Jason alonzo great depresion timeline

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    Great depression

  • Unemployment rates for the years 1920, 1921, 1929, 1932,1938, 1942, 1950, 1975, 1990, 2009, Today

    Unemployment rates for the years 1920, 1921, 1929, 1932,1938, 1942, 1950, 1975, 1990, 2009, Today
  • Entitlement Programs and Solvency

    Entitlement Programs and Solvency
    solvency is a term given to a government that has lost all of its money or basically went broke. this term was given to many governments ideas during the great depression. it is not common very much now because if so, the public would scared of yet aanouther depression.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    a severe worldwide economic depression in the decade preceding World War II. started in 1930 and lasted until the late 1930s or middle 1940s. this was a time that people could not trust banks or evan the government in that fact. many starved and died from maul nutrition. commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline. this is the worst thing that happend to the economy in the history of the united states.
  • Langston hughes

    Langston hughes
    American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. one of the inovaters of the new music jazz and its poetry. wrote "the negro was in vogue".
  • Dorothea lange

    Dorothea lange
    influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. her pictures humanized the consequences of the Great Depression and influenced the development of documentary photography. she was born as a german immagrant. 27 of her pictures were used in a famous exibit like they should have been.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945) was also called FDR, was the 32th president of the united states. he was the savior of the great depression time and was hero to many. he was a Democrat and the only American president elected to more than two terms. in his first 100 days of being president, Roosevelt spearheaded major legislation and issued a profusion of executive orders that instituted the New Deal. these deals are what help the pain of the great depression
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
    a United States government corporation operating as an independent agency created by the Glass–Steagall Act of 1933. guarantees the safety of deposits in member banks, up to $250,000 per depositor per bank as of January 2012. it was a way of the government convincing that banks were still good to use. the public uses banks to this day because of FDIC.
  • Relief, Recovery, Reform

    Relief, Recovery, Reform
    these were FDR three main topics when he became president. relief was first for stoping the economy of going down any more. recovery was to start building it back up. the new deals so to say, like making jobs. recover was to prevent it from happening again. this slogan was FDR's catch frase so to say during the great Depression.
  • The new deal

    The new deal
    series of economic programs enacted in the United States between 1933 and 1936. these were to be known as of what saved the economy during the great depression. They involved presidential executive orders or laws passed by Congress during the first term of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. focused on what historians call the "3 Rs": Relief, Recovery, and Reform.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

    Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
    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. TVA's service area covers most of Tennessee, portions of Alabama, Mississippi, and Kentucky, and small slices of Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia.
  • Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

    Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
    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. this was created to regulate the stock market and to hope that the great depretion will never again.
  • The Dust Bowl

    The Dust Bowl
    a period of severe dust storms causing major ecological and agricultural damage to American and Canadian prairie lands in the 1930s, particularly in 1934 and 1936. this storm made many people love away from there homes a adapt to new farming technics so that it doesnt happen again.
  • Mexican Repatriation

    Mexican Repatriation
    a mass migration that took place between 1929 and 1939. there was 500,000 people of Mexican descent that were forced or pressured to leave the US. this led to outrage all over the united states. this targeted Mexicans because of "the proximity of the Mexican border. this showed how bad the u.s. looked back in its days.
  • Social Security & Social Security Administration (SSA)

    Social Security & Social Security Administration (SSA)
    this was created to help the unemployed and the diabled. everyone gets social security when they get old a retired. mainly at the age of 65. SSA s an independent agency of the United States federal government that administers Social Security. this agency's only job is to distribute social security.
  • Medicare & Medicaid

    Medicare & Medicaid
    Medicaid and Medicare are two governmental programs that provide medical and health-related services to specific groups of people in the United States. Medicare is a social insurance program that serves more than 44 million enrollees. Medicaid is a social welfare (or social protection) program that serves about 40 million people.
  • Judicial Interpretation during the New Deal

    Judicial Interpretation during the New Deal
    the new deal was something that saved the economy during the great depression. some thought it was just the government getting in the economy and becoming more controlling. they called it court packing and the suprime court finally got in volved and stoped it.