McDougal Littell The Americans Chapter 14: The Great Depression Begins Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements regarding recessions is FALSE?

Question 2 2. When someone makes an investment, they are ALWAYS trying to:

Question 3 3. Why were sharecroppers specifically hard hit by the recession?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements about the Great Recession is TRUE?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was NOT a remedy President Hoover used to solve the Great Depression?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following referred to homes constructed of cardboard and scrap metal?

Question 7 7. How does the 1932 Ford Motor Company protest differ from the 1937 Republic Steel protest?

Question 8 8. Which of the following was NOT a contributor to the Great Depression?

Question 9 9. How did Eleanor Roosevelt impact the African-American population?

Question 10 10. The United States' lengthiest economic downturn was known as which of the following?

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Question 11 11. Dams are usually built to:

Question 12 12. What was NOT a part of the dam's construction?

Question 13 13. The three presidents of the 1920s, President's Harding, Coolidge and Hoover, were known as which of the following?

Question 14 14. What date is synonymous with the beginning of the Great Depression?

Question 15 15. Who lead one of the largest protests against the Hoover Administration and Congress during the Great Depression?

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Question 16 16. Identify which of the following profiles was NOT crucial to Hoover's policy of associationalism:

Question 17 17. How did the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act impact the American economy?

Question 18 18. Why were the 'Roaring '20s' a prosperous period?

Question 19 19. What common rule of thumb do economists use to define a recession?

Question 20 20. Which of the following was associated with struggling families in urban settings during the Great Depression?

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Question 21 21. Massive clouds of dirt and debris, or the Dust Bowl, had the most significant impact on _____.

Question 22 22. Why do most people feel that approving public works projects during economic downturns is important?

Question 23 23. What's a depression?

Question 24 24. Which one of these would NOT be considered part of a country's infrastructure?

Question 25 25. Which of these is true about President Herbert Hoover?

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Question 26 26. How do the effects of the Great Depression and the Great Recession compare to each other?

McDougal Littell The Americans Chapter 14: The Great Depression Begins Chapter Exam Instructions

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