USII – 6a. Technology extended progress into all areas of American life, including neglected rural areas. Improved Transportation (The Automobile) Led to:. Greater __________: Mobility. Creation of _______: Jobs Henry Fords assembly line.
Growth of transportation - related industries (road construction, oil, steel, automobile)
F. Scott FitzgeraldLiterature
SPECULATION-putting money in a high risk investment with the hope of making a profitCauses of the Great Depression
FEDERAL RESERVE– the central banking system of the U.S.
TARIFF - is a tax imposed on goods when they are moved across a political boundary
1/4th or 25%
Lived in Hoovervilleswhich were cardboard or wooden shacks
_____________was a program in the New Deal that still exists and gives money to the elderly/retired, unemployed, and disabled
Federal _________ programs, such as the CCC, which gave unmarried men jobs
___________________ improvement programs, such as the TVA, which built 49 dams in 7 states to produce hydroelectric power.
Farm assistance programs, such as the AAA, which paid farmers to produce less.
● These fascist dictators led the countries that became known as the _______ Powers
The Soviet Union also invaded Poland and the Baltic NationsEurope
Labor unions ________and became more powerful; workers gained new benefits and higher salaries.