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Title: Chapters 14 and 15 Great Depression and New Deal


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Chapters 14 and 15Great Depression and New Deal
  • Visual Vocabulary
  • Quiz

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1. A federal corporation established in 1933 to
construct dams and power plants in the Tennessee
Valley region to generate electricity as well as
to prevent floods.
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2. A measure based on the prices of stocks of 30
large companies, widely used as a barometer of
the stock markets health.
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3. An agency enacted in 1933 to insure
individuals bank accounts, protecting people
against losses due to bank failures.
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4. A neighborhood in which people live in
makeshift shacks.
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5. A line of people waiting for free food.
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6. President Franklin Roosevelts program to
alleviate the problems of the Great Depression,
focusing on relief for the needy, economic
recovery, and financial reform.
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7. A name given to October 29, 1929, when stock
prices fell sharply.
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8. The giving of money or food by the government
directly to needy people.
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9. A law enacted in 1935 to provide aid to
retirees, the unemployed, people with
disabilities, and families with dependent
children.
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10. President of the U.S. from 1929-1933
Republican engineer and humanitarian that
eventually was blamed for the Great Depression
believed in rugged individualism and
laissez-faire economics.
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11. The region, including Texas, Oklahoma,
Kansas, Colorado, and New Mexico, that was made
worthless for farming by drought and dust storms
during the 1930s.
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12. A group of World War I veterans and their
families who marched on Washington, D.C., in 1932
to demand the immediate payment of a bonus they
had been promised for military service.
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13. A period, lasting from 1929 to 1940, in
which the U.S. economy was in severe decline and
millions of Americans were unemployed.
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14. President of the U.S. from 1933-1945
Democrat defeated Hoover by a landslide in the
election of 1932 created the New Deal and helped
America recover from the Great Depression.
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15. An involvement in risky business
transactions in an effort to make a quick or
large profit.
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16. A place where free or low cost food is
served to the needy.
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17. Migrant farmers from the Great Plains that
packed their belongings and headed West to find
work as farmhands after losing their farms during
the Great Depression.
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18. An arrangement in which a buyer pays later
for a purchase, often on an installment plan with
interest charges.
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19. A novel by John Steinbeck, published in
1939, that deals with a family of Oklahomans who
leave the Dust Bowl for California.
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20. The purchasing of stocks by paying only a
small percentage of the price and borrowing the
rest.
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