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Great Depression Crossword

Samantha Brocker

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BusinessCycle What was the highest import tax in history called?
Sit-DownStrike An alliance of groups with similar goals.
PublicWorksProgram What gave Government credit to a number of institutions such as large railroads and insurance companies?
MaryMcLeodBethune Who was the first person to die in "The Grapes of Wrath"?
ZoraNealeHurston Which act established the Social Security System?
CivilianConservationCorps What act legalized union practices such as collective bargaining and closed shops?
ClosedShops Who was a famous southern singer of the Depression?
Demagogues Once a very popular man in the 1920's, but hated for putting many people out of jobs during the Depression.
Hoovervilles What was Central and Southern Kansas known as between 1931 and 1940?
DowJonesIndustrialAverage Who wrote "The Grapes of Wrath"?
SoapOperas Who was the main character in "Their Eyes Were Watching God"?
JimCasy What were workshops open only to union members called?
RoseofSharon What was the name WWI vets, who camped outside of Washington for their pensions, gave themsleves?
IndianReorganizationAct One of the most well known Depression-era fantasty films starring Judy Garland.
HenryFord A span in which the economy grows and then contracts.
AmericanLibertyLeague Which act ended the Dawes Act of 1887 and gave Native Americans some of their land back?
BonusArmy Writer of, "Their Eyes Were Watching God".
Nationalization What Amendment repealed prohibition?
Disney A Government takeover and ownership of banks and the redistribution of their wealth.
TheGoodEarth What is another word for income?
Twenty-FirstAmendment Who held the highest position of any African American woman during the New Deal?
Hawley-SmootTariff What was October 29, 1929 called?
Collateral A strike in which laborers stop working but refuse to leave the building.
TennesseValleyAuthority A novel by Pearl Buck which was a saga of peasant struggle in China.
WizardofOz Paying out more money from the annual federal budget than the government recieves in revenues.
Steinbeck Who wrote "War of the Worlds"?
ReconstructionFinanceCorporation Who was Janie Crawford's third husband?
NewDeal An average of stock prices of major industries, was known as what?
TeaCake Who was the most famous female photographer of the Depression?
Revenue Who is the "preacher" in "The Grapes of Wrath"?
DeficitSpending What were Government funded projects that built public facilities called?
WaroftheWorlds Who was the second person to leave the Joad party in "The Grapes of Wrath"?
GranmaJoad Which group, founded in 1934, spearheaded much of the New Deal opposition?
HGWells An organization which put the unemployed to building and repairing roads, parks, airports and other facilities.
WagonerAct What was Roosevelt's plan for relief, reform, and recovery called?
JanieCrawford Who was Janie Crawford's second husband?
WoodyGuthrie An item of value that a borrower agrees to forfeit to the lender if the borrower can't repay the loan.
GreatDepression FDR's favorite program, which put ,pre than 2.5 million people to work maintaining forests, beaches, and parks, was called?
BlackTuesday Tom's sister who is pregnant when her husband runs off in "The Grapes of Wrath".
PennyAuctions The most severe economic dowturn lasting from 1929 to 1941.
SocialSecurityAct What were shanty towns built with tar paper, cardboard, and scrap material called during the Depression?
HundredDays What were daytime dramas sponsored mostly by soap companies called?
JodyStarks An organization reacitivated a hydroelectric power plant and created many jobs in an underdeveloped region.
TheDustBowl Which act established the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation(FDIC)?
CivilWorksAdministration A cartoon company started during the Depression by a guy named Walt ______?
Glass-SteagallBankingAct Farmers would keep bids low on farms being autioned off so they could give them back to the owner.
TheGreatCrash Leaders who manipulate people with half truths, scare tactics, and deceptive promises.
DorotheaLange What book was radio broadcasted and made people think the world was being invaded?
Coalition Starting in March and ending June 1933, was known as what in FDR's administration?
GrampaJoad Wha tis the collapse of the stock market known as?

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