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Great Depression Crossword

Samantha Brocker

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1.Who was the second person to leave the Joad party in "The Grapes of Wrath"?
3.The most severe economic dowturn lasting from 1929 to 1941.
11.What was October 29, 1929 called?
15.FDR's favorite program, which put ,pre than 2.5 million people to work maintaining forests, beaches, and parks, was called?
16.Once a very popular man in the 1920's, but hated for putting many people out of jobs during the Depression.
18.Starting in March and ending June 1933, was known as what in FDR's administration?
21.A novel by Pearl Buck which was a saga of peasant struggle in China.
27.A strike in which laborers stop working but refuse to leave the building.
28.Which act established the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation(FDIC)?
29.Who was the main character in "Their Eyes Were Watching God"?
31.Who is the "preacher" in "The Grapes of Wrath"?
32.What were workshops open only to union members called?
33.What were daytime dramas sponsored mostly by soap companies called?
35.Who was the most famous female photographer of the Depression?
37.Paying out more money from the annual federal budget than the government recieves in revenues.
38.What Amendment repealed prohibition?
40.Writer of, "Their Eyes Were Watching God".
41.Who was Janie Crawford's third husband?
42.Who was the first person to die in "The Grapes of Wrath"?
43.Wha tis the collapse of the stock market known as?
45.What is another word for income?
46.What act legalized union practices such as collective bargaining and closed shops?
47.An item of value that a borrower agrees to forfeit to the lender if the borrower can't repay the loan.
48.Who wrote "The Grapes of Wrath"?
49.Who was a famous southern singer of the Depression?
50.Who was Janie Crawford's second husband?
2.An average of stock prices of major industries, was known as what?
4.What gave Government credit to a number of institutions such as large railroads and insurance companies?
5.Tom's sister who is pregnant when her husband runs off in "The Grapes of Wrath".
6.What were shanty towns built with tar paper, cardboard, and scrap material called during the Depression?
7.An alliance of groups with similar goals.
8.One of the most well known Depression-era fantasty films starring Judy Garland.
9.An organization which put the unemployed to building and repairing roads, parks, airports and other facilities.
10.An organization reacitivated a hydroelectric power plant and created many jobs in an underdeveloped region.
12.What was Roosevelt's plan for relief, reform, and recovery called?
13.Which act established the Social Security System?
14.What was the name WWI vets, who camped outside of Washington for their pensions, gave themsleves?
17.Which act ended the Dawes Act of 1887 and gave Native Americans some of their land back?
19.What was the highest import tax in history called?
20.Which group, founded in 1934, spearheaded much of the New Deal opposition?
22.Farmers would keep bids low on farms being autioned off so they could give them back to the owner.
23.What were Government funded projects that built public facilities called?
24.A Government takeover and ownership of banks and the redistribution of their wealth.
25.What book was radio broadcasted and made people think the world was being invaded?
26.Who held the highest position of any African American woman during the New Deal?
30.A cartoon company started during the Depression by a guy named Walt ______?
34.A span in which the economy grows and then contracts.
36.Leaders who manipulate people with half truths, scare tactics, and deceptive promises.
39.What was Central and Southern Kansas known as between 1931 and 1940?
44.Who wrote "War of the Worlds"?

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