The Great Deppression Crossword

Created
May 25, 2016
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The name given to October 29,1929 when the stock market crashed black tuesday
A time when the economy collapsed worldwide and millions were unemployed Great Depression
Aid to people who are out of work or poor Relief
A place for buying and selling stocks or shares of ownership in a corporation Stock Market
An independent oil driller Wild Catter
_____ ______ had fallen so low investors were unable to repay loans Stock Prices
President ______ and other leader did not belive that the great deppression would last very long Hoover
__________ workers had no money to buy goods Unemployed
Farmers continued to face ____ times Hard
The ___ business was booming Oil
The _____ helped launch the great depression Crash
______ prices began to fall in the 1920s Cotton
Farmers overplanting of _____ contributed to a natural disaster Wheat
As a result the southern great plain including western texas was nicknamed the ____ ____ Dust Bowl
Many _______ Americans left Texas farms to look for work in cities African

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Great Depression Crossword Puzzle

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Feb 16, 2017
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We adapted a policy of _____________ when we fell into depression. Isolationism
The economic crisis that happened in the US and many other nations beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through most of the 1930's. Great Depression
October 29, 1929; the day that the stock market crashed. Black Tuesday
Buying a stock with little money down and the promise of paying the debt later in the future. buying on margin
Banks demanded full payments of their loans; there was no protection in place to protect this from happening at the time. calling the loan
The US fell into _____________ when the idea of loans took a wrong turn. depression
A rapid increase in the overall price level. Hyperinflation
A continuous rise in the price of goods and services. inflation
A payment plan that allows customers to make payments in set intervals until the debt is paid. installment plan
A series of reforms enacted by president Franklin Roosevelt between 1933 and 1942 with a goal to relieve and reform Americans and to end the great depression. New Deal
Roosevelt tried to relieve and __________ for the American people. reform
People went to the banks to withdraw all of their money before the banks closed. runs on the banks
A share of ownership in a corporation. stock
A system to buy and sell stocks. stock market
Exercising control over freedom, will, and thoughts of others; authoritarian. totalitarian
Most Americans struggled with ____________ during the Great Depression. unemployment

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1920s Great Depression Word Search

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May 5, 2015
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government
credit
poverty
money
foreclosure
income
econemy
Hoovervilles
Hoover
unemployment
stockmarket
banks
Rosevellt
crash
stocks
dust
drought
poor
war
depression

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The Great Depression/The New Deal Crossword

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Nov 16, 2016
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engagement in business transactions involving considerable risk but offering the chance of large gains, especially trading in commodities, stocks speculation
when panicked sellers traded nearly 16 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange Blacktuesday
The period of declining and lower economic activity in the worldwide economy from the late 1920s through the 1930s Greatdepression
a shanty town built by homeless people in the US during the Great Depression hooverville
A parched region of the Great Plains, including parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Texas, where a combination of drought and soil erosion created enormous dust storms in the 1930s dustbowl
to bring or send back (a person, especially a prisoner of war, a refugee, etc.) to his or her country or land of citizenship. repartriation
A group of government programs and policies established under President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1930s; Newdeal
used to describe a series of 30 evening radio conversations (chats) given by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt between 1933 and 1944. firesidechats
the U.S. corporation insuring deposits in the United States against bank failure fdic
was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men from relief families as part of the New Deal ccc
was a prime New Deal agency established by U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) in 1933. The goal was to eliminate "cut-throat competition" by bringing industry, labor, and government together to create codes of "fair practices" and set prices nra
the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of unemployed people WPA
law enacted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 to create a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people. SSA
Tariff that that raised import duties to protect American businesses and farmers, adding considerable strain to the international economic climate of the Great Depression. HAWLEY-SMOOT
was a large-scale public works construction agency in the United States headed by Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes. PWA

