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.
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F. Scott FitzgeraldLiterature
A novelist who portrayed the strength of poor migrant workers during the 1930’s-
Composers who wrote uniquely American music – workers during the 1930’s-
Painter workers during the 1930’s-who chronicled the experiences of the Great Migration North through art –
Poet who combined the experiences of African and American cultural roots –
Famous jazz composers cultural roots –
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 profitCauses of the Great Depression
The could not repay when stock prices crashed. ___________failed to protect the banking system
FEDERAL RESERVE– the central banking system of the U.S.
High _______ strangled international trade could not repay when stock prices crashed.
TARIFF - is a tax imposed on goods when they are moved across a political boundary
A large number of banks and ___________ could not repay when stock prices crashed.failed
BusinessesImpact on Americans
________ could not repay when stock prices crashed.of workers were unemployed
1/4th or 25%
Large numbers of people were hungry and___________ could not repay when stock prices crashed.
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. farmers to produce less.
The Soviet Union also invaded Poland and the Baltic NationsEurope