US history Vocab Crossword
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investment in stocks, property, or other ventures in the hope of gain but with the risk of loss.
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.
the financial and industrial slump of 1929 and subsequent years.
The act raised U.S. tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods to record levels.
a shantytown built by unemployed and destitute people during the Depression of the early 1930s.
an area of Oklahoma, Kansas, and northern Texas affected by severe soil erosion
the process of returning a person (voluntarily) to his or her place of origin or citizenship.
A group of government programs and policies established under President Franklin D.
one of a series of radio broadcasts made by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to the nation, beginning in 1933.
A U.S. corporation insuring deposits in the United States against bank failure.
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.
an agency that eliminated "cut-throat competition" by bringing industry, labor, and government together to create codes of "fair practices" and set prices.
a large-scale public works construction agency in the United States
an agency that was employing millions of unemployed people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads.
A law to create a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people.

The Great Depression 1929-1939 Crossword

The Great Depression 1929-1939 Crossword
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Americans lost their hope and ___________.
Franklin D. Roosevelt promised of a "_____________".
October 1929 the nation was plunged into the "_____________________".
Factories continued to ___________ goods at record rates.
What touched off when people lost confidence in the stock market?
Local governments and ___________ did what they could to help people.
Congress voted to provide money for the construction of ________.
Franklin D. Roosevelt brought ________, compassion and new ideas.
Franklin D. Roosevelt was born in __________.
Franklin D. Roosevelt graduated from ______________ law school.
In 1921 at the age of 39 Franklin D. Roosevelt was stricken with _____________.
What was the name of the army with 20,000 homeless teens?
Roosevelt recuperated at a spa in ______________.
At the Democratic _______________ Convention Roosevelt was cheered as a returning hero.
Roosevelt surrounded himself with experts in economics, agriculture, and law. These became know as the "____________".
5,000 banks had failed and most states declared "bank ___________".
Roosevelt closed all banks for how many days?
Closing all bank caused a "_____" on the banks.
The Civilian _______________ Corps hired jobless young men and put them to work.
A relief project started in Roosevelt 1st 100 days was the ? (abbreviation)
The Glass - Steagall Banking act was set up in what month ?
What program aimed to boost farm price? (abbreviation)
What administration worked with business owners and labor unions? (abbreviation)
What was the name of the massive storm dust ?
Mary Mcleod Bethune was the director of what administration ? (abbreviation)

The great Deprression and the New Deal Crossword

The great Deprression and the New Deal Crossword
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one who buys property or goods to resale after a general rise in value
in 1929 share prices on NYSE collapsed, reason for Great Depression
deepest and longest economic downturn in U.S history in 1929
tarrif act in 1930 that raised tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods
A Nickname tp shanty town built by homeless during the presidency of Herbert Hoover
severe dusts stroms that greatly impacted agriculture
is the process of returninga person to his place of origin
series of social liberal programs between 1933-1938
evening radio conversations given by FDR
responsible for insuring deposits made by peopel and companies
a company or group of people authorized to be a single entity
public relief program for unemployed unmarried man
to regulate industries in an attempt to raise prices
large-scale public construction agency created by the National Industries Recovery act
largest New Deal agency for unemployed people
It created a uniquely American solution to the problem of old-age pensions

The Great Depression/The New Deal Crossword

The Great Depression/The New Deal Crossword
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engagement in business transactions involving considerable risk but offering the chance of large gains, especially trading in commodities, stocks
when panicked sellers traded nearly 16 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange
The period of declining and lower economic activity in the worldwide economy from the late 1920s through the 1930s
a shanty town built by homeless people in the US during the Great Depression
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
to bring or send back (a person, especially a prisoner of war, a refugee, etc.) to his or her country or land of citizenship.
A group of government programs and policies established under President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1930s;
used to describe a series of 30 evening radio conversations (chats) given by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt between 1933 and 1944.
the U.S. corporation insuring deposits in the United States against bank failure
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
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
the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of unemployed people
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.
Tariff that that raised import duties to protect American businesses and farmers, adding considerable strain to the international economic climate of the Great Depression.
was a large-scale public works construction agency in the United States headed by Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes.

