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Great Depression
congress
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rates
industry
child labor
law
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BLUE EAGLE
recovery
deflation
prices
economy
new deal
Roosevelt
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working hours
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wages
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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

New Deal Crossword

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Abbreviation for the act which attempted to reduce crop surpluses through governmental pay to farmers. AAA
The Farm Credit Act created an agency which would _______ the mortgages of farmers refinance
The _________ Banking Act forced commercial banks out of the investment business Glass-Steagall
Abbreviation for the corporation which developed the Tennessee Valley through flood control, conservation, and by selling electricity TVA
Getting a system that has been destroyed rebuilt (one of the three R’s). Recovery
The ______ Act increased tax rates for wealthy individuals, as well as powerful corporations. Revenue
Abbreviation for the relief program providing the unemployed with manual labor jobs, mostly fixing bridges and buildings. CWA
A period of time in which American citizens were instructed to not use banks. Bank Holiday
Immediate assistance to those in need (one of the three R’s). Relief
The Fair Labor Standards Act outlawed child labor, created a maximum work week, and established the first federal minimum _______ wage
The “Truth In Securities” Act established the ______ (abbreviation) which enforced that all sellers of securities must make public the important, accurate information about securities SEC
The _______ ________ Administration was to provide the unemployed with jobs on public works projects Works Progress
Act which stated that the Treasury Department could decide when banks should reopen, among other things. Emergency Banking Act
As a revision of a section of the NIRA which had been declared unconstitutional, the ______ Act guaranteed the right of unions to bargain as a group for their members, as well as forming the National Labor Relations Board, which settled arguments between unions and employers Wagner
Abbreviation for the program which provided men with jobs building infrastructure, planting trees, and restoring historical sites, among many other tasks. CCC
Preventing the Great Depression from ever happening again (one of the three R’s). Reform
The ______ Security Act ensured insurance to the elderly, unemployed, and survivors. Social
The Home Owners’ Loan Act formed the ________ (abbreviation), which refinanced home mortgages and was modeled after the Farm Credit Act HOLC
The Federal Emergency Relief Act provided ______ relief to the unemployed. Direct
Through the National Industrial Recovery Act, Roosevelt established the ________ (abbreviation), which stimulated private business through encouraging businesses to work both with other businesses and with unions NRA

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

The New Deal Crossword

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This program paid farmers not to produce crops. It also paid them not to raise pigs and lambs. AAA
Served as the “watchdog” to protect people who invest money from stock market fraud, deception, and insider trading on Wall Street. SEC
established programs to give assistance to the unemployed, dependent mothers, children, and the physically disabled. Today this covers 40 million Americans and accounts for ¼ of the federal budget. SSA
Sent mostly young, unemployed men to work on conservation projects in rural areas for about $1 per day. CCC
Was the largest New Deal agency, which employed millions of people. WPA
Provided flood control, electricity, fertilizer, manufacturing, and economic development in Tennessee Valley TVA
The Wagner Act helped to organize labor and collectively bargain NLRB
Established minimum wage of 40 cents per hour and maximum workweek of 40 hours for businesses involved in interstate commerce or trade FLSA
Restored competition, stopped prices and wages from going down. Organized fair trade codes. NRA
Insures your money in banks. FDIC

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

New Deal Word Search

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First Hundred Days
Radio
Brain Trust
Bank Holiday
Economy
Great Depression
Constitutional
Laissez Faire
Reform
Relief
Recovery
African Americans
Civilian Conservation Core
Democrats
Jobs
Republicans
Roosevelt
Tennessee Valley Authority

Franklin D. Roosevelt & the New Deal Crossword

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The 32nd President of the United States and started the New Deal FranklinRoosevelt
a time of widespread economic hardships in the 1930s GreatDepression
1 of the goals the new deal focused on Relief
1 of the goals the new deal focused on Reform
1 of the goals the new deal focused on Recovery
a series of programs put in place by Franklin Roosevelt to recover from the Great Depression NewDeal
provides money to people over the age of 65 and to people who have a disability and cannot work Social Security
a rule or a law Regulation
program created as part of the New Deal to hire people to build streets, parks, libraries, and schools WPA
program created as part of the New Deal to give unemployed men jobs to protect the natural environment CCC
what a worker is paid wage
monitors the stock market and enforces laws regulating the sale of stocks and bonds SEC
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. FDIC
These programs are still used today SS&FDIC
informal talks given by FDR over the radio; sat by White House fireplace; gained the confidence of the people Fireside

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

Great Depression Word Search

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Franklin Roosevelt
Bank Holiday
Civilian Conservation Core
First Hundred Days
Great Depression
Laissez Faire
National Revovery Act
New Deal
Recovery
Reform
Relief
Social Security Act

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 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