Key terms

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    great depression

  • great depression

    strated in 1929, was a peroid of severe poverty, many people lost life savings jobs and all hope
  • mexican reperation

    The Mexican Repatriation refers to a mass migration that took place between 1929 and 1939, when as many as 500,000 people of Mexican descent were forced or pressured to leave the US. The event, carried out by American authorities, took place without due process
  • franklin d roosevelt

    had three terms as president, played a huge role in the recovery from the great depression. created the new deal program

    The New Deal was 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.
  • Judicial interpretation of new deal

    the supreme court was debating if the new deal was unconstitional or not. and the court was being packed.
  • fdic

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is a United States government corporation operating as an independent agency created by the Glass–Steagall Act of 1933.
  • TVA

    he Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) 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
  • the three R's

    relief- gives intial repair
    recovery- helps recover from damage
    refom- changes to make sure it never happens again
    created by president fdr
  • SEC

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (frequently abbreviated SEC) is 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.
  • SSA

    In the United States, Social Security refers to the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance
  • dustbowl

    a period of a drought and sand storms, caused by bad irrigation and improper farming techniques.
  • unemployment rates

    1920 5.2 %
    1921 4.8
    1929 4.2
    1932 23.6
    1938 19.0
    1942 4.7%
    1950 5.3
    1975 7.7
    1990 5.6%
    2009 8.0
    2012 7.9
  • dorothea lange death

    Dorothea Lange was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration
  • medicare

    Medicare is 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
  • langston hughes death

    james Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form jazz poetry.