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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

Great Depression Word Search

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Word Search
Description

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

New Deal Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Type
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

New Deal Programs Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

1920's-1930's Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Who promised voters of a "new deal" Franklin D. Roosevelt
Program aimed at reducing suffering Relief
program that were broader efforts to revive business and agriculture Recovery
this program instituted new regulations to correct problems that contributed to the depression Reform
Dust storm that damaged the ecology Dust Bowl
An army of about 20,000 homeless teenagers Vagabond Army
dust storm that lifted about 300 million tons of topsoil into the air black blizzard
families that packed their belongings and headed west to find work were called? Okies or Arkies
Farm Security Administration FSA
Tennessee Valley Authority TVA
Rural Electrification administration REA
What did critics call the radio The Monster
Works progress administration WPA
What state was FDR born in New York
an elected official whose time in an office or position will soon end Lame Duck
when all banks are closed or hours are reduced is called? bank holidays
civilian conservation corps CCC
national youth administration NYA
Social Security Board SSB
National Labor Relations Board NLRB

NRA Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Great Depression
congress
Supreme Court
rates
industry
child labor
law
program
cooperation
BLUE EAGLE
recovery
deflation
prices
economy
new deal
Roosevelt
Franklin
working hours
unemployement
wages
recover
relief
reform

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

1930's Crossword Puzzle

Type
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

FDR and The New Deal Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Last name of the man dangerous to American capitalism and was an activist towards Socialism. Long
These types of programs were used throughout the New Deal. Progressive
New Deal programs were coined the term: Alphabet Soup
the new deal program that built the hydro-electric dam TVA
This person did all the campaigning for the second New Deal (first name) Eleanor
Economic advisers that created programs for employment Brain Trust
Huey Long was _________ assassinated
trying to put money in the economy hoping it would take off pump priming
the time period in which FDR produced more reforms than any other president 100 Days
FDR closed the banks so people could put their money back. This was a Bank Holiday
The SCC was the "____ ___" of the stock markets watch dog
Priest who had the idea of social security Caughlin
movie that people would go watch during the Depression wizard of oz
This massive storm hits in the middle of FDR's new deal process Dust Bowl
President before FDR that made matters worse. (last name) Hoover

Chapter 16 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Won the presidential election of 1932 Franklin D Roosevelt
The first proactive First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
Helped with the relief, recovery, and reform during the Great Depression New Deal
The first days of FDR's presidency were called this; he put many bills into action to help with the Great Depression Hundred Days
A construction agency that gave many people jobs and put up a lot building and other things (Public Works Administration PWA
Gave many people jobs through outdoor labor (Civilian Conservation Corps) CCC
Balanced supply and demand for farm products (agricultural Adjustment Administration) AAA
To provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development to the Tennessee Valley (Authority) TVA
improved use of national resources, security against old age, unemployment and illness, and slum clearance, as well as a national work relief program to replace direct relief efforts Second New Deal
Guarantees basic rights of private sector employees to organize into trade unions, engage in collective bargaining for better terms and conditions at work, and take collective action including strike if necessary Wagner Act
Created the Social Security system in the United States (Social Securicty Act) SSA
A political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than by using rational argument Demagogues
Denounced the rich and the banks, and called for "Share our Wealth"; was shot Huey Long
Charles Edward Coughlin; a controversial Roman Catholic priest at Royal Oak, Michigan 's National Shrine of the Little Flower church Father Coughlin
Government spending, in excess of revenue, of funds raised by borrowing rather than from taxation Deficit Spending
A legislative initiative proposed by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to add more justices to the U.S. Supreme Court Court Packing
A general slowdown in economic activity Recession
Income, especially when of a company or organization and of a substantial nature Revenue
Taking possession of the workplace by "sitting down" at their stations, effectively preventing their employers from replacing them with strikebreakers or, in some cases, moving production to other locations Sit Down Strike
Written by John Steinbeck about famers during the Great Depression Grapes of Wrath