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NYSTCE Social Studies: The Great Depression Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did the economic philosophy of John Maynard Keynes differ from classical economists?

Question 2 2. Identify which of the following profiles was NOT crucial to Hoover's policy of associationalism:

Question 3 3. What date is synonymous with the beginning of the Great Depression?

Question 4 4. What was the New Deal?

Question 5 5. How did the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act impact the American economy?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following was NOT a project supported by the New Deal?

Question 7 7. Who lead one of the largest protests against the Hoover Administration and Congress during the Great Depression?

Question 8 8. Which New Deal program has become increasing controversial in recent years?

Question 9 9. How does the 1932 Ford Motor Company protest differ from the 1937 Republic Steel protest?

Question 10 10. Which of the following referred to homes constructed of cardboard and scrap metal?

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Question 11 11. Even many years later, what was a major part of the political legacy of the New Deal?

Question 12 12. What was the goal of relief programs?

Question 13 13. What event in 1929 lead to major economic crisis?

Question 14 14. Which of the following was associated with struggling families in urban settings during the Great Depression?

Question 15 15. What is the purpose of a reform policy?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following was NOT a remedy President Hoover used to solve the Great Depression?

Question 17 17. Why were sharecroppers specifically hard hit by the recession?

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

Question 19 19. How did Eleanor Roosevelt impact the African-American population?

Question 20 20. Which of the following was NOT a contributor to the Great Depression?

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Question 21 21. The three presidents of the 1920s, President's Harding, Coolidge and Hoover, were known as which of the following?

Question 22 22. The United States' lengthiest economic downturn was known as which of the following?

Question 23 23. What was the purpose of the Blue Eagle campaign?

Question 24 24. Massive clouds of dirt and debris, or the Dust Bowl, had the most significant impact on _____.

Question 25 25. What is a legacy of the New Deal that still exists physically today?

NYSTCE Social Studies: The Great Depression Chapter Exam Instructions

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