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1

After WWII what was popular?

Planes

2

Before WWII?

Canal, trains, then cars

3

What happens in the early 1920s?

Economic Boom

4

How do people spend money?

Spent on Fun and Luxury

5

When was Prohibition and how did it effect crime?

1919 - 1933. Alcohol = illegal. Crime rose, those who sold it became rich.

6

What causes the Stock Market Crash?

Too many domestic and foreign loans.

7

What causes the Great Depression?

1929 Stock Market Crash

8

Who does the Great Depression affect?

The Entire World

9

What allows for the rise of Hitler, Mussolini, and Stalin/Lenin?

Great Depression causes problems in Europe, people were desperate for leaders.

10

What natural event harmed the American Farmers?

Dust Bowl

11

What does FDR do to keep American Spirit?

Fireside Chats

12

Name Alphabet Soup agencies!

TVA, PWA, WPA