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I need to know one word for each letter below regarding the Great Depression. The...

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grimmerdorothy | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 18, 2009 at 11:40 AM via web

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I need to know one word for each letter below regarding the Great Depression. The letters are "u," "v," and "y."

I need to know one word for each letter below regarding the Great Depression. The letters are "u," "v," and "y."

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Susan Hurn | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted March 19, 2009 at 10:46 AM (Answer #2)

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Here are some that might work for you:

unemployment: Many people lost their jobs during the Depression. Unemployment was very high.

vagabond: Many people became homeless during the Depression and wandered from place to place, looking for work, food, and shelter.

yield: The economy was so weak during the Depression that investments did not yield (earn) very much in financial returns.

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scarletpimpernel | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted March 19, 2009 at 10:46 AM (Answer #3)

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U: unemployment

V: vagrants (such as hobos)

Y: yearn (as in hope or a strong desire)

 

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litchick2011 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Assistant Educator

Posted March 20, 2009 at 7:04 AM (Answer #4)

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Underconsumption and overinvestment led to an economic bubble that was an underlying cause of the Great Depression.

Vicious cycle, with virtually every country being affected by the U.S.'s Great Depression

Black Tuesday - Coming up with the y is hard!

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