The Main CaUSes Of The Great Depression US History

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US History Quiz on the causes of the Great Depression


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The area in the US where people were hit by drought and dust storms was called?
  • 2. 
    New Deal program aimed to help farmers.(Initials)
  • 3. 
    President during the Great Depression
  • 4. 
    President when the stock market crashed
  • 5. 
    The Great Depression lasted for about a...
  • 6. 
    Short Answer:Describe how the automotive industry helped boost the economy.
  • 7. 
    Short Answer:How did people look for work during the Great Depression?
  • 8. 
    Short Answer:What did Roosevelt do to "help" the economy? What did his plans remind people of?
  • 9. 
    Short Answer:Describe how the US entrance in WWII help end the Great Depression.
  • 10. 
    Short Answer:Describe how people showed that they disliked President Hoover.
  • 11. 
    The "roaring twenties" was...
    • A. 

      When everyone in the US owned tigers

    • B. 

      An era when our country was very prosperous

    • C. 

      War period were everyone used nukes

    • D. 

      A famous war between pirates and ninjas

  • 12. 
    When was the stock market crash?
    • A. 

      1861

    • B. 

      1929

    • C. 

      2001

    • D. 

      500 B.C

  • 13. 
    What caused the surplus of goods in the 1920s?
    • A. 

      An increase in factories and jobs

    • B. 

      Increased selling of goods

    • C. 

      A large and growing disparity of wealth between the rich and middle-class

    • D. 

      Cake

  • 14. 
    How did credit lead to the Great Depression?
    • A. 

      People would buy things and borrow money to invest in the stock market

    • B. 

      It helped boost the US economy

    • C. 

      People were buying pie on credit

    • D. 

      People would spend their money ahead of time and their wages would go into paying debts

  • 15. 
    Which of the following groups contain industries that were booming in the 1920s?
    • A. 

      Automotive, metal, textile, glass, rubber, leather,fuel

    • B. 

      Glass,rubber, silicone, automotive, leather, coal

    • C. 

      Cake, pie, donuts, lard, flour, churro

    • D. 

      Fuel, nickel, arsenic, copper, iron, steel

    • E. 

      Cookie, monster, is, great

  • 16. 
    The Revenue Act of 1926  increased federal income and inheritance taxes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The federal government favored new industries over agriculture
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    During World War I, the US lent European allies over 10 million dollars and they used it to buy African goods
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The market crash was caused by an overproduction of products which caused prices to drop.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The day when everything fell apart is known as "Black Thursday"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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