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Billions of Dollars
Black Thursday
Black Tuesday
Bull Market
Great Depression
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Security Act
Stock Market Crash
World War II

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

world war 2 Crossword

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sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section stock market crash
the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized world great depression
period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the US dust bowl
a shantytown built by unemployed and destitute people during the Depression of the early 1930s. hoovervilles
The Tennessee Valley Authority is a federally owned corporation in the United State TVA
FDR'S more conservative approach to battling the Great Depression second new deal
United States labor law which guarantees basic rights of private sector employees to organize into trade unions wagner act
a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people. social security act
As the chair of the United Nations Human Rights Commission eleanor roosovelt
an American politician who served as the 40th Governor of Louisiana 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 a phillip randolph
United States naval base in Hawaii that was attacked without warning by the Japanese pearl harbor
is the imprisonment or confinement of people, commonly in large groups, without trial. internment
the act of assembling and making both troops and supplies ready for war mobilization
ow each person to have only a fixed amount rationing
providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War II. 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 battle of midway
the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II d day
Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union, was the final major offensive of the European theatre of World War II battle of berlin
dropped nuclear weapons on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, atomic bomb
Laboratory, known as Project Y, was conceived during the early part of World War II los alamos
a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II the Manhattan project
the killing of six million jews holocaust

The Great Depression (14.1) Crossword Puzzle

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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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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

The Great Depression Crossword

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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

investing Word Search

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annuity
bear market
bond
bull market
capital gain
capital loss
codicil
common stock
diversification
dividend
dollar-cost averaging
estate
executor
investing
investment portfolio
living will
money market fund
mutual fund
net asset value (NAV)
preferred stock
probate
prospectus
proxy
rollover
Roth IRA
securities exchange
stock
stockbroker
traditional IRA
trust
trustee
will

The Great Depression Crossword

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In March 1929, who became president of the United States? (last name) Hoover
October 24, 1929 is known as ________________ Thursday. Stock prices were dropping until some rich men started buying stocks at a low price to help. (But it did not last.) Black
Tuesday, October 29, 1929 was when the stock market actually _________. It was called Black Tuesday. Crashed
The banks failed when people got scared and rushed to take out their _________ , but the banks did not have enough money. money
The Depression was worse for people who were _________ (rich or poor), because they could not pay rent and might not have food. poor
People had to sell their houses and made shacks all together in one place, which was called a ____________. shantytown
During the depression people waited in long lines for a free loaf of _______. bread
In November 1932, Franklin D _______________ was elected president of the United States. Roosevelt
President Roosevelt made lots of changes in the first 100 days of his presidency to help people. Those were called the ________ ___________. New Deal
President Roosevelt 3 R's: Relief, ___________, and Reform. Recovery
President Roosevelt started __________ __________ which gives people money after they retire. It also gave money to people who could not work and orphans. Social Security
When World War II started, men joined the army and more workers were needed. By the end of the war, ___________________ was the richest nation on earth. America

Great Depression Crossword

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Bailed the banks out Bank Holiday
32nd US president Franklin Roosevelt
Helped many different kinds of citizens in need New Deal
Banks shut down Bank Crisis
People didn't have these Jobs
People lost almost all of this Money
This crashed Stock Market
This is the day the strock market crashed Black Thursday
Everyone sold all their stocks this day Black Tuesday
These rates went up Interest Rates

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

1920s -1930s Crossword

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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