How Far Did The US Economy Boom In The 1920s?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Television was one of the most impprtant new industries in the 1920s
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    America had lots of raw materials in the 1920s
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The Democrats enjoyed lots of success in the 1920s
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Refrigerated trucks transformed the availability of food
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    There was more building done in the 1920s than at any point in the history of the US
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Suburbs were well developed by the 1920s
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Model T car was so popular because it used little petrol
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Mail order catelogues began to appear as the result of the new transport network
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Americans began to buy lots of consumer goods
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    American began to follow a policy of isolationism; this meant getting more involved in the world
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The rules that the US government have to follow are called the ________
  • 12. 
    The single most powerful politician in the US is the _________
  • 13. 
    Made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives called __________
  • 14. 
    The ________ court - the most [owerful court in the US
  • 15. 
    One of the two main political parties - not in government in the 1920s - The  ________
  • 16. 
    A French word meaning no government inerference in the economy- laissez _____
  • 17. 
    A tax on importing goods from abroad: _______
  • 18. 
    A super big company: ________
  • 19. 
    Sector of the economy that did not do too well in the 1920s: ___________
  • 20. 
    Give three ways in which the motor industry contributed to the boom
  • 21. 
    Give three reasons why farmers did not benefit from the boom
  • 22. 
    Give three ways in which the US itself caused the economic boom
  • 23. 
    Explain the cycle of proepserity in three - four stages