Arizona History Chapter 11

Chapter 11

The Great Depression

Key Topics:

The Great Depression

Causes of the Great Depression

A Jolt to Arizona's Economy

Bank Holidays

Valley National Bank

Battle at Parker Dam

Private and Local Charities

The New Deal

Fireside Chats

The PWA - Public Works Administration

The WPA - Works Progress Administration

The CCC - Civilian Conservation Corps

The AAA - Agriculture Adjustment Administration

A War Ends the Great Depression

American Indians Get a New Deal

The Indian Reorganization Act (IRA)

The Johnson-O'Malley Act

Tribal Government

Life Goes on in the 1930's

Evaporative (Swamp) Coolers and Air Conditioning

Frank Lloyd Wright

Old Tucson

Arizona Highway Patrol

The Modern Miracle Drug

The End of Prohibition

Vocabulary:

recession

depression

transient

installment

undaunted

"fireside chat"

FDIC

trestle

armory

dependent

eradicate

scarcity

induct

bureaucrat

 

People to Know:

None

Review Questions:

1-12