Type
Word Search
Description

black tuesday
starvation
great depression
Frill
Trains
Bulls
Dot
Missions
Mission
Rocky Mountains
Hooverville
Hobo
Frankie Blue
Frances
stewpot

The Great Depression Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

october
debt
depression
suffering
fear
stock market
roosevelt
Hoover
hoovervilles
Black Tuesday
hope
african american
malnourishment
orphans
starvation

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

First and Second New Deal Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the time period in which FDR produced more reforms than any other president 100day
This person did all the campaigning for the second New Deal eleanor
unemployment, old-age insurance & welfare programs social security act
These types of programs were used throughout the New Deal. progressive
FDR closed the banks so people could put their money back, This was a bankholiday
homes for the homeless hoovervilles
the day when stock prices fell sharply in the Great Clash black tuesday
drought in the 1920 dustbowl
signaled the start of the Great Depression stockmarketcrash
A homeless and usually penniless wanderer hobo
Protected the rights of workers to join unions and engage in collective bargaining wagner act
Ten Thousand to 20,000 World War I veterans who marched on Washington demanding their financial bonuses to be paid bonus army
This program paid farmers not to produce crops. aaa
Insures your money in banks. fdic
a series of programs enacted during the Great Depression, aimed to provide relief, recovery, and reform newdeal

1920s Great Depression Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

government
credit
poverty
money
foreclosure
income
econemy
Hoovervilles
Hoover
unemployment
stockmarket
banks
Rosevellt
crash
stocks
dust
drought
poor
war
depression

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 & the new deal Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Great Depression Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

what was established as a system for buying and selling shares of companies? stock market
what led to a long period of rising stock prices? bull market
what was it called when you put a small cash down payment? margin
demanding a investor to repay the whole loan at once is called what? margin call
who took risks? speculators
what was the plan that made it possible for people to make a small down payment and then pay the rest in small monthly payments? installment plan
what is it called when the court officers ejected the nonpaying tenants? bailiffs
what were the shacks called that newly homeless people lived in? shantytowns
people who blamed the president for their plight called the places what? hoovervilles
what is the other name for the "wanderers"? hobos
america's pasture and wheat farms became a vast what? dust bowl
what allowed people to escape into a world more exciting then their own? soap operas
what was the government- financed building projects called? public works
what was the money that went directly into impoverished homes called? relief
what is it called when your house gets taken over and the family gets evicted? foreclosed

Great Depression and Roaring 20's Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

New Deal
Roosevelt
Black Tuesday
Flapper
Babe Ruth
Great Crash
Hoovervilles
Bonus Army
Stock MArket
Greta Garbo
Clara Bow
Charles Lindbergh
Rudolph Vanetino
Relief Recovery Reform
F S Fitzgerald
Great Gatsby
unemployment
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

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