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

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

Type
Crossword
Description

October 29, 1929; the day the US stock market crashed. Black Tuesday
Purchasing stock with little money, promising that you will pay it back later buying on margin
Banks demanded full payment of thier loans, which there was no law or protection against a this time calling the loan
A period during which buisness, employment, and stock market values decline serverely or remain at a low level of activity depression
The economic crisis and period of low buisness acivity in the US and other countries, roughly beginning with the stock market crash in october 1929 and contuinuing through most of the 1930's Great Depression
A period of very rapid increaces in the overall price level Hyperinflaton
the continuous rise in price of goods and services inflation
a payment plan that allows customers to make payments at set intervals over a period of time until the total debt is paid off installment plan
a national policy of avoiding world affairs isolationism
the improvment or amendment of something that is wrong or unsatisfactory reform
people went to the banks to withdrawl all their monet runs on the banks
a share of ownership in a corporation stock
a system for buying and selling shares of companies stock market
A series of reforms enacted by Franklin Roosevelt between 1933 and 1942 with the goal of ending the Great Depression by providing relif and reform for the american people New Deal
exercising control over the freedom, will, or thought of others, authoritian Tolitarian
joblessness unemployment

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

1920s Great Depression Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

government
credit
poverty
money
foreclosure
income
econemy
Hoovervilles
Hoover
unemployment
stockmarket
banks
Rosevellt
crash
stocks
dust
drought
poor
war
depression

1920s -1930s Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Fashionable young woman going against conventional standards of behavior. flapper
Left people in debt. Banks failed, businesses closed, and wages fell because of this. stock market crash
Reduced Germany's annual reparations. Dawes plan
Issued a one year moratorium on all debt. Hoover
Created the Young Plan to reduce total over all amount of Germany's reparations. owen
Economic crisis and period of low business activity after the Stock Market Crash. Great Depression
October 29th,1929- the day prices took a steep drop in the stock market. Black Tuesday
Person who made and smuggled alcohol. Bootlegger
Illegal bar that served liquor during prohibition. speakeasy
Irrational fear of communism spreading in the United States. red scare
Used the assembly line to mass produce automobiles. henry ford
Law forbidding the sale of alcohol. prohibition
Belief that a certain group/persons were superior to others. Nativism
Famous baseball player who helped develope a rise in popularity for professional sports. Babe Ruth
Jazz composer, piano player, and band leader during harlem Renaissance. Duke Ellington
Literary, artistic, and intellectual movement that kindled a new black cultural indenty in America. Harlem Renaissance
In favor of immigration restriction. Laissez Faire ideology. Calvin coolidge
Made worlds first solo trans-atlantic flight. charles lindburgh
Mob king who controlled a large network of speakeasies with enormous profits. Al Capone
Style of dance music very popular in the 1920s. Jazz
Paying for goods at regular inervals, usually with interest added to the balance, associated with consumption in the 1920s. installment plans
Slogan for President Harding. Idea of peace, prosperity, and isolation for the US. Return to normalcy

US Economics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Economic Indicators and Business Cycle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

General decrease in the price of goods and services deflation
When a government's revenue exceeds expenditures during a one-year period it has a budget ______. surplus
Highest point in the business cycle peak
The day the stock market crashed and marked the beginning of the Great Depression. Black Friday
Measures how much a country is producing, whether the economy is growing, and how the economy compares to other countries economic indicators
Total amount of money the government owes national debt
Characterized by low unemployment and high production of goods and services prosperity
The total value of goods and services produced in a country in a given year GDP
Measures the number of people who are able and willing to work but can't find work during a specific period unemployment rate
The level of material comfort as measured by the goods and services that are available standard of living
GDP is expressed in ______, which makes it easier to compare the relative worth of goods and services money
Characterized by high unemployment and low production of goods and services trough, Lowest point of real GDP depression
General increase in the price of goods and services inflation
When the economy surges and GDP increases expansion
Characterized by people returning to work and an increased demand for goods and services recovery
Rise and fall of economic activity business cycle
Characterized by increasing unemployment and a declining GDP recession
When a government's expenses exceed revenue during a one-year period it has a budget _____. deficit
When real GDP has declined for 2 or more quarters contraction

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

Stock Market Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights Charter
a company or group of people authorized to act as a single entity and recognized as such in law. Corperation
Highest ranked executive in a company. CEO
Group of members who jointly oversee the activities of a company or organization. Board of Directors
the first time that the stock of a private company is offered to the public. IPO
a person who buys and sells goods or assets for others. Broker
The oldest and largest stock exchange in the U.S. NYSE
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations, a computerized system for trading in securities. NASDAQ
Regulate the sale and trade of stocks and bonds. SEC
any person, company or other institution that owns at least one share of a company’s stock. Stock Shareholder
Portion of a company's stock given to the shareholders Dividend
measurement of the value of a section of the stock market. Stock Index
A stock market index created by Charles Dow. Dow Jones
Market Index that consists of 500 stocks that are widely held. S&P 500
Market in which prices are rising. Bull Market
Market in which prices are falling Bear Market
Street on the south end of Manhatten in New York City, which contains the NYSE and many other important financial institutions. Wall Street