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1920s -1930s Crossword

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Feb 7, 2017
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Fashionable young woman going against conventional standards of behavior. flapper
Left people in debt. Banks failed, businesses closed, and wages fell because of this. stock market crash
Reduced Germany's annual reparations. Dawes plan
Issued a one year moratorium on all debt. Hoover
Created the Young Plan to reduce total over all amount of Germany's reparations. owen
Economic crisis and period of low business activity after the Stock Market Crash. Great Depression
October 29th,1929- the day prices took a steep drop in the stock market. Black Tuesday
Person who made and smuggled alcohol. Bootlegger
Illegal bar that served liquor during prohibition. speakeasy
Irrational fear of communism spreading in the United States. red scare
Used the assembly line to mass produce automobiles. henry ford
Law forbidding the sale of alcohol. prohibition
Belief that a certain group/persons were superior to others. Nativism
Famous baseball player who helped develope a rise in popularity for professional sports. Babe Ruth
Jazz composer, piano player, and band leader during harlem Renaissance. Duke Ellington
Literary, artistic, and intellectual movement that kindled a new black cultural indenty in America. Harlem Renaissance
In favor of immigration restriction. Laissez Faire ideology. Calvin coolidge
Made worlds first solo trans-atlantic flight. charles lindburgh
Mob king who controlled a large network of speakeasies with enormous profits. Al Capone
Style of dance music very popular in the 1920s. Jazz
Paying for goods at regular inervals, usually with interest added to the balance, associated with consumption in the 1920s. installment plans
Slogan for President Harding. Idea of peace, prosperity, and isolation for the US. Return to normalcy

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the great depression & the new deal Crossword

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Nov 17, 2016
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2.investment in stocks, property, or other ventures in the hope of gain but with the risk of loss speculation
1.October 29, 1929. On this date, share prices on the New York Stock Exchange completely collapsed, becoming a pivotal factor in the emergence of the Great Depression. black tuesday
1.a drastic decline in the world economy resulting in mass unemployment and widespread poverty that lasted from 1929 until 1939 great depression
raised U.S. tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods to record levels. hawley smoot tariff
1.a shantytown built by unemployed and destitute people during the Depression of the early 1930s. hooverville
1.an area of land where vegetation has been lost and soil reduced to dust and eroded, especially as a consequence of drought or unsuitable farming practice. dust bowl
returning a person to their place of origin or citizenship repatriation
massive public works program, complemented by the large-scale granting of loans new deal
one of a series of radio broadcasts made by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to the nation fireside chats
•a group of people elected to govern a city, town, or borough corporation
provided work and vocational training for unemployed single young men civilianconservation
eliminate "cut-throat competition" by bringing industry, labor and government together to create codes of "fair practices" and set prices. nationalrecoveryad
large-scale public works construction agency in the United States headed by Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes publicworksadmin
providing employment to more than 2 million unemployed people in the U.S. during economic crisis. worksprogressadmin
social welfare legislative act which created the Social Security system in the United States socialsecurityact

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The Great Depression Crossword

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Feb 10, 2016
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small insect that feeds off the cotton plant Boll Weevil
Drought is a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall Drought
crops that are made to sell not to be used. Cash Crop
October 29. 1929 stock market crash caused Americans to lose millions of dollars. This was the start of the depression Stock Market Crash
The percentage of people who are without work in the population Unemployment rate
When the bank runs out of money due to the amount of people withdrawing money at one time. Bank Failure
A series of programs created by Roosevelt to bring an end to the Depression New Deal
brought power to rural Georgia giving the farmers the opportunity to receive new technology to help them produce crops Rural Electrification
gave money for the elderly, disabled and families of those who passed away. This helped those who found getting a job difficult Social Security Act
paid Georgia farmers to not produce cotton or tobacco but brought the end to sharecropping and tenant farming. AAA
created jobs for the unemployed and required them to send their pay home to their families CCC
Governor elected to Georgia 4 times that ran on the side of the rural farmer. Eugene Talmadge

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The Great Depression Crossword

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Dec 2, 2016
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Region of the Great Plains dustbowl
The central bank of the U.S. federal reserve
unable to pay debts bankrupt
an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers stockmarket
when a bank takes back a property and auctions it off foreclosure
a government tax on imports or exports tariff
aid given to the american public by the government relief
to be without a job unemployment
unplanned slum development on the margins of cities shantytowns
the steep fall in the prices of stocks due to widespread financial panic stockmarket crash
a condition in which production of goods exceeds the demand for them overproduction
was the president of the U.S. from 1923-1933 Herbert Hoover
money or goods or services owed by one person to another debt
program to prevent the disasters from the Great Depression reform
the economic crisis and period of low business activity in the U.S. and other countries the Great Depression
a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment depression
October 29th, 1929 Black Tuesday
WWI vets that marched to D.C. in 1932 to demand the immediate payment of their government war bonuses in cash Bonus Army
Small ownership of a company stock
common term for transients who wandered the country often by riding the rails int he 1930's hoboes

