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.
Artist known for urban scenes and later, paintings of the Southwest –
Novelist who wrote about the Jazz age of the 1920’s-
F. Scott Fitzgerald
A novelist who portrayed the strength of poor migrant workers during the 1930’s-
Composers who wrote uniquely American music –
Painterwho chronicled the experiences of the Great Migration North through art –
Poet who combined the experiences of African and American cultural roots –
Famous jazz composers
Blues singer –
People _________on stocks, using borrowed money that they could not repay when stock prices crashed.
SPECULATION-putting money in a high risk investment with the hope of making a profit
The ___________failed to protect the banking system
FEDERAL RESERVE– the central banking system of the U.S.
High _______ strangled international trade
TARIFF - is a tax imposed on goods when they are moved across a political boundary
A large number of banks and ___________failed
________of workers were unemployed
1/4th or 25%
Large numbers of people were hungry and___________
Lived in Hoovervilleswhich were cardboard or wooden shacks
Farmers incomes fell to low levels because they were growing to much which drove prices down.
● These fascist dictators led the countries that became known as the _______ Powers
Germany invaded __________ setting of war in Europe.
The Soviet Union also invaded Poland and the Baltic Nations