The great depression crossword review answers
This crossword puzzle is a great way for students to learn about the Great Depression and the New Deal. It can be used as a classroom activity or for homeschooling.
The New Deal was a series of government programs that President Franklin Roosevelt enacted in order to relieve and reform Americans during the Great Depression. The programs aimed at relieving extreme poverty, reviving industry and making the United States a better place to live in.
Hoovervilles were places where people who lost their homes during the Great Depression lived in shacks or cardboard boxes. These make-shift settlements were called Hoovervilles because many felt that President Herbert Hoover did nothing to help them during the Depression.
Civilian Conservation Corps was a public works program that employed men from relief families to build hospitals, schools, parks and airports. It ran from 1933 to 1942. It also established a conservation program and projects in every state.
FDIC is an independent agency that protects deposit owners from losses incurred due to failure of a financial institution. It is funded by premiums paid by financial institutions and U.S. Treasury securities earnings.
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