Test Answers on Great Depression

US Great Depression and New Deal

Which of these had the MOST significant impact on the crash of the stock market in the United States in 1929? overproduction of consumer goods \”Federal Spending\” Which can be inferred from the graph? \”New Deal\” dramatic increases in gov’t spending In the early 1930s, drought hit the Great Plains and the top soil literally […]

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Great Depression Cause/Effect

Root Causes of the Great Depression – Factories and farms produce more goods than people can buy. – Banks make loans that borrowers cannot pay back. – After the stock market crash, many businesses cannot find people who will invest in their growth. Effects of the Great Depression – Many banks fail. – Many businesses […]

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Great Depression 11 & 12

bull market A period of increased stock trading and rising stock prices margin Extra cost of producing one additional unit of production. margin call demand by a broker that investors pay back loans made for stocks purchased on margin speculation An involvement in risky business transactions in an effort to make a quick or large […]

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Chapter 12 – Great Depression

Herbert Hoover Pres. when the stock market crashed/disliked by american people – blamed for economic troubles Black Tuesday Investors sold 16.4 million shares of stocks at prices much lower than they had been selling a month earlier. Great Depression 1929-1941 the U.S. economy was in severe decline and millions of americans were unemployed. Hoovervilles/Flags Americans […]

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Sat Essay, Great Depression

Great Depression A world wide economic depression from 1929 through 1933, unique in its severity and duration and with slow and uneven recovery Overall Consequences The social and political conequences of prolonged economic collapse were enormous. Mas unemployment and failing farms made insecurity a reality for millions of ordinary people, who looked in desperation for […]

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The Great Depression (Causes: Essay Topic)

Herbert Hoover – President during Depression Causes of the Great Depression Problems in agriculture Uneven distribution of wealth Easy credit Speculation in the stock market High tariff policies / trade imbalance Mechanization of American industry 1. Problems in the Agriculture Sector – farmers made up 25% of the jobs throughout the 1920s – End of […]

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Unit 6: The Great Depression And The New Deal

question 1929 answer What year did the stock market crash? question Great Depression answer Time of great economic hardship that resulted from the false prosperity of the 1920s question Franklin D Roosevelt answer New deal legislation permanently changed the relationship of the government and the economy question Economic depression answer Longer and more entrenched recession […]

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The Great Depression & The New Deal

question Roaring Twenties answer – Endless Era of Prosperity – Republican decade – Country grew increasly prosperous – Consumption, gross national product, stock market went increased – Bullish economy question Herbret Hoover: biography, philosophy answer – Republicans chose him as their candidate in 1928 – Born in Iowa, orphaned as a child – Graduated from […]

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The Great Depression and the New Deal

question consumer answer someone who uses goods and services question Black Tuesday answer the day that the stock market crash, leading to the Panic of 1929 question Bankruptcy answer the state of being bankrupt, or having no money, being in poverty question Hoovervilles answer Shanty-towns that housed many who had lost everything due to the […]

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Great Depression and The New Deal Study Guide

question Herbert Hoover answer President when the stock market crashed – Believed in little government interference – he was unpopular with the public and some blamed him for the Depression question Franklin Roosevelt answer Became President in 1933 – Developed the New Deal – popular for his fireside chats and being open with the public […]

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Chapter 33: The Great Depression And The New Deal Answers

question Match the following: a. Father Coughlin b. Huey Long c. Francis Townsend d. Herbert Hoover 1. social justice 2 share our wealth/every man is king 3. parity/a holy crusade for liberty 4. old-age pensions answer a1, b2, c4, d3 question Senator Huey P. Long Of Louisiana gained national popularity by answer promising to give […]

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Chapter 22: The Great Depression

question Stock Market Crash, 1929 answer On October 24, 1929, panic selling occurred as investors realized the stock boom had been an over inflated bubble. Margin investors were being decimated as every stock holder tried to liquidate. Millionaire margin investors became bankrupt instantly, as the stock market crashed on October 28 and 29. question Hawley-Smoot […]

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US Great Depression and New Deal

question Which of these had the MOST significant impact on the crash of the stock market in the United States in 1929? answer overproduction of consumer goods question “Federal Spending” Which can be inferred from the graph? answer “New Deal” dramatic increases in gov’t spending question In the early 1930s, drought hit the Great Plains […]

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Chapter 32 = The Great Depression and the New Deal

question Herbert Hoover answer 1932 Republican candidate question Franklin Delano Roosevelt answer 1932 Democratic candidate former NY governor question Eleanor Roosevelt answer FDR’s wife active in politics loved by liberals and hated by conservatives question Democratic answer blacks became active in the ___ party beginning in 1932 (especially in the North) question bank holiday answer […]

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Chapter 33: The Great Depression And The New Deal Test Questions

question Franklin Delano Roosevelt answer Democratic president who created the New Deal to counter the effects of the Great Depression question Eleanor Roosevelt answer Wife and Cousin of FDR, most active and first first lady question 37. What kind of man was FDR? answer A man made strong from his debilitating condition and with a […]

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Great Depression Answers

question What does AAA stand for answer Agricultural Adjustment Act question What was AAA for? answer Puts limits on 7 food’s production amount question What did Glass-Steagal Act do? answer Created FDIC question What does Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation do? answer guaranteed bank deposits were stable even if bank collapses question What was Tennessee Valley […]

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The Great Depression Test Questions

question What did the Emergency Banking Act result from? Explain. answer FDR’s four day “bank holiday;” when FDR took office, the nation’s banking system was on brink of collapse. this holiday closed banks to give gov’t the opportunity to create a plan. question What did the Emergency Banking Act do? answer gave the Secretary of […]

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Great Depression Test Questions

question GREAT DEPRESSION answer (1929-1941) The dramatic decline in the world’s economy however not due to the United State’s stock market crash of October 1929, (1929-1939) The dramatic decline in the world’s economy due to the United State’s stock market crash of 1929, the overproduction of goods from World War I, and decline in the […]

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Great Depression & New Deal test study guide

question Black Tuesday answer October 29, 1929; Stock Market Crash question “Okies” answer name given to migrants fleeing the Dust Bowl question Bonus Army answer group of WWI veterans who marched to Washington DC in 1932 to demand early pensions question Election of 1932 answer Hoover vs. FDR; two competing ideologies – laissez faire vs. […]

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The Great Depression & New Deal Essay Questions

question Explain at least two causes of the Great Depression answer – The stock market crash of 1929: Stockholders had lost more than $40 billion dollars – Bank failures: Bank deposits were uninsured and this as banks failed people simply lost their savings. question Identify all of the New Deal Programs by category: Relief, Recovery […]

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Great Depression: New Deal Programs

National Recovery Act1933; this encouraged businesses to set a minimum wage and abolish child labor. It set up codes governing pricing and other practices for every industry. The agency had a blue eagle symbol and slogan – “We Do Our Part.” Tennessee Valley AuthorityA relief, recovery, and reform effort that gave 2.5 million poor citizens […]

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