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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 Crossword Puzzle

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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 1929-1939 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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 Great Depression Crossword

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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

1920s -1930s Crossword

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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

Boom to Bust Crossword

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Description

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

1930's Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

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 (14.1) Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

What signaled the beginning of the Great Depression? Stock market crash
The period from 1929 to 1940 in which the economy plummeted and unemployment skyrocketed was called the ______? Great Depression
An arrangement in which consumers agreed to buy now and pay later for purchases was called _____? Credit
The most widely used barometer of the stock market’s health was called _____? Dow Jones Industrial Average
Paying a small percentage of a stock’s price as a down payment and borrowing the rest was called _____? Buying on margin
When did Black Tuesday occur? October 29th
The bottom fell out of the market and the nation’s confidence happened during what event? Black Tuesday
What established the highest protective tariff in United States history? Hawley Smoot Tariff Act
Republican candidate Herbert Hoover went against what Democrat during the 1928 election? Alfred E. Smith
What was it called when people bought stocks and bonds on the chance of a quick profit, while ignoring the risks? Speculation

The Great Depression/The New Deal Crossword

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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

The Great Depression Crossword

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Crossword
Description

On June 5, 1933, the U.S. abandoned this, which allowed for money to be printed and put into circulation to allow access to credit and help people have money to spend. Gold Standard
Name of Franklin D. Roosevelt's plan to restore, regenerate and revitalize America's economy. The New Deal
Makeshift towns made of shacks that sprang up as people lost their jobs and houses. Shantytowns
Name of the president in office when the Great Depression began & whose efforts to combat its effects proved to be too little. Herbert Hoover
educational pep talks by FDR on the radio that helped keep Americans informed of his efforts to rebuild and restore confidence in the U.S. government and economy. Fireside Chats
October 29, 1929: the day the stock market collapsed & triggered the Great Depression Black Tuesday
This famous author wrote books that symbolized struggles faced by displaced workers & families, such as Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck
It was during this time period that more than 15 New Deal programs were passed by Congress and put into effect to combat the Great Depression The Hundred Days
Nickname given to Southwestern Great Plains region of U.S. after suffering severe drought & being overused by farmers. The Dust Bowl
Key cause of the stock market crash; people buying stocks above their value expecting them to continue to rise. over speculation
When a bank's liabilities exceed the value of its assets Bank failure
The central bank of the U.S. Federal reserve

The Great Depression Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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