Flashcards in The Great Depression Movies Deck (63):
Who was a living symbol of power and prosperity?
How much did a person earn a day at Fords?
Were there a lot of immigrants in the Ford factory?
What city was the heart of industrial America?
What was the most widely used vehicle in human history?
What religious group did Ford's newspaper, Dearborn Independent, attack?
What person in Munich had a picture of Ford?
Could you talk or whistle while working the assembly line?
What new card did Ford introduce?
In the 1920s, were people living beyond their means?
In what year did the stock exchange experience its worst loss?
What was there a flood of in the 1930s?
Did the govt have programs for the unemployed?
Was there social security for the aged?
Who was president at the start of the Great Depression?
What political party marched for food, relief, shelter, and jobs?
What did Hoover say was just around the corner? In every pot?
How much did Ford make in 1930?
What was the unemployment rate in Toledo?
How many employees lost their job when the factory closed?
What did people call the shantytowns that sprung up?
In Detroit, how many evictions were there a day?
What did a doctor say killed one person in Detroit every 7 hours?
Where did Hoover put money to stimulate jobs?
People at the top and Reconstruction Finance Corp
Did Hoover give any direct money to the unemployed?
Where did people march to on March 7, 1932?
Rouge Ford Factory
How many people were shot? Where were most of them shot? How many died?
26In the back4
What was Ford's home fortified with?
From what war were the Veterans that would shake the nation?
What did Veterans want now?
What army was going to Washington DC?
Did the veterans plan on staying until they got what they wanted?
Who ordered tanks closer to the camps?
What did Hoover give to camps?
blankets and medicinal supplies
Who was in charge of the camps?
How many were in the camps?
What did Hoover want the budget to be?
Did the House pass the Bonus Bill? Did it pass the Senate?
If there were a revolution in America, what would the sides be?
Rich vs Poor
How large did the Hooverville on the Anacostia River grow to?
How did members of Congress leave after the legislation session was over?
through underground tunnels
Did the veterans resist when the police began evicting them?
What was called once the police could not evict everyone?
Who commanded the US Army? Who assisted?
MacArthurEisenhower and Patton
What did the soldiers do to the shacks?
set them on fire
Did General MacArthur ignore the Presidential order to not cross the bridge?
Did Hoover take responsibility for the army's actions?
What is Hoover synonymous with?
What number president was Hoover? Political Party? From when?
Hoover was the first president born west of the
What game did the govt workers play in the morning for not only exercise but to talk to one another
What did Hoover say was wrong with capitalism?
Was Hoover a workaholic?
Was Hoover charismatic?
Did Hoover believe in direct govt relief?
What did Hoover believe would fix the depression?
What was a Hoover hotel?
What was a Hooverville?
collection of cardboard shacks
What was a Hoover flag?
empty pocket turned inside out
What was everywhere Hoover campaigned?
specter of hunger
What was the name of the marchers who came to Washington DC?
What did Roosevelt offer?
sense of hope