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stock exchange
Organized system for buying and selling shares, or blocks of
investments, in corporations
on margin
To pay only a fraction of a stock price and borrow the rest from
the broker
default
Failure to meet loan payments
relief
Aid for the needy
public works
Projects to build highways, parks, and libraries
Hundred Days
A special session of Congress that lasted almost three months
New Deal
The laws that Congress passed during the Hundred Days
work relief
Government jobs designed for needy people
subsidy
Grants of money from the government
Dust Bowl
Region of western Kansas and Oklahoma, northern Texas, and eastern
Colorado and New Mexico
migrant worker
One who moves from place to place to harvest fruit and
vegetables
pension
Payment
Second New Deal
Second set of laws and programs launched by President
Roosevelt
Social Security Act
Tax for workers and employers that provided monthly pensions
for retired people
unemployment insurance
Tax on employers to fund payments for people who lost their
jobs