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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

the Great Depression and the New Deal Crossword

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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/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 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

Great Depression Crossword Puzzle

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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

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 Speculation
in 1929 share prices on NYSE collapsed, reason for Great Depression BlackTuesday
deepest and longest economic downturn in U.S history in 1929 GreatDepression
tarrif act in 1930 that raised tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods Hawley-SmootTarrif
A Nickname tp shanty town built by homeless during the presidency of Herbert Hoover Hooverville
severe dusts stroms that greatly impacted agriculture DustBowl
is the process of returninga person to his place of origin repatriation
series of social liberal programs between 1933-1938 NewDeal
evening radio conversations given by FDR fireside chats
responsible for insuring deposits made by peopel and companies FederalDeposit
a company or group of people authorized to be a single entity Coporation
public relief program for unemployed unmarried man CivilianConvervation
to regulate industries in an attempt to raise prices NationalRecovery
large-scale public construction agency created by the National Industries Recovery act PublicWorks
largest New Deal agency for unemployed people WorksProgress
It created a uniquely American solution to the problem of old-age pensions SocialSecurityAct

The Great Depression Crossword

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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

1930's Crossword Puzzle

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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

The Great Depression 1929-1939 Crossword

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Americans lost their hope and ___________. confidence
Franklin D. Roosevelt promised of a "_____________". New deal
October 1929 the nation was plunged into the "_____________________". great depression
Factories continued to ___________ goods at record rates. Produce
What touched off when people lost confidence in the stock market? chain reaction
Local governments and ___________ did what they could to help people. charities
Congress voted to provide money for the construction of ________. harbors
Franklin D. Roosevelt brought ________, compassion and new ideas. energy
Franklin D. Roosevelt was born in __________. 1882
Franklin D. Roosevelt graduated from ______________ law school. columbia
In 1921 at the age of 39 Franklin D. Roosevelt was stricken with _____________. poliomyelitis
What was the name of the army with 20,000 homeless teens? vagabond army
Roosevelt recuperated at a spa in ______________. georgia
At the Democratic _______________ Convention Roosevelt was cheered as a returning hero. National
Roosevelt surrounded himself with experts in economics, agriculture, and law. These became know as the "____________". brain trust
5,000 banks had failed and most states declared "bank ___________". holidays
Roosevelt closed all banks for how many days? four
Closing all bank caused a "_____" on the banks. run
The Civilian _______________ Corps hired jobless young men and put them to work. conservation
A relief project started in Roosevelt 1st 100 days was the ? (abbreviation) pwa
The Glass - Steagall Banking act was set up in what month ? june
What program aimed to boost farm price? (abbreviation) aaa
What administration worked with business owners and labor unions? (abbreviation) nra
What was the name of the massive storm dust ? black blizzard
Mary Mcleod Bethune was the director of what administration ? (abbreviation) nya

world war 2 Crossword

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sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section stock market crash
the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized world great depression
period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the US dust bowl
a shantytown built by unemployed and destitute people during the Depression of the early 1930s. hoovervilles
The Tennessee Valley Authority is a federally owned corporation in the United State TVA
FDR'S more conservative approach to battling the Great Depression second new deal
United States labor law which guarantees basic rights of private sector employees to organize into trade unions wagner act
a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people. social security act
As the chair of the United Nations Human Rights Commission eleanor roosovelt
an American politician who served as the 40th Governor of Louisiana huey long
a legislative initiative proposed by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to add more justices to the U.S. Supreme Court. court packing bill
a leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, the American labor movement a phillip randolph
United States naval base in Hawaii that was attacked without warning by the Japanese pearl harbor
is the imprisonment or confinement of people, commonly in large groups, without trial. internment
the act of assembling and making both troops and supplies ready for war mobilization
ow each person to have only a fixed amount rationing
providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War II. lend lease
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 battle of midway
the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II d day
Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union, was the final major offensive of the European theatre of World War II battle of berlin
dropped nuclear weapons on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, atomic bomb
Laboratory, known as Project Y, was conceived during the early part of World War II los alamos
a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II the Manhattan project
the killing of six million jews holocaust

US history Vocab Crossword

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Description

investment in stocks, property, or other ventures in the hope of gain but with the risk of loss. speculation
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
the financial and industrial slump of 1929 and subsequent years. great depression
The act raised U.S. tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods to record levels. Hawley-Smoot tariff
a shantytown built by unemployed and destitute people during the Depression of the early 1930s. Hooverville
an area of Oklahoma, Kansas, and northern Texas affected by severe soil erosion Dust bowl
the process of returning a person (voluntarily) to his or her place of origin or citizenship. repatriation
A group of government programs and policies established under President Franklin D. New Deal
one of a series of radio broadcasts made by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to the nation, beginning in 1933. fireside chats
A U.S. corporation insuring deposits in the United States against bank failure. FDIC
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
an agency that eliminated "cut-throat competition" by bringing industry, labor, and government together to create codes of "fair practices" and set prices. NRA
a large-scale public works construction agency in the United States PWA
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. WPA
A law to create a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people. SSA

Boom to Bust Crossword

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a town built for homeless people HOOVERVILLE
Period when people were in debt, starvation, & separation of families GREAT DEPRESSION
the region in the S central U.S. that suffered from dust storms in the 1930s. DUST BOWL
President Franklin Roosevelt's program to alleviate the problems of the great Depression, focusing on relief for the needy, economic recovery, and financial reform NEW DEAL
an amendment ratified on December 5, 1933 that repealed the 18th Amendment which had mandated nationwide prohibition on alcohol 21ST AMENDMENT
In 1935, this was the worst dust storm in Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Colorado BLACK SUNDAY
a system for buying and selling stocks or a place where stocks are bought and sold STOCK MARKET
Republican candidate who assumed the presidency in March 1929 promising the American people prosperity and attempted to first deal with the Depression by trying to restore public faith in the community HERBERT HOOVER
32nd US President - He began New Deal programs to help the nation out of the Great Depression, and he was the nation's leader during most of WWII FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
When the stock market prices fell very low or were very cheap STOCK MARKET CRASH
a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand DUST STORM
October 29, 1929 is the day that the stock market crashed BLACK TUESDAY
group of African American leaders who served as unoffical advisors to FDR BLACK CABINET
Became Pres. after the death of Harding CALVIN COOLLIDGE
(tax on imports) on foreigh goods HIGH TRAIFFS
The gov't spends more money the it brings in from taxes DEFICTIT SPENDING
Required a social security tax to be taken out of every workers paycheck SOCIAL SECURITY ACT
1st action as pres. BANK HOLIDAY
In 1924 Congress approved a bonus payment to all who served during WW1 BONUS ARMY MARCH
Paid farmers not to produce certain crops (cotton, Wheat, Tabocco, Corn, ect) AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ACT