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The Great Depression (14.1) Crossword Puzzle

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Feb 10, 2017
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What signaled the beginning of the Great Depression? Stock market crash
The period from 1929 to 1940 in which the economy plummeted and unemployment skyrocketed was called the ______? Great Depression
An arrangement in which consumers agreed to buy now and pay later for purchases was called _____? Credit
The most widely used barometer of the stock market’s health was called _____? Dow Jones Industrial Average
Paying a small percentage of a stock’s price as a down payment and borrowing the rest was called _____? Buying on margin
When did Black Tuesday occur? October 29th
The bottom fell out of the market and the nation’s confidence happened during what event? Black Tuesday
What established the highest protective tariff in United States history? Hawley Smoot Tariff Act
Republican candidate Herbert Hoover went against what Democrat during the 1928 election? Alfred E. Smith
What was it called when people bought stocks and bonds on the chance of a quick profit, while ignoring the risks? Speculation

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1930's Crossword

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Dec 16, 2016
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an accomplished public servant to run for the white house Herbert Hoover
on October 29, more than 16 million shares were sold as the stock market collapsed in the great crash Black Tuesday
raised prices on foreign imports to such a level that they could not compete in the American market Hawley-Smoot Tariff
a period lasting from 1929 to 1941 in which the economy faltered and unemployment soared Great Depression
makeshift shantytowns of tents and shacks built on public lands or vacant lots Hoovervilles
working for bigger landowners rather than for themselves Tenant Farmers
dust storms in the Great Plains,Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico, and Colorado Dust Bowl
Dust storms in Oklahoma Okies
involved efforts by local, state, and federal governments to encourage or coerce Mexican immigrants and their naturalized children to return to Mexico Repatriation
the policy whereby problems could best be solved at local and state levels Localism
World War 1 veterans seeking the bonus congress had promised them Bonus Army
1932 the relatively unknown governor of New York Franklin D Roosevelt
Franklin married his distant cousin in 1905 Eleanor Roosevelt
senator of new deal Huey Long
presented an even bigger challenge to the FDR Charles Coughlin
established unemployment insurance for workers who lost their jobs Social Security Act
addressed the problems of the elderly, the poor, and the unemployed Second New Deal
putting people to work on public projects put money into the hands of consumers who would buy more goods, simulating the economy Pump Priming
provided workers with additional rights Fair Labor Standard Act
was another member of the black cabinet Mary McLeod Bethune

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The Great Depression Crossword

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May 26, 2017
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On June 5, 1933, the U.S. abandoned this, which allowed for money to be printed and put into circulation to allow access to credit and help people have money to spend. Gold Standard
Name of Franklin D. Roosevelt's plan to restore, regenerate and revitalize America's economy. The New Deal
Makeshift towns made of shacks that sprang up as people lost their jobs and houses. Shantytowns
Name of the president in office when the Great Depression began & whose efforts to combat its effects proved to be too little. Herbert Hoover
educational pep talks by FDR on the radio that helped keep Americans informed of his efforts to rebuild and restore confidence in the U.S. government and economy. Fireside Chats
October 29, 1929: the day the stock market collapsed & triggered the Great Depression Black Tuesday
This famous author wrote books that symbolized struggles faced by displaced workers & families, such as Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck
It was during this time period that more than 15 New Deal programs were passed by Congress and put into effect to combat the Great Depression The Hundred Days
Nickname given to Southwestern Great Plains region of U.S. after suffering severe drought & being overused by farmers. The Dust Bowl
Key cause of the stock market crash; people buying stocks above their value expecting them to continue to rise. over speculation
When a bank's liabilities exceed the value of its assets Bank failure
The central bank of the U.S. Federal reserve

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