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Two-word term for the period of economic downturn throughout the 1930sGreat Depression
96.1%
People passed 'Go' for the first time when this property-themed board game reached storesMonopoly
93.9%
With J. Edgar Hoover at the helm, this law enforcement agency beganFBI
93.9%
After releasing 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,' a golden age starts for this man's empireWalt Disney
93.6%
In 1933, the twenty-first Amendment ended this nationwide ban on alcoholProhibition
91%
This NYC skyscraper was the tallest building in the world from its 1931 opening until 1970Empire State Building
89.1%
The first appearance of this superhero was in Action Comics #1Superman
89.1%
This legendary criminal couple met a bloody end in an ambush in LouisianaBonnie and Clyde
88.9%
This singing and dancing child actor was the number one box office draw in the US from 1935 to 1938Shirley Temple
85.2%
Term used to describe the period of extreme drought that plagued the US and Canadian prairiesDust Bowl
83.7%
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General name for the policies and programs FDR established to fight this economic downturnNew Deal
83.6%
'Oh, the humanity!'; this zeppelin exploded, killing 36 peopleLZ 129 Hindenburg
82.5%
This 1939 John Steinbeck novel followed a family fleeing the plights of 1930s agricultural lifeThe Grapes of Wrath
80.3%
This Yankee and baseball legend delivered his 'Luckiest Man' speech in 1939Lou Gehrig
70.8%
The decade began with many people living in these shanty towns named after the former presidentHoovervilles
70.6%
Seeking new opportunities, many 'Okies' journeyed to California using this roadU.S. Route 66
63.5%
FDR's Tennessee Valley Authority Act brought this 20th century 'luxury' to Southern statesElectricity
61%
The first NCAA basketball Division I title was won by this western state's schoolOregon
45.4%
This union began a sit-down strike against GM in Flint, Michigan that lasted 44 days and reached 35 citiesUnited Auto Workers
39.5%
This woman was the first in the US Cabinet, serving 12 years as Secretary of Labor starting in 1933 Frances Perkins
12.3%

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