Weeks Nine and Ten Assignments
____________________________-________________________ industries fueled muchof the economic boom from 1922 to 1929.
By the mid 1930s, every city and most small towns had movie theaters, and_____________ became the nation’s chief form of mass entertainment.
____________________ _________________________ was the first president toaddress the nation by radio.
In November 1930, the _________________________ gained their first national victorysince 1916, winning a majority in the House and enough gains in the Senate to control itin coalition with western agrarians.
One of the problems that compounded the economic woes of the U.S. in 1931 was thatEuropean nations began to abandon the gold standard because of a shortage of __________________ ___________________.
In 1932, Congress set up the ________________________ ______________________ ___________________________ with $500 million (and authority to borrow $2 billionmore) for emergency loans to banks, life-insurance companies, building-and-loansocieties, farm-mortgage associations, and railroads.
Franklin D. Roosevelt and his advisers believed that the mistakes of the 1920s showedthat the only way to operate an integrated economy at capacity and in the public interestwas through efficient federal regulation and central planning, not by breaking up huge__________________________.
The sharp decline in _______________________ prices after 1929 meant that manyfarmers could not afford to plant or harvest their crops.
The ____________________ ___________________________ Act created theAgricultural Adjustment Administration, which sought to raise prices for crops and herdsby paying farmers to reduce production.
One solution to overproduction was that the government sponsored a program of ______________________ under crops and killing off large numbers of livestock.
Between 1932 and 1935, farm income increased by 58 percent due to a drastic reductionin crop reduction. One of the reasons for his decline was the _________________ ___________________ that occurred in the Midwestern United States during this period.
The ________________________ _____________________ Act omitted processingtaxes and acreage quotas but provided benefit payments for soil-conservation practicesthat reduced the planting of soil-depleting crops, thus indirectly achieving crop reduction.
The industrial counterpart to the AAA was the _______________________ _____________________ ___________________________ Act, the two major partswhich dealt with economic recovery and public-works projects.