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Taxes Crossword


Writes tax law congress
In charge of the federal budget. President
Imposes higher % of tax on higher incomes. progressive
Amount of income per person free from tax. exemption
Expenses that reduce the amount of taxable income. deduction
Responsible for paying various government expenses. Treasury
Tax that disproportionately hurts the poor more than the wealthy. regressive
Signed social security into law in 1935 Roosevelt
Problems in social security have arisen because of this. population
One category of tax you'll not get back. social security
Healthcare for the retired. medicare
solution for the retired poor before social security poorhouse
would give a refund offered at the beginning of each month fairtax
Taken out and sent to government on a quarterly basis. withholding
State tax administrations. Department of Revenue
Free to take advantage of tax benefits voluntary
All pay the same % of tax. Flat
Concept where portions of income are taxed higher as income rises. marginaltaxrate
Tax year ends for individuals. December 31
Date federal income tax is due. April 15
system never tried in any country. Fair

New Deal Programs Crossword


What does CCC stand for? Civilian Conservation Corps
On what year did congress pass the utility holding company act? 1935
The TVA legislation is named after what valley in the U.S? Tennessee Valley
Roosevelt inaugurated the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) on what year? 1933
What far reaching program was attempted in 1933 to coordinate business and labor and to address unemployment? National Recovery Administration
What did conservatives charge Social Security as being? Ponzi scheme
What is the most revolutionary New Deal reform for America? Social Security
On what year was the most revolutionary New Deal reform created? 1935
The Roosevelt administration was committed to repealing what? Alcohol
What does FERA stand for? Federal Emergency Relief Act

Franklin D. Roosevelt Crossword


What month was Franklin Roosevelt born? January
Whats the birthplace of Franklin Roosevelt? Hyde Park New York
Franklin D. Roosevelt's political party. Democratic
The US declared war at the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. World War II
President Roosevelt's economy policies to counter the Great Depression-provided loans and Jobs guaranteed people's bank deposits and regulated the stock market. New Deal
What put FDR in a wheelchair. Polio
Vice president during FDR's first two terms nickname cactus Jack. John Garner
32nd president of the USA Franklin Roosevelt
One of the most active and admired first ladies in history Eleanor Roosevelt
Informal radio specious by FDR to reassure a worried nation. Fireside chats
Vice president during FDR's first term and his successor authorized use of atomic bomb against Japan Harry Truman
Vice president during FDR's third term delivered "The Century of the Common Man" speech. Henry Wallace
How many siblings did Franklin have? None
Franklin was an assistant secretary of the _______ during World War I. Navy
In 1928 he was elected the ___________ of New York. Governor
On August 14, 1935, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed what? Social Security Act
Roosevelt liked collecting what? Stamps
FDR dropped out of _____ school. Law
How many kids did Franklin and Eleanor have together Six
How many terms as president did FDR serve? Four

New Deal Programs Word Search

Word Search

Alphabet Soup
Civil Works Administration
Fair Labor Standards Act
Federal Securities Act
Glass-Steagall Act
Public Works Admin
Social Security Act
Wagner Act

Great Depression and Roaring 20's Word Scramble

Word Scramble

New Deal
Black Tuesday
Babe Ruth
Great Crash
Bonus Army
Stock MArket
Greta Garbo
Clara Bow
Charles Lindbergh
Rudolph Vanetino
Relief Recovery Reform
F S Fitzgerald
Great Gatsby
Bessie Smith
Duke Ellington
Alvin Shipwreck Kelley
dust bowl
Social Security
Nothing to fear
but fear itself
civilian conservation corp
Jack Demsey
cannonball run
dance marathon
Henry Ford

Great Depression Word Search

Word Search

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

Women in History Word Search

Word Search

Susan B Anthony
Rosa Parks
Patricia Nixon
Oprah Winfrey
Mother Theresa
Michelle Obama
Margaret Thatcher
Hillary Clinton
Helen Keller
Harriet Tubman
Elizabeth Ford
Elizabeth Blackwell
Eleanor Roosevelt
Clara Barton
Betty Friedan
Anne Frank
Amelia Earhart
Abigail Adams

WWII Crossword Puzzle by Acadia Brown


a sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section of a stock market, resulting in a significant loss of paper wealth Stock Market Crash
the economic crisis and period of low business activity in the U.S. and other countries, Great Depression
an area of land where vegetation has been lost and soil reduced to dust and eroded Dust Bowl
a shantytown built by unemployed and destitute people during the Depression of the early 1930s. Hoovervilles
a federal agency that controls the electricity, irrigation and flood control from the dams and reservoirs along the Tennessee River. TVA
the term used by commentators at the time and historians ever since to characterize the second stage, 1935-36, of the New Deal programs of President Franklin D. Roosevelt Second New Deal
labor law which guarantees basic rights of private sector employees to organize into trade unions, engage in collective bargaining for better terms and conditions at work Wagner Act
a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people. social security act
the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and a world-renowned advocate of liberal causes in her own right. Eleanor Roosevelt
served as the 40th Governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and as a member of the United States Senate from 1932 until his assassination in 1935. 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, and socialist political parties. A. Phillip Randolph
naval base in Hawaii that was attacked without warning by the Japanese air force on December 7, 1941, with great loss of American lives and ships Pearl Harbor
putting a person in prison or other kind of detention, generally in wartime Internment
act of assembling and organizing national resources to support national objectives in time of war or other emergencies Mobilization
allow each person to have only a fixed amount of (a particular commodity). Rationing
the transfer of goods and services to an ally to aid in a common cause with payment made by a return of the original items 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 after Pearl Harbor. Battle of Midway
the day in World War II on which Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy. D-Day
last major battle in Europe during World War II. It resulted in the surrender of the German army and an end to Adolf Hitler's rule. Battle of Berlin
a bomb that derives its destructive power from the rapid release of nuclear energy by fission of heavy atomic nuclei, causing damage through heat, blast, and radioactivity. Atomic Bomb
An unincorporated community of north-central New Mexico northwest of Santa Fe. Los Alamos
a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II The Manhattan Project
a Jewish sacrificial offering that is burned completely on an altar. Holocaust

The Great Depression/The New Deal Crossword


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

Social Work Bingo

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Jane Addams
Mary Richmond
Strengths Perspective
Elizabethan Poor Laws of 1601
NASW Code of Ethics
Francis Perkins
Settlement House Movement
Social Security Act of 1935
Social Insurance
Feminization of Poverty
Sunset Provision
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