Chapter 23 & 24

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When was \”Black Tuesday\”?
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October 1929
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What helped to contribute to the Great Depression?
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The stock market crash, the unequal distribution of wealth, lack of diversification of industries, and international debt structure
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In April, Hoover proposed an act that established, for the first time, a government bureaucracy to help farmers maintain prices. This act/bill would administer a budget of $500 million from which it could make loans to national cooperatives or establish corporations to buy surpluses and raise prices. This was known as:
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The Agricultural Marketing Act
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What was Dale Carnegie’s self-help manual?
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How to Win Friends and Influence People
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A schism was created in the American Federation of Labor and caused a new labor union to emerge called the CIO because:
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The AFL leadership remained committed to the idea of craft union
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Franklin Roosevelt promised the people a
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New Deal
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Who protested in DC in 1932 and built tent cities?
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Bonus Army
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FDR’s plan to \”reform\” the Supreme Court by increasing the number of justices was called
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\”Court packing\”
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What did women do during the Depression to earn money?
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Take in laundry, sell baked goods, take in boarders
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In Schechter v. United States the Supreme Court struck down
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NRA
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What is \”Keynesianism?\”
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Pumping money back into the economy
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Roosevelt called for a Bank Holiday which
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Closed all American banks for days
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The New Deal project launched to supply electricity to the southeast was the
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Tennessee Valley Authority
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How much did farm income decline between 1929 and 1932?
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60%
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What did the Agriculture Adjustment Act do?
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Raise prices if farm commodities, favored large farmers over small ones, taxed food processing
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What most accurately describes the relief, recovery, and reform measures of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal?
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They represented a major change in the role of the government
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Which is the most valid generalization to be drawn from the study of Prohibition in the US?
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Social attitudes can make laws difficult to reinforce
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What was Walt Disney’s first cartoon in 1928?
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Steamboat Willie
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Which action would the Federal Reserve Board most likely to stimulate economic growth?
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Lowering interest rates on loans to member banks
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President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s clashes the US Supreme Court over his New Deal programs best illustrate
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Separation of the powers in operation
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The Scottsboro case had to do with
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9 black teenagers accused of raping a white woman
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International debt existed because of
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High protective tariffs and foreign nations defaulting on loans
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What is the main belief of the Black Shirts?
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Available jobs should go to the white people first
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Which was one of Hollywood’s most famous movie directors (on yellow pages??)?
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Frank Capra
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Regarding a certain sociological study: how did Muncie, Indiana change when the sociologists returned in the 1930’s?
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Their values had not changed much if at all
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Where did the Hindenburg crash?
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New Jersey
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Which tariff increased protection of 75% of farm products?
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Hawley-Smoot
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Which law established a national minimum wage and 40 hour work week?
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Fair Labor Standards Act
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What was John Steinbeck’s book on the social conditions during the Great Depression entitled?
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Grapes of Wrath
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Which New Deal act gave the government authority to curb irresponsible speculation by banks?
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Glass-Steagull Act

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