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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

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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

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New Deal Programs Word Search

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NIRA
AAA
Alphabet Soup
CCC
Civil Works Administration
CWA
Fair Labor Standards Act
Federal Securities Act
FERA
FHA
Glass-Steagall Act
NRA
Public Works Admin
REA
Roosevelt
SEC
Social Security Act
TVA
USHA
Wagner Act
WPA

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FDR's Alphabet Soup Agencies Crossword

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federal FDIC
agriculture AAA
farm credit FCA
home loan HOLC
national NRA
public PWA
civilian CCC
tenn TVA
youth NYA
progress WPA
labor NLRB
security SSA
civil works CWA
emergency relief FERA
rural REA
exchange SEC
housing FHA
industry NIRA
resettlement RA
farm securities FSA
housing authority USHA

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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

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US history Vocab Crossword

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investment in stocks, property, or other ventures in the hope of gain but with the risk of loss. speculation
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
the financial and industrial slump of 1929 and subsequent years. great depression
The act raised U.S. tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods to record levels. Hawley-Smoot tariff
a shantytown built by unemployed and destitute people during the Depression of the early 1930s. Hooverville
an area of Oklahoma, Kansas, and northern Texas affected by severe soil erosion Dust bowl
the process of returning a person (voluntarily) to his or her place of origin or citizenship. repatriation
A group of government programs and policies established under President Franklin D. New Deal
one of a series of radio broadcasts made by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to the nation, beginning in 1933. fireside chats
A U.S. corporation insuring deposits in the United States against bank failure. FDIC
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
an agency that eliminated "cut-throat competition" by bringing industry, labor, and government together to create codes of "fair practices" and set prices. NRA
a large-scale public works construction agency in the United States PWA
an agency that was employing millions of unemployed people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads. WPA
A law to create a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people. SSA

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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

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New Deal Crossword

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This created a seven-member board to regulate the nations money supply and the interest rates on loans. Banking Act-1935
This protected farmers from price drops by providing crop subsidies to reduce production. It also established educational programs to teach methods of preventing soil erosion. Agricultural Adjustment Act
This allowed 250,000 young men to attend work camps to perform reforestation and conservation tasks. It removed young workers from cities and provided healthy conditions for them to work in. The young workers could then send money to their families. Civilian Conservation Corps
This provided public works jobs at $15 a week to four million workers in 1934. Civil Works Administration
This allowed the Federal Government to distribute millions of dollars of direct aid to unemployed workers. FERA
This established a minimum hourly wage and a maximum number of hours in the workweek for the entire country. It also prohibited children under the age of 16 from working in factories Fair Labor Standards Act
This allowed the Federal Government to insure bank deposits ($5000 per investor at first, $100,000 today) to prevent bank failures FDIC
This loaned money at a low interest rate to homeowners who could not meet mortgage payments. Home owners Loan Corporation
This created the National Recovery Administration which established codes for fair competition, minimum wage, and the usage of collective bargaining by workers National Industrial Recovery Act
This provided part-time employment to more than two million college and high school students. NYA
The PWA received $3.3 billion appropriation from Congress for public works projects PWA
This encouraged farmers to join cooperatives to bring electricity to farms. Despite its efforts, by 1940 only 40% of American farms were electrified. REA
Securities and Exchange Commission SEC
This provided pensions, unemployment insurance, and aid to blind, deaf, disabled, and dependent children. Social Security Act
Tennessee Valley Authority TVA
This provided Federal loans for a national home-improvement program United States Housing Authority
NLRB Wagner Act
The Federal Government employed 8.5 million workers in construction and other jobs (arts, theater, and literary projects). Works Progress Administration

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FDR and The New Deal Crossword

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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

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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

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New Deal Crossword

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immediate aid to americans relief
provided jobs to unemployed recovery
agencies changed both government and business, prevent another depression reform
raise crop prices, lowering production rate AAA
putting young men to work ccc
provided money, created jobs nira
unemployed people with jobs in contruction wpa
aid retired, unemployed, disabled, poor people social securtiy act
movie created in 1939, southern plantions owners during the civil war gone with the wind
novel produced in 1939, John Steinbeck, dust bowl grapes of wrath
created in 1933, insured people's bank accounts, and protected losing all their money fdic
created in 1934, stock market, enforces laws, regulate sales sec
created in 1933, created dams, power plants, electricity, prevent floods tva

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