Great Depression and New Deal
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  • Question 1
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    Q. In 1929, the United States entered an economic slowdown called the Great Depression. One of the early events was the stock market crash. What was a major cause of the stock market crash? (Use process of elimination)
    answer choices
    Stock prices went up so fast that investors could not keep up with the changes.
    The government decided to close the stock market in New York.
    Stock prices fell; investors panicked and sold their stocks, which led to more panic.
    People decided to invest their money in stock markets in Europe.
  • Question 2
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    Q. • Became President after Herbert Hoover
    • Pushed for many new programs called “The New Deal”
    • President during World War II  

     The list above refers to which person?
    answer choices
    Duke Ellington
    Abraham Lincoln
    Theodore Roosevelt
    Franklin Roosevelt
  • Question 3
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    Q. Shanty towns (make-shift) towns were named after this person due to the people’s dissatisfaction of the amount of help they were given after the Stock Market Crash?
    answer choices
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Herbert Hoover
    Theodore Roosevelt
    William McKinley
  • Question 4
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    Q. How was the Dust Bowl caused by both humans and nature?
    answer choices
    Many families moving from Dust Bowl areas settled in the San Joachin Valley and became migrant farmers.
    Nearly 350 dust storms carried away the topsoil, and land and homes were covered with dust.
    The Dust Bowl caused families to move west in search of jobs and new homes.
    Farming methods and cattle had harmed the land, and then a severe drought hit the region in the mid-1930s. 
  • Question 5
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    Q. What is one way the New Deal was supposed to help the economy out of the Great Depression?
    answer choices
    by eliminating trading on the stock market
    by encouraging war with Germany and Japan
    by creating jobs through various new programs
    by giving people money through new bank laws
  • Question 6
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    Q. Why was the Tennessee Valley Authority significant to the Southeast during the Great Depression?
    answer choices
    it brought the stock market to the Southeast
    it gave people jobs doing public work projects
    it replaced the old and outdated soup kitchens
    it made people want to move out of the Southeast
  • Question 7
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    Q. . In 1929 the Great Depression started in the United States. In 1932 Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president and he promised a "New Deal" to the American people. Which of the following BEST describes the role of the government during the New Deal?
    answer choices
    The government wanted people to take care of themselves and not use the government.
    The New Deal led to the government being more involved in the economy of the country.
    The government wanted people to let the government provide everything they needed.
    The New Deal led to the government being less involved in the economy of the country.
  • Question 8
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    answer choices
    Ford Company Assembly Line
    Civil Rights Act
    Voting Administration
    Works Progress Administration
  • Question 9
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    Q. The New Deal was divided into 3 categories: relief for immediate help, reform to fix problems, and _________________________ to help the people and nation “get back on their feet”. 
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  • Question 10
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    Q. In what way did Jesse Owens help to raise morale in the United States during the Great Depression?
    answer choices
    he sang songs and played happy music on the radio
    he went from town to town racing people for money
    he helped Roosevelt make key decisions about the economy
    he won multiple gold medals for the U.S. at the 1936 Olympics
  • Question 11
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    Q. Margaret Mitchell was a Georgian who ___________________
    answer choices
    wrote a book that Abraham Lincoln said had helped to start the Civil War.
    wrote Gone With the Wind, a popular novel set in the Civil War period.
    was part of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal policies and was responsible for putting Georgians to work.
    Oversaw the Social Security program in Georgia in the 1930’s. 
  • Question 12
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    Q. Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington were both 
    answer choices
    Poets of the Harlem Renaissance
    African-American Athletes
    Jazz Musicians
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