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17 Cards in this Set

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Norman thomas
Socialist party leader and candidate for president in the 1920 and 1930's, won 2 percent of vote in 1932
Empire state building
big building
dow jones industiral average
average of the prices of the stock of leading industes the health of the sock market
Reconstruction Finance Corporation
Government coproation set uip by president herbert hoover in 1932 that gave government loans to banks
undertaking risk on stocks or real estate for the chance of making a profit
Father Diving
Black man who opened a soup kitchen to feed the homeless
Bolder Dam
a dam
21st amendment
Prohibition is repealed
Hawley-smoot tariff
Import tax levied in 1930, the hihgest in the us history; produced the opposite of its inteded effect when internation trade slowed
something pledge a security for a loan that can be claimed by the lender if the loan in not repaid
Scotteboro Boys
Nince african american youthes accused and unfairly tried to convicted or raping twho white woman in alabama in 1932, gained national support and recieved new trials by order of the supremem court
Welfare capitalism
industrial policy of meeting worker's needs with increase pay and befefits for the purose of perventing laborunion organization.
home made out of boxes that are outside of factories. poeple lives in these boxers if they lost there house due to the depression
real wages
value of cinsome adjusted to account int imes of scarcity
installment buying
starting off at paying 10% for an item and puying the rest in installments
buying on margin
buying stocks for only 10% of thier value and borrowing the rest.
Herbert hoover
21rst president blaimed for stock market crash