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Stock
Shares in a business ownership whose price and value constantly fluctuate.
Speculation
A way of gambling with short term investments
Margin
Paying only a fraction of a stock's dollar value
Depression
A period of severly reduced economic Activity
Foreclosure
The bank would take back ownership of a property without letting the farmer pay off the rest of the mortgage
Repatriation
return to former home-land
Penny Auctions
Staged sales of property for pennies, to friends who would simply return it to the original owners later
Okies
Great Plain farmers that headed West to search for a better life
Hoovervilles
Temporary shelters; They were dirty, people ate garbage scraps for food.
Douglas MacArthur
Army chief that was placed incharge of dispanding protesters
Franklin D Roosevelt
President after hoove, Saves the Economy