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 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)

world war 2 Crossword

world war 2 Crossword
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sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section
the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized world
period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the US
a shantytown built by unemployed and destitute people during the Depression of the early 1930s.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is a federally owned corporation in the United State
FDR'S more conservative approach to battling the Great Depression
United States labor law which guarantees basic rights of private sector employees to organize into trade unions
a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people.
As the chair of the United Nations Human Rights Commission
an American politician who served as the 40th Governor of Louisiana
a legislative initiative proposed by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to add more justices to the U.S. Supreme Court.
a leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, the American labor movement
United States naval base in Hawaii that was attacked without warning by the Japanese
is the imprisonment or confinement of people, commonly in large groups, without trial.
the act of assembling and making both troops and supplies ready for war
ow each person to have only a fixed amount
providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War II.
A naval and air battle fought in World War II in which planes from American aircraft carriers blunted the Japanese naval threat in the Pacific Ocean
the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II
Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union, was the final major offensive of the European theatre of World War II
dropped nuclear weapons on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945,
Laboratory, known as Project Y, was conceived during the early part of World War II
a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II
the killing of six million jews

WWII Crossword Puzzle by Acadia Brown

WWII Crossword Puzzle by Acadia Brown
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a sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section of a stock market, resulting in a significant loss of paper wealth
the economic crisis and period of low business activity in the U.S. and other countries,
an area of land where vegetation has been lost and soil reduced to dust and eroded
a shantytown built by unemployed and destitute people during the Depression of the early 1930s.
a federal agency that controls the electricity, irrigation and flood control from the dams and reservoirs along the Tennessee River.
the term used by commentators at the time and historians ever since to characterize the second stage, 1935-36, of the New Deal programs of President Franklin D. Roosevelt
labor law which guarantees basic rights of private sector employees to organize into trade unions, engage in collective bargaining for better terms and conditions at work
a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people.
the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and a world-renowned advocate of liberal causes in her own right.
served as the 40th Governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and as a member of the United States Senate from 1932 until his assassination in 1935.
a legislative initiative proposed by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to add more justices to the U.S. Supreme Court.
a leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, the American labor movement, and socialist political parties.
naval base in Hawaii that was attacked without warning by the Japanese air force on December 7, 1941, with great loss of American lives and ships
putting a person in prison or other kind of detention, generally in wartime
act of assembling and organizing national resources to support national objectives in time of war or other emergencies
allow each person to have only a fixed amount of (a particular commodity).
the transfer of goods and services to an ally to aid in a common cause with payment made by a return of the original items
A naval and air battle fought in World War II in which planes from American aircraft carriers blunted the Japanese naval threat in the Pacific Ocean after Pearl Harbor.
the day in World War II on which Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy.
last major battle in Europe during World War II. It resulted in the surrender of the German army and an end to Adolf Hitler's rule.
a bomb that derives its destructive power from the rapid release of nuclear energy by fission of heavy atomic nuclei, causing damage through heat, blast, and radioactivity.
An unincorporated community of north-central New Mexico northwest of Santa Fe.
a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II
a Jewish sacrificial offering that is burned completely on an altar.

US history Vocab Crossword

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 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

Chapter 16 Crossword

Chapter 16 Crossword
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Won the presidential election of 1932
The first proactive First Lady
Helped with the relief, recovery, and reform during the Great Depression
The first days of FDR's presidency were called this; he put many bills into action to help with the Great Depression
A construction agency that gave many people jobs and put up a lot building and other things (Public Works Administration
Gave many people jobs through outdoor labor (Civilian Conservation Corps)
Balanced supply and demand for farm products (agricultural Adjustment Administration)
To provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development to the Tennessee Valley (Authority)
improved use of national resources, security against old age, unemployment and illness, and slum clearance, as well as a national work relief program to replace direct relief efforts
Guarantees basic rights of private sector employees to organize into trade unions, engage in collective bargaining for better terms and conditions at work, and take collective action including strike if necessary
Created the Social Security system in the United States (Social Securicty Act)
A political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than by using rational argument
Denounced the rich and the banks, and called for "Share our Wealth"; was shot
Charles Edward Coughlin; a controversial Roman Catholic priest at Royal Oak, Michigan 's National Shrine of the Little Flower church
Government spending, in excess of revenue, of funds raised by borrowing rather than from taxation
A legislative initiative proposed by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to add more justices to the U.S. Supreme Court
A general slowdown in economic activity
Income, especially when of a company or organization and of a substantial nature
Taking possession of the workplace by "sitting down" at their stations, effectively preventing their employers from replacing them with strikebreakers or, in some cases, moving production to other locations
Written by John Steinbeck about famers during the Great Depression

Franklin D. Roosevelt Crossword

Franklin D. Roosevelt Crossword
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What month was Franklin Roosevelt born?
Whats the birthplace of Franklin Roosevelt?
Franklin D. Roosevelt's political party.
The US declared war at the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
President Roosevelt's economy policies to counter the Great Depression-provided loans and Jobs guaranteed people's bank deposits and regulated the stock market.
What put FDR in a wheelchair.
Vice president during FDR's first two terms nickname cactus Jack.
32nd president of the USA
One of the most active and admired first ladies in history
Informal radio specious by FDR to reassure a worried nation.
Vice president during FDR's first term and his successor authorized use of atomic bomb against Japan
Vice president during FDR's third term delivered "The Century of the Common Man" speech.
How many siblings did Franklin have?
Franklin was an assistant secretary of the _______ during World War I.
In 1928 he was elected the ___________ of New York.
On August 14, 1935, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed what?
Roosevelt liked collecting what?
FDR dropped out of _____ school.
How many kids did Franklin and Eleanor have together
How many terms as president did FDR serve?

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