American Culture in the 1930s


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Which of the following options is NOT true of the Great Depression?

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1. Which of the following options does NOT correspond to Art Deco?

2. The Works Progress Administration was the result of which president's program?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Although the 1930s was a tumultuous time in the United States, with the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl, there were also redeeming factors including the WPA and architectural developments. In this quiz and worksheet combination, you will be tested on how much you know about these different aspects of 1930s America.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • The Works Progress Administration
  • Characteristics of Art Deco
  • Who was affected by the Dust Bowl
  • The Great Depression

Skills Practiced

Be prepared to practice your various study skills, including:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson on the culture of the US in the 1930s
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which president was responsible for the Works Progress Administration
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify incorrect statements regarding the Great Depression

Additional Learning

Learn more about this decade by reviewing the accompanying lesson, American Culture in the 1930s. This lesson will answer the following questions:

  • What were the causes of the Great Depression?
  • How did the Great Depression affect people?
  • Why was the Works Progress Administration beneficial?
  • How did the Dust Bowl impact crops and livestock?
  • What are some characteristics of Art Deco?
  • Why was jazz music popular during the depression?