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The Great Depression Review Questions
  • 1. The Great Depression existed from the year
    1929 to what year?
  • 2. During the 1920s, most Americans believed
    the economy
  • 3. When the Dow Jones Index began to decline in
    1929, many investors began

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  • 4. Because of drought, an environmental crisis
    developed in the Midwest during the 30s known as
  • 5. Many people who left a life of dust in
    Oklahoma and headed west to California were called

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  • 6. The first Three fundamental causes of the
    Great Depression we studied were
  • 1.
  • 2.
  • 3.

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7. Two other causes included
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4.
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5.
  • 8. The depression was the worst economic
    depression in

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  • 9. The crash led to high unemployment for
    millions of Americans reaching an overall
    unemployment rate of

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  • 10. In urban areas, unemployment reached
    approximately
  • Among African Americans, unemployment reached
    almost

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  • 11. The crash also led to widespread

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  • 12. International trade slowed and almost came
    to a standstill as a result of the passage of

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  • 13. When WW I veterans marched on Washington,
    DC demanding a bonus in pay they had been
    promised, they were called

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  • 14. General MacArthur removed the Bonus Army
    marchers by using

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  • 15. Shantytowns and tent cities built by the
    homeless were called Hoovervilles because

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  • 16. Who was elected President in 1932 and served
    as President until 1945?

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  • 17. What was the campaign slogan of FDR in the
    election of 1932?

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  • 18. Roosevelt promised the American people the
    three Rs Relief, Recovery
  • and

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  • 19. Roosevelt also stated that we have nothing
    to fear,

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  • 20. What New Deal program was established to
    provide income and assistance to the elderly?

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  • 21. What event sealed the fate of President
    Herbert Hoover, ensuring he would not be
    reelected?

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  • 22. What program provided young men with work on
    environmental conservation projects?

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  • 23. What program gave the unemployed jobs
    building schools, libraries, roads as well as
    jobs to artists and musicians?

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  • 24. Which program worked with industries and
    businesses to ensure good business and labor
    practices?
  • 25. Which program provided jobs and electric
    power through the Tennessee valley area?

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  • 26. Which program under the NIRA protected the
    rights of workers?

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  • 27. How did President Roosevelt keep in touch
    with the American people during the depression
    era and also during World War II?

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  • 28. What was one of the most serious attacks
    against the policies of Roosevelt?
  • 29. What two major New Deal programs are still
    with us today?

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  • 30. Who emerged as the NAZI leader of Germany
    during the 1930s and stressed nationalism,
    racial superiority, and expansion through
    military conquest?

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  • 31. Who emerged as the leader of Italy during
    the late 1920s and 1930s and believed in the
    loss of individual freedoms, that citizens have
    only duties, and gang warfare?

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  • 32 . Who was the leader of the Soviet Union from
    1924 to 1953 and believed in collectivization,
    and political purges?

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  • 33. What is the type of government that
    controls almost every aspect of a persons live
    that emerged in Italy, Germany, the Soviet Union
    and Japan during the 1930s?

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  • 34. What is the specific type of government
    that adopts nationalism, militarism, and gives
    supreme authority to a leader?

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  • 35. Who was the emperor of Japan during the
    1930s that stressed the development of Asia for
    Asians?

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  • 36. Which recovery program was designed to bring
    the nation and farmers out of the depression
    over time?

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  • 37. Which New Deal reform measure corrected
    unsound banking and investment practices and
    insured depositors money?
  • 38. How did the New Deal change the role of
    government in America?
  • 39. When was Black Tuesday?

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  • 40. During the Depression, peoples mental and
    physical health declined due to

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  • 41. How many businesses closed during the
    Depression?

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  • 42. How many banks closed?

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  • 43. What was the lowest average level of the
    Dow Jones Index?

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  • 44. What were the unemployment percentages
    during the depression?
  • Overall-
  • Urban-
  • African American-

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  • 45. The Three Rs of FDR and the New Deal were ?

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  • 46. When Roosevelt at first temporarily closed
    the nations banks, this event has been called a

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  • 47. What national bill was passed in 2010,
    which will eventually continue an interwoven
    relationship between the government and
  • medical care in America?
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