bowl

Okies

33

Period in the 1920's when the Attorney General rounded up 4000 people he suspected of being Communists

Palmer Raids

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Period of time in the 1920's & 30's when the sale of alcohol was illegal in the US

Prohibition

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Period of time when Americans were afraid the country was being overrun with Communists

Red Scare

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During the 1920's, this group passed laws to deregulate businesses and give them as much freedom as possible

Republicans

37

Trial over the teaching of evolution in public schools in Tennessee

Scopes Trial

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FDR's program to help the retired, disabled, and those who lost parents financially

Social Security

39

The right to vote

Suffrage

40

In the 1930's, the US passed one of these to try to encourage Americans to buy goods from the US - Other countries passed these too & trade virtually stopped

Tariffs in the 1930's

41

New Deal Program that hired workers to build dams and electric lines in the Southeast

TVA

42

FDR worked to legalize this - It is the term used when a group of laborers appoints one person to negotiate with a representative from management

Collective Bargaining

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Fear of outsiders

Xenophobia

44

When the government spends more money than it takes in

Defecit

45

The music most associated with the Harlem Renaissance

Jazz