Vocabulary - "return to normalcy", Red Scare, flapper, Prohibition, speakeasies & bootleggers, Fundamentalism, Harlem Renaissance Warren G. Harding, Sacco and Vanzetti, Margaret Sanger, F. Scott Fitzgerald & Ernest Hemingway, Al Capone, Duke Ellington, Louie Armstrong, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Zora Neal Hurston
BOOM AND BUST: THE GREAT DEPRESSION
"...It was the worst of times." The economic bubble of the Roaring Twenties pops, causing millions to suffer financial ruin and unprecedented unemployment in the most desperate times in the history of the United States.
Vocabulary - laissez-faire economics, supply-side economics, Black Tuesday (Oct. 29, 1929), bank runs, Hawley-Smoot Tariff, The Great Depression, soup kitchens & bread lines, Bonus Army, Hooverville/flags/blankets, Dust Bowl Andrew Mellon, Herbert Hoover
ROOSEVELT AND THE NEW DEAL
To deal with the problems brought on by the Great Depression, newly elected President Roosevelt develops numerous programs, collectively known as the New Deal, to help stabilize the nation and begin the process of recovery.
Vocabulary - New Deal, CCC, TVA, AAA, SEC, FDIC, PWA, 21st Amendment, deficit spending, WPA, National Labor Relations Act, Social Security Act, Court Parking Plan, Fair Labor Standards Act Franklin D. Roosevelt, Huey Long, Frances Perkins
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