Type
Crossword
Description

The Stock Market Crash was one reason for the _________________________ Great Depression
There was a significant "run" on these right after the stock market crashed, and by 1933 11,000 of the nations 25,000 of these closed Banks
The term for the Dust Bowl Farmers as they left their dry farms and moved to California Okies
Along with bread lines these charitable food helps arose as unemployment increased and more people went hungry Soup Kitchens
October 29, 1929 Black Tuesday
Severe drought which scattered the topsoil of the middle-western farmland 1933-36 Dust Bowl
River whose flow was hammered by the Boulder Dam Colorado river
Common term for the 300,000 transients who wandered the country often by riding the rails until the 1930's Hoboes
Makeshift towns made of shacks that sprang up as people lost their jobs and houses Shanty Towns
Key underlying cause of the great depression, increased tilling of land and productivity brought declining prices and resulting bankrupts for ______ Farmers

Great Depression Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Great Depression Crossword

Type
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/The New Deal Crossword

Type
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

Boom to Bust Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

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

The Dirty Thirties Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

BENNETT
DROUGHT
DEFLATION
INDUSTRIAL LABOR
DECADE
GOVERNMENT
REGINA RIOT
RELEASE CAMPS
TREK
RECOVERY
RECESSION
CRISIS
LOSS
ECONOMY
YEARS
NO MONEY
MOVING
FARMERS
POOR
JOBLESS
NINETEEN THIRTIES
UNEMPLOYMENT
DRY
STOCK MARKET CRASH
DUST BOWL
GREAT DEPRESSION
DIRTY THIRTIES

Great Depression Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

stock Market crash
bank failure
masks
Pain
Death
Thirst
Dust
Struggle
WW1
Hooverblankets
Hooverville
FDR
depression
lack
Dust bowl
Hunger
Hoover

the Great Depression and the New Deal Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

New Deal Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

lines where people receive free food Breadlines
homes for the homeless Hoovervilles
drought in the 1920-1930s Dust Bowl
people forced to move out of Oklahoma during the start of Depression Okies
radio series given by FDR Fireside Chat
unemployment, old-age insurance & welfare programs Social Security Act
signaled the start of the Great Depression Stock Market Crash
the day when stock prices fell sharply in the Great Clash Black Tuesday
group of government programs & policies under FDR's control New Deal
legislation that dealt with the status of Native Americans Indian New Deal
system where the government protects the well-being of it's citizens Welfare State

The Great Depression Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

PAYED FARMERS TO NOT FARM THEIR LAND, AND TO KILL OF ANY EXSESS LIVESTOCK. AGRICULTUREADJUSTMENTACT
THE SHUTTING DOWN OF BANKS FOR A WEKK NATION WIDE. BANKHOLIDAY
OCTOBER 29.1929 BUBBLEBURST
HE MARRIED ELEANOR ROOSELVET FDR
USED TO EASE THE TENSION OF THE PEOPLE ABOUT THE GOVERNMENT BECOMING MORE INVOLVED. FIRESIDECHATS
THREE MONTH PERIOD AFTER FDR'S INAUGURATION. FIRSTHUNDREDDAYS
LEADER OF "FERA" HARRYHOPKINS
PRESIDENT AT THE TIME THE STOCK MARKET CRASHED HERBERTHOOVER
SETTLEMENTS OF SHACKS INHABITED BY TRANSIENTS AND UNEMPLOYED HOOVERVILLES
THE MAIN THING THAT HELPED US GET OUT OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION. NEWDEAL
THEY OPPOSSED THE NEW DEAL IN FRONT OF A NATIONAL AUDIENCE. NEWDEALAGITATORS
FARMERS FROM OKLAHOMA THAT FLED THE DUST BOWL. OKIES
A BILL THAT WOULD PROVIDE WW1 VETERANS WITH A BONUS CHECK. PATMANBILL
THE ELECTION OF 1936 WAS WON BY FDR. THIS WAS HIS.... TERM AS PRESIDENT. SECOND
THIS PLACED A HIGH TAX ON LARGE INCOMES. SHARETHEWEALTH
10 THOUSAND WW1 VETERANS THAT MARCHED IN WASHINGTON DEMANING THEIR PAYMENT. THEBONUSARMY
WAS HUEY LONG'S NICK NAME. KINGFISH
ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS NEW DEAL ERA PHOTOS. THEMIGRANTMOTHER
WHO'S FAMOUS QUOTE?... "THE ONLY THING WE HAVE TO FEAR IS FEAR ITSELF." THEODOREROOSEVELT
THE DR. WHO PROPOSED THE TOWNSEND PLAN. TOWNSEND