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great depresssion
was a world wide economic depression during world war 2, it started about 1929 and ended in the 1930's
black Tuesday
the most devastating stock market crash, this singled out the beginning of a 12 year depression.
Dust Bowl
a period of severe dust storms causing major agricultural damage to American lands
Gross national product
the market value of all products and services produced in one year by labor and property which supplies the residents of a country.
Herbert Hoover
31st president of the US,was a professional mining engineer and author.
Franklin D Roosevelt
the 32nd President of the US and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century
20th Amendment
established the beginning and ending of the terms of the elected federal offices.
New Deal
a series of economic programs implemented in the United States between 1933 and 1936.
Frances Perkins
the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet.
Fireside Chats
a series of thirty evening radio speeches given by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt .
FDIC
a US government corporation created by the Glass–Steagall Act of 1933. It provides deposit insurance, which guarantees the safety of deposits in member banks, up to $250,000 per depositor per bank.
Public Works Administration
was part of the New Deal, or 100 hundred days plan agency in the United States headed by Harold L. Ickes
Civilian Conservation Corps
a public work relief program in the US for unemployed, unmarried men, ages 17–25.
Schechter v. U.S
a decision by the Supreme Court of the US that invalidated regulations of the poultry industry according to the nondelegation doctrine and as an invalid use of Congress' power .
Securities Exchange Commission
a federal agency which holds primary responsibility for enforcing the federal securities laws and regulating the securities industry in the US.
Second New Deal
called for three major goals, improved use of national resources, security against old age, unemployment and illness, and slum clearance, also a national welfare program to replace state relief efforts