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From Prosperity to Crisis


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Red Scare
describe the panic of communism coming to US; many communist were arrested; there were 70000 members in
prohibition
more crime and underground bushiness
Clarence Darrow
Defended John Scopes during the Scopes Trial. He argued that evolution should be taught in schools.
William Jennings Bryan
United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)
Henry Ford
Assembly Line
Charles Lindbergh
United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
Stock Market Crash
Another leading component to the start of the Great Depression. The stock became very popular in the 1920's, then in 1929 in took a steep downturn and many lost their money and hope they…
Great Depression
The economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President - He implemented the New Deal programs to help the nation out of the Great Depression, and he was the nation's leader during most of WWII
New Deal
A government program that created large amounts of jobs aimed at ending the Great Depression.
Social Security
Any government system that provides monetary assistance to people with an adequate or no income
rationing
Restricting the amount of food and goods people may buy.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
insured bank accounts due to loss of faith in banks during depression
Pearl Harbor
military base settled by US in Hawaii
D-Day Invasion
invasion led Dwight D. Eisenhower, started in Normandy, on june 6th 1944, was a success, turing point of WWII, first time allied forces successfully set foot in europe
Holocaust
the mass slaughter of European Jews in Nazi camps during WWII
Battle of Midway
U.S. naval victory over the Japanese fleet in June 1942, in which the Japanese lost four of their best aircraft carriers. It marked a turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II.
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