Model T

  • Model T

    Model T
    Model T was made by henry ford in 1908. it was the first widely available automobile powered by a gasoline engine; mass-produced by Henry Ford. its significance to thwe great depression was that it destroyed jobs, wealth and people’s confidence in the economy.
  • prohibition/18th amendment

    prohibition/18th amendment
    prohibited the manufacture, sale, transport, import, or export of alcoholic beverages.its significance was that it organized crime during the depression.
  • Warren G Harding Elected

    Warren G Harding Elected
    Warren G. Harding was able to win the 1920 presidential election by assuring Americans that he would return the country to "normalcy". its significance was that he promised all those people jobs, etc. and lied.
  • Tea Pot Dome Scandal

    Tea Pot Dome Scandal
    The Teapot Dome is to Harry F. Sinclair, an oil operator. He had received bribes or no interest loans from those two which brought indictments for conspiracy and accepting bribes for Fall. He was convicted of accepting bribes and sentenced to one year in prison and fined $100,000. its significance to the great depression was that it was a sign of corruption in government
  • Calvin Coolidge becomes president

    Calvin Coolidge becomes president
    Calvin became president when president harding died unexpectedly. He did not contribute to the great depression.
  • Dawes plan

    Dawes plan
    The Dawes Plan was an attempt following World War I for the Triple Entente to collect war reparations debt from Germany. its signicacne to the depression was that he tried to stop it by creating trades and obviously plans and trying to get money for the country
  • Bonus Army March

    Bonus Army March
    it was when 15,000-20000 vets decided they needed their bonuses and marched on Washington in hopes of pressuring Congress to meet their demand. its significance was that alot of people to fight because of the results of the march and alot of people died.
  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby
    a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald.Came to be regarded as one of the most elegant, efficient, and profound pieces of fiction ever written in the United States. its significance was that it talks and answered depression questions.
  • Herbert Hoover Elected

    Herbert Hoover Elected
    Herbert Hoover was elected by an overwhelming majority. his significance to the depression was that he was the president at the time.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    Black Tuesday was when the price of stocks completely collapsed. It was because of this day that the Roaring Twenties came down really quickly. Its significance to the great depression was that it was basically the cause that started it.
  • Smoot-Hawley tariff

    Smoot-Hawley tariff
    raised import duties by as much as 50. its significacne was that it adding considerable strain to the climate of the Great Depression.
  • Reconstruction Finance Corporation

    Reconstruction Finance Corporation
    provided loans to railroads, banks, and businesses. its significacne was that it was created to try to counter the early effects of the Great Depression.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Elected

    Franklin D. Roosevelt Elected
    became president in 1932. also was elected four times. his significacne was that he was leading the people during the Great Depression.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority

    Tennessee Valley Authority
    was a US government agency set up to develop and exploit the tremendous electrical power generating potential of the Tennessee Valley watershed. its significance was that it was a successful project during the Great Depression.
  • Agriculture Adjustment Act

    Agriculture Adjustment Act
    New Deal program to restore U.S. agricultural prosperity during the Great Depression.its significance was that it tried to restore agricultural prosperity during the Great Depression.
  • Civillian Construction Crops

    Civillian Construction Crops
    provides transportation construction and civil engineering services for major bridge, highway and rail projects. its significance was that It redistributed food, clothing, and housing during the Great Depression.
  • National Industrial Recovery Act

    National Industrial Recovery Act
    was an American statute which authorized the President of the United States to regulate industry and permit cartels and monopolies in an attempt to stimulate economic recovery, and established a national public works program. its significacne was that it tried to end the Great Depression.
  • Public Works Administration

    Public Works Administration
    was established as part of the New Deal to reduce unemployment through the construction of highways and public building. its significance was that it tried to build schools, city halls, courthouses, etc.,thus trying to reduce depression.
  • Security and Exchange Commission

    Security and Exchange Commission
    was designed to increase the information available to investors and to prevent unfair practices in U.S. stock exchanges. its significance was that it lost a great deal of money during the Great Depression.
  • Social Security Act

    Social Security Act
    established a national old-age pension system in the U.S. Dissatisfied with the government response to the Great Depression. its significance was that it tried to help better the depression by making social security.
  • Works Progress Administration

    Works Progress Administration
    built or improved more than 2,500 hospitals, 6,000 school buildings, and nearly 13,000 playgrounds in the eight years it was operative. its significance was that it also tried to reduce depression by helping kids and parent, also adults and children overall to get better jobs, go to better schools, etc.
  • Wagner Act

    Wagner Act
    protected workers' rights to form unions and to bargain collectively. its significance was that it protected workers and their rights to bargain, etc. in the depression
  • Fair labor standards Act

    Fair labor standards Act
    It establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments.its significance was that It incresed the miminum wage and lowered the number of hours you could work without a breack meaning people where paid more so could spend more i.e the ecomny is revieved
  • The Grapes of Wrath

    The Grapes of Wrath
    a stage adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel by Frank Galati. its significance was that it led to such dramatic changes in the involvement of the government in the lives of individual citizens as the institutions of welfare, unemployment compensation and social security.