Great Depression Timeline

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    President during the dust bowl
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    Dorothea Lange

    An influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA
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    Langston Hughes

    American poet, social activist, and novelist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the new literary art form jazz poetry. Hughes is best known for his work during the Harlem Renaissance.
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    The Great Depression

    Worldwide economic depression preceeding WWII
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    the depression of mexican americans in the great depression

    Basically the mexicans were deported because there wasnt enough jobs ect.
  • Tenesee Valley Authority

    is a federally owned corporation in the United States created by congressional charter in May 1933 to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development in the Tennessee Valley, a region particularly affected by the Great Depression
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

    a United States government corporation operating as an independent agency 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
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    The New Deal

    Series of economic programs
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    Relief Recovery Reform

    a series of economic programs enacted in the United States between 1933 and 1936. They involved presidential executive orders or laws passed by Congress during the first term of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The programs were in response to the Great Depression, and focused on what historians call the "3 Rs": Relief, Recovery, and Reform. That is, Relief for the unemployed and poor; Recovery of the economy to normal levels; and Reform of the financial system to prevent a repeat depression.[1]
  • The Dust Bowl

    Dust storm that caused damages to society
  • Social Security

    an independent agency of the United States federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits.
  • Medicare

    a national social insurance program, administered by the U.S. federal government since 1965, that guarantees access to health insurance for Americans ages 65 and older and younger people with disabilities as well as people with end stage renal disease
  • Medicaid

    the United States health program for certain people and families with low incomes and resources.
  • Securities And Exchange Commision

    a federal agency[2] which holds primary responsibility for enforcing the federal securities laws and regulating the securities industry, the nation's stock and options exchanges, and other electronic securities markets in the United States.