Type
Crossword
Description

Became president in 1920 HerbertHoover
As stock prices went up, investors would resell them to make a large profit StockMarketCrash
October 29th, 1929 BlackTuesday
Texas railroad commission tried to limit the production of.. OilAndCotton
Illegally produced oil HotOil
The wheat farming, done by farmers, _____ the land Dried
____ of farmers in the panhandle left the area OneThird
More than 200,000 Mexican Americans moved to... Mexico
Who was hired to perform office and maintenance jobs? YoungHighschoolers
Who was hired to work on public projects? YoungMen
Federal Emergency Relief Administration gave_____ to agencies so, it could be given to unemployed people Money
Governor of New York FranklinD.Roosevelt
Who ran as Vice President in the 1932 election? JohnNanceGarner
Worldwide economic depression that was mostly in the 1930s GreatDepression
Who won the election in 1932 FDR
Who helped pass the law to prevent another stock market collapse SamRayburn
Agencies created by the government ti help people through the Great Depression AlphabetAgencies
What war was going on during the 1930s? World War 2
What helped people that could not afford food, get food for them and their family SoupLines
The unemployment percentage rose __% during the Great Depression 25

The Great Depression/The New Deal Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Great Depression Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Great Depression Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

the great depression & the new deal Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

the Great Depression and the New Deal Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

forming of a theory or conjecture without firm evidence. Speculation
the economic crisis and period of low business activity in the U.S. and other countries Great depression
raised import duties to protect American businesses and farmers Hawley-smoot tariff
a collection of huts and shacks, as at the edge of a city, housing the unemployed during the 1930s. hooverville
the region in the S central U.S. that suffered from dust storms in the 1930s. dust bowl
to send back to one's own country repatriation
the domestic program of the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration new deal
an informal address by a political leader over radio or television, give by presdient rossevelt in the beginning of 1933 fireside chats
independent agency of the federal government responsible for insuring deposits made by individuals and companies in banks FDI
an association of individuals, created by law or under authority of law corporation
was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed CCC
goal was to eliminate "cut-throat competition" by bringing industry, labor, and government together to create codes of "fair practices" and set prices NRA
law passed in 1935 providing old-age retirement insurance, a federal-state program of unemployment compensation, and federal grants for state welfare programs. socialsecurityact
instituting and administering public works in order to relieve national unemployment. WPA
that instituted and administered projects for the construction of public works PWA
October 29, 1929, share prices on the New York Stock Exchange completely collapsed, becoming a pivotal factor in the emergence of the Great Depression Black Tuesday

The Great Depression Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

1930's Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

During the Great Depression, Americans lost their... money
in what month of 1929 did stock prices collapse w/little warning October
On the day the stock market crashed 8 ___________ dollars was lost billion
the name of a makeshift town was set up in front of the nations capital by protesters Hooverville
A dam built in Colorado, funded by the government to create jobs (original name) Boulder
in 1921 at the age of 39, Franklin Roosevelt was diagnosed with... Poliomyelitis
The first woman to hold a cabinet post (last name) Perkins
The 13 million unemployed during the 4 months between Roosevelts election and his inauguration. Know as the ____________ army. Vagabond
during the period between election and inauguration of a new official, the current office holder is known as.... lameduck
A series of legislative proposals that brought dramatic changes, launched by roosevelt NewDeal
Abbreviation for Civilian Conservation Corps ccc
the federal government would _____ peoples bank deposits insure
One of the most successful programs to transform the nations farmland, the __________ valley authority Tennessee
When farmers made no attempt to conserve topsoil overfarming
the dust bowl was situated through out 4 states, Colorado, kansas, new mexico,and ________ oklahoma
The TVA took over the _______ dam wilson
movies at a theater cost a ______ dime
Roosevelt did not want to ________ southern whites with new deal policies alienate

Roaring 20’s and Great Depression Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Jobs
Money
Presidential election
Unemployment
WWI
Hot oil
Dust Bowl
Government
FDR
Cotton
Oil
Black Tuesday
Bankrupt
FERA
Great Depression
New Deal
President Hoover
Stock market
Texas Railroads Commission
USA

The New Deal Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This program paid farmers not to produce crops. It also paid them not to raise pigs and lambs. AAA
Served as the “watchdog” to protect people who invest money from stock market fraud, deception, and insider trading on Wall Street. SEC
established programs to give assistance to the unemployed, dependent mothers, children, and the physically disabled. Today this covers 40 million Americans and accounts for ¼ of the federal budget. SSA
Sent mostly young, unemployed men to work on conservation projects in rural areas for about $1 per day. CCC
Was the largest New Deal agency, which employed millions of people. WPA
Provided flood control, electricity, fertilizer, manufacturing, and economic development in Tennessee Valley TVA
The Wagner Act helped to organize labor and collectively bargain NLRB
Established minimum wage of 40 cents per hour and maximum workweek of 40 hours for businesses involved in interstate commerce or trade FLSA
Restored competition, stopped prices and wages from going down. Organized fair trade codes. NRA
Insures your money in banks. FDIC

First and Second New Deal Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the time period in which FDR produced more reforms than any other president 100day
This person did all the campaigning for the second New Deal eleanor
unemployment, old-age insurance & welfare programs social security act
These types of programs were used throughout the New Deal. progressive
FDR closed the banks so people could put their money back, This was a bankholiday
homes for the homeless hoovervilles
the day when stock prices fell sharply in the Great Clash black tuesday
drought in the 1920 dustbowl
signaled the start of the Great Depression stockmarketcrash
A homeless and usually penniless wanderer hobo
Protected the rights of workers to join unions and engage in collective bargaining wagner act
Ten Thousand to 20,000 World War I veterans who marched on Washington demanding their financial bonuses to be paid bonus army
This program paid farmers not to produce crops. aaa
Insures your money in banks. fdic
a series of programs enacted during the Great Depression, aimed to provide relief, recovery, and reform newdeal