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Popularity of credit during 1920s?
Changing ideas/behavior of women during the 1920s?
Economy of 1920s—Slow? Recession? Booming?
Booming- the roaring 20’s
Causes of Great Depression?
The stock market crash was not the cause of GD
Dates of Great Depression?
1929 through 1940’s
Hoover’s view of the individual?
No gov’t handouts and believed in the self made man
Role of unevenly distributed income and the Great Depression?
Yes it played a role
FDR’s attempted to end the Great Depression by doing what?
Pumping money into economy and providing jobs for the unemployed
Percentage of unemployed Americans at the height of the Great Depression?
Did everyone suffer during the Depression?
Farmers from mid-west that traveled to California
Slum area for unemployed
2 year drought in Midwest
Which country most deeply felt the effects of the Great Depression?
Which country had social programs already in place?
Which country had a lack of labor and was therefore initially slow in feeling the full force of the Great Depression?
France because they had more jobs than workers
Name of FDR’s domestic policy?
Periodical radio broadcasts of FDR
Social Security Act?
Deals with more than retirement
Civilian conservation corps- workers of forest and soil worked on camps mainly in national parks
Tenn valley authority- 1st dam in muscle Sholes al
Effect of Great Depression on African-Americans at beginning of Great Depression? End of Great Depression?
Little in beginning but got progressively worse to bad
Great Depression and dangerous, expensive public works projects?
Decreased wages and needed workers so yes
Role of WWII and the end of the Great Depression?
World war 2 got us out of great depression
FDR and social programs and their legacy today?
Change role of government and they are still evident today
peaceful and democratic- state ownership and fundamental means
owned by people as a whole, “theoretically” revolution
private- prices and market
dates of WW2
June 6, 1944-
December 7, 1941-
Attack on pearl harbor
D-day was AKA-
invasion of Europe, invasion of Normandy
Code name of D-Day-
After what event did Germany and the Soviet Union go to war?
After Germany invaded Soviet Union
Surrender between U.S. and Japan occurred aboard the?
“Island Hopping” as a strategy?
How US defeated Japan (amphibious landings)
Significance of Poland as a cause of WWII?
France and Great Britain once Germany invaded
Vichy France vs. Occupied France?
Vichy- Part of France, no German troops there, occupied had German troops there
demanded the unconditional surrender of axis powers
1st meeting of big 3, and set date of operation overlord
set final plans of defeat of Germany, plan for post war Europe
unconditional surrender of Japan, Truman alluded to having the atomic bomb, and administration of post war Germany
Manhattan project- dropped on Hiroshima
holocaust (killing of Jews)
FDR to supply Great Britain and still remain neutral
us code breaking team
Japanese version of enigma