From this year (very basic):

Navigation Acts

North vs. South Economy in the Civil War era

Gilded Age: Industries, Robber Barons

Definitions (in the context of economics)

Wealth        Demand        Supply        GDP        Laissez-faire        Federal Reserve

Monetary policy        Fiscal policy        Solvency        Liquidate        Hooverville Regressive Tax Progressive Tax

Class and Wealth in America PPT:

Definitions: Class, Poverty Rate

Distribution of US family wealth, 2013

The Roaring 20’s PPT

Movement to cities, Technology and manufacturing, Mass culture, Criticism, prohibition, Agriculture (not parity), Government and the economy

Roaring Twenties film ?’s: see PPT

Causes of Depression PPT

Causes (2 slides)

Hoover’s response

Definition: Hooverville

Dust bowl

Impacts of the GD: Jigsaw Reading 685-698

*Questions will be more T/F type questions, trends not specifics, all sections

Hoover: Hawley-Smoot Tariff, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, WWI veterans/Bonus March

Great Depression Reading Sheet:

Effects of the GD (skip gold standard)

Definitions: Federal Reserve,Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Solvency, Liquidate

The New Deal: FDR New Deal PPT; jigsaw reading 702-721 (this section reinforces and expands on the powerpoint information; questions from the reading will be mostly T/F type questions, trends not specifics except for the section on criticisms)


First Hundred Days steps

Restore confidence in banks

Restore farm incomes

Employ young men

Home owners

Electricity and Economic Development

Gov’t-Business-Labor Alliance

Stabilize stock market

Help for unemployed

Criticism: Brinkley pages 711-714

2nd New Deal

Social Security Act of 1935

FDR film questions: see ppt

LBJ’s Great Society: LBJ’s Great Society PPT, Brinkley pages 832-836

How does WWII end the depression?

The Affluent Society

War on Poverty



Public Housing

Reagan Revolution PPT; readings

Milton Friedman, J.M. Keynes


Supply-side economics

Keynesian/demand side economics

Reaganomics impacts

Reagan film ?’s: see ppt