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current
the continuous movement of the ocean water
hemisphere
the northern or southern half of the earth
wave
the up and down movement of the ocean
crest
the highest point of a wave
trough
the lowest point of a wave
breaker
when the crest of a wave tumbles over a trough
tsunamis
waves caused by a rapid movement of the earth
tide
the forward and backward movement of the ocean
stocks
shares of ownership in a business
stocks market
a place where stocks are bought and sold
depression
a period when business is slow and many people are out of work
unemployment
number of people without jobs
drought
a period with little or no rain
New Deal
government programs set up to help businesses form and help unemployment become better during the depression
profit
to benefit from something
wages
a payment of labor or services
panic
a sudden feeling of fear
labor union
an organization formed to support workers and fair practices