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When the government spends more money than it receives in taxes. DEFICITSPENDING
October 29,1929 stock market prices plunge. BLACKTUESDAY
An unrealistic or unfounded rise in economic values. SPECULATIVEBUBBLE
A mild economic downturn. RECESSION
Purchasing stocks by paying only for a percentage and borrowing the rest in hopes that the value of the stocks will continue to increase. BUYINGONMARGIN
Biggest economic slumps America has witnessed and one of the cases of the Great Depression. STOCKMARKETCRASH
Regular swings or up's and down's of an economy. BUSINESSCYCLE
A major economic downturn typically characterized by high unemployment, reduction in credit and consumer confidence and bank and business failures. DEPRESSION
The total value of goods and services produced by a country in a given year. GROSSDOMESTICPRODUCT
When individuals take all their money out of the bank in a panic. BANKRUN
The percentage of workers who are actively looking for, but cannot get a job. UNEMPLOYMENT
A payment by the government to an industry to enable them to sell their products lower than the cost it takes to produce the product. SUBSIDY

Great Depression Crossword

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The percentage of workers who are actively looking for, but cannot get a job Unemployment
A major economic downturn typically characterized by high unemployment, reduction in credit and consumer confidence and bank and business failures Depression
A payment by the government to an industry to enable them to sell their products lower than the cost it takes to produce the product Subsidy
He began New Deal programs to help the nation out of the Great Depression, and he was the nation's leader during the most of WW2 FDR
When individuals take all their money out of the bank in a panic Bankrun
An unrealistic of unfounded rise in economic values Speculativebubble
The total value of goods and services produced by a country in a given year GDP
A mild economic downturn Recession
When the government spends more money than it receives in taxes Deficitspending
On Tuesday, October 29th, 1929, stock prices plunged. All at once many people wanted to sell their shares, but very few wanted to buy BlackTuesday
Purchasing stocks by paying only for a percentage and borrowing the rest in hopes that the value of the stocks will continue to increase Buyingonmargin
Regular swings of the ups and downs of an economy Businesscycle

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 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

The Great Depression Crossword

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A major economic downturn typically characterized by high unemployment, reduction in credit and consumer confidenece and bank and buisness failures. Depression
A mild economic downturn. Recession
The percentage of workers who are actively looking for, but cannot get a job. Unemployment
The total value of goods and services produced by a country in a given year. GDP
A payment by the government to an industry to enable them to sell their products lower than the cost it takes tp produce the product. Subsidy
When the government spends more money than it recieves in taxes. Deficit Spending
Purchasing stocks by paying for a percentage and borrowing the rest in hopes that the value of the stocks will continue to increase. Buying In Margin
Regular swings or the ups and downs of the economy. Buisness cycle
When individuals take all their money out of the bank in panic. Bank Run
An unrealistic or unfounded rise in economic values. Speculative Bubble
On 10/29/1929 stock prices plunged. All at once people wanted to sell their shares. However, few people wanted to bo buy them. Black Tuesday
A person who wants to makesweeping social ,political, or economic changes in society. Radical
Someone who is commited to the expansion of liberty and believes that government involvment will help. Liberal
Someone who cherishes and seeks to preserve traditional customs and value. Conservative

US Economics Crossword

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A series of economic expansion and contractions. BUSINESSCYCLE
Human made items that are used to produce goods Capital
A socialist or communist economy in which the government controls the goods and distribution of goods COMMANDECONOMY
Based on the one party rule. Communism
A measure of the change in cost of the goods and services most commonly bought by consumers CONSUMERPRICE
A deep and long lasting contradiction; creates unemployment Depression
An official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a certain country Embargo
The private ownership of the means of production, free markets, and the right of individuals to make most economic decisions FreeEnterprise
The market value of all the goods and services produced in a nation within a specific time period. GROSSDOMESTICPRODUCT
The use of government spending to encourage economic activity through increasing the demand for goods KEYNESIANECONOMICS
A policy where the government cannot not interfere in business matters LAISSEZFAIRE
The belief by the of a society that something is proper and has the consent of the governed LEGITIMACY
The amount of money that employers may legally pay their employees MinimumWage
A situation in which any one seller controls production and supply or pricing of a product MONOPOLY
The money owed by a national government NationalDebt
The government owns and controls capital and also sets prices. Socialism
The capital raised by a business through subscription of a piece of a corporation bought by the consumer Stock
Where stocks and bonds are traded StockMarket
A work stoppage by employees in order to gain better benefits Strike
Government policies designed to stimulate the production of goods. SUPPLYSIDEECONOMICS
The number of people who are out of work possibly due to a depression Unemployment
Income paid by the government to people who need the money to live Welfare
The government has no control of natural resources and capital goods Free Market
The level of wealth, comfort and material goods StandardofLiving
The relationship between the output of goods and services and the input of resources PRODUCTIVITY

The Great Depression Crossword

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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

1920s and Great Depression Crossword

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Post was fear of radicals, communists, & foreigners Red Scare
Strike by all workers in industries in a region General Strikes
Call for public ownership of land & factories Socialists
A mild economic downturn Recession
A person who has deep respect for long-held cultural and religious Traditionalist
A person who embraces new ideas, styles, & social trends Modernist
The belief that god created the universe as described in the bible Creationism
A major economic downturn typically characterized by high unemployment, reduction in credit and consumer confidence and bank and business failures Depression
The percentage of workers who are actively looking for, but cannot get a job Unemployment
The total of goods and services produced by a country in a given year Gross Domestic Product (GPD)
A payment by the government to an industry to enable them to sell their products lower than the cost it takes to produce the product Subsidy
When the government spends more money than it recieves in taxes Deficit Spending
Regular swings or the ups and downs of an economy Business Cycle
When the individuals take all their money out of the bank in a panic Bank Run
An unrealistic or unfounded rise in econmic values Speculative Bubble

Great Depression Vocab Crossword

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a mild economic downturn recession
a major economic downturn typically characterized by high unemployment reduction in credit and consumer confidence and bank and business failures Depression
the percentage of workers who are actively looking for, but cannot get a job unemployment
the total value of goods and service produced by a country in a given year Gross Domestic Product
a payment by the government to a industry to enable them to sell their products lower than the cost it takes ti produce the product Subsidy
when the government spends more money than it receives in taxes Deficit Spending
purchasing stocks by paying only for a percentage and borrowing the rest in hopes that the value of the stocks will continue to increase Buying on the margin
regular swings or the ups and downs of a economy business cycle
when individuals that take all their money out of the bank in panic Bank Run
an unrealistic or unfounded rise in the economic values Speculative Bubble
October 29th 1929 stock prices plunged all people were selling there shares but no one was buying Black Tuesday
one of the key cause of the Great Depression Stock Market Crash

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

1920s Great Depression Word Search

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