the Great Depression and the New Deal Crossword

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

the great depression & the new deal Crossword

the great depression & the new deal  Crossword
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2.investment in stocks, property, or other ventures in the hope of gain but with the risk of loss
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.
1.a drastic decline in the world economy resulting in mass unemployment and widespread poverty that lasted from 1929 until 1939
raised U.S. tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods to record levels.
1.a shantytown built by unemployed and destitute people during the Depression of the early 1930s.
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.
returning a person to their place of origin or citizenship
massive public works program, complemented by the large-scale granting of loans
one of a series of radio broadcasts made by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to the nation
•a group of people elected to govern a city, town, or borough
provided work and vocational training for unemployed single young men
eliminate "cut-throat competition" by bringing industry, labor and government together to create codes of "fair practices" and set prices.
large-scale public works construction agency in the United States headed by Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes
providing employment to more than 2 million unemployed people in the U.S. during economic crisis.
social welfare legislative act which created the Social Security system in the United States

The Great Depression Crossword

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

New Deal Crossword

New Deal Crossword
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immediate aid to americans
provided jobs to unemployed
agencies changed both government and business, prevent another depression
raise crop prices, lowering production rate
putting young men to work
provided money, created jobs
unemployed people with jobs in contruction
aid retired, unemployed, disabled, poor people
movie created in 1939, southern plantions owners during the civil war
novel produced in 1939, John Steinbeck, dust bowl
created in 1933, insured people's bank accounts, and protected losing all their money
created in 1934, stock market, enforces laws, regulate sales
created in 1933, created dams, power plants, electricity, prevent floods

Great Depression Crossword Puzzle

Great Depression Crossword Puzzle
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We adapted a policy of _____________ when we fell into depression.
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.
October 29, 1929; the day that the stock market crashed.
Buying a stock with little money down and the promise of paying the debt later in the future.
Banks demanded full payments of their loans; there was no protection in place to protect this from happening at the time.
The US fell into _____________ when the idea of loans took a wrong turn.
A rapid increase in the overall price level.
A continuous rise in the price of goods and services.
A payment plan that allows customers to make payments in set intervals until the debt is paid.
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.
Roosevelt tried to relieve and __________ for the American people.
People went to the banks to withdraw all of their money before the banks closed.
A share of ownership in a corporation.
A system to buy and sell stocks.
Exercising control over freedom, will, and thoughts of others; authoritarian.
Most Americans struggled with ____________ during the Great Depression.

Franklin D. Roosevelt & the New Deal Crossword

Franklin D. Roosevelt & the New Deal Crossword
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The 32nd President of the United States and started the New Deal
a time of widespread economic hardships in the 1930s
1 of the goals the new deal focused on
1 of the goals the new deal focused on
1 of the goals the new deal focused on
a series of programs put in place by Franklin Roosevelt to recover from the Great Depression
provides money to people over the age of 65 and to people who have a disability and cannot work
a rule or a law
program created as part of the New Deal to hire people to build streets, parks, libraries, and schools
program created as part of the New Deal to give unemployed men jobs to protect the natural environment
what a worker is paid
monitors the stock market and enforces laws regulating the sale of stocks and bonds
An independent federal agency created by Glass-Steagall Reform Act. It insures up to $100,000 for bank deposits, thus helping put faith back into the banks.
These programs are still used today
informal talks given by FDR over the radio; sat by White House fireplace; gained the confidence of the people

the great depression Crossword

the great depression Crossword
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the purchase of an asset with the hope that it will become more valuable at a future date.
October 29, 1929, when panicked sellers traded nearly 16 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange
the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world, lasting from 1929 to 1939.
raised U.S. tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods to record levels.
shanty town built during the Great Depression by the homeless in the United States of America .
period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the American and Canadian prairies during the 1930s;
the process of returning a person back to one's place of origin or citizenship.
the domestic program of the administration of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt between 1933 and 1939
a series of thirty important radio broadcasts made by Franklin D. Roosevelt as a means to directly talk to Americans in times of crisis and national importance.
was created by the 1933 Banking Act, enacted during the Great Depression to restore trust in the American banking system.
a legal entity created through the laws of its state of incorporation.
a public work relief program which employed young men to perform unskilled work in rural areas; under United States Army supervision. It began in 1933 and ended in 1942.
a prime New Deal agency established by U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) in 1933.
New Deal government agency (1933–39) designed to reduce unemployment and increase purchasing power through the construction of highways and public buildings.
a federal government relief agency that was created under the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of April 1935 to provide public employment.
a law enacted in 1935 to create a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people.