The Great Depression
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The purpose of the New Deal program was to...
    answer choices
    improve working conditions in factories
    stop the sale of alcohol in states
    end discrimination against African Americans
    help the nation recover from the Depression
  • Question 2
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    Q. The photograph best illustrates which impact of the Great Depression upon Americans?
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    A large number of banks failed.
    The stock market crashed.
    Large numbers of people were hungry and homeless.
    Farmer’s incomes fell to low levels.
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which of the following was "NOT" a cause of the Great Depression?
    answer choices
    Over speculation on stocks using borrowed money
    High tariffs discouraged international trade
    Unpaid debts from fighting World War I
    Too much debt from buying goods on installment plans
  • Question 4
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    Q. Social Security• Federal Work Programs• Farm Assistance• Increased rights for labor• Environmental Improvement Programs

    What is the best title for the list?
    answer choices
    League of Nations
    New Deal
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. How did the Great Depression affect workers?
    answer choices
    One-half of workers were unemployed
    Workers’ incomes rose to high levels
    One-fourth of workers were without jobs
    Workers were able to afford luxury items
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. What role did the Federal Reserve play in causing the Great Depression?
    answer choices
    It loaned money to closed banks and businesses
    It over speculated in the Stock Market
    It prevented the banking system from collapsing
    It failed to prevent the banking system collapse
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. $100 will buy this car.  Must have cash. Lost all on the stock market.

    The photograph best illustrates which cause of the Great Depression?
    answer choices
    People over speculated on stocks.
    Government failed to prevent the collapse of banks.
    Tariffs discouraged trade.
    Drought occurred in the Midwest.
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. Large numbers of banks and businesses failed• Large numbers of people were homeless and hungry• Farmers’ incomes fell to low levels
    What was the cause of these?
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    Great Depression
    Great Migration
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. "The Life of Franklin D. Roosevelt"
    What chapter would most likely be found in this book?
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    “Invention of the Airplane”
    “Invention of the Light Bulb”
    “The Development of the League of Nations”
    “The Development of the New Deal”
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. The New York Times
    October 1929
    The topic of this newspaper article is the...
    answer choices
    Stock Market Crash
    Stock Market Boom
    Great Migration north and west
    Roaring Twenties
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