The West Between The Wars, 1919-1939 17 -1

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The study of “The West between the Wars” looks at western civilisation between 1919 and 1939, the period of time between the First and Second World Wars, and all that took place within it. How much do you know?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    General rise in prices
    • A. 

      Collective bargaining

    • B. 

      Depression

    • C. 

      Active government

    • D. 

      Deficit spending

    • E. 

      Inflation

  • 2. 
    Period of low economic activity and high unemployers
    • A. 

      Collective bargaining

    • B. 

      Depression

    • C. 

      Active government

    • D. 

      Deficit spending

    • E. 

      Inflation

  • 3. 
    Right of unions to negotiate with employers
    • A. 

      Collective bargaining

    • B. 

      Depression

    • C. 

      Active government

    • D. 

      Deficit spending

    • E. 

      Inflation

  • 4. 
    A way for governments to help end a depression
    • A. 

      Collective bargaining

    • B. 

      Depression

    • C. 

      Active government

    • D. 

      Deficit spending

    • E. 

      Inflation

  • 5. 
    Nature of Roosevelt's New Deal
    • A. 

      Collective bargaining

    • B. 

      Depression

    • C. 

      Active government

    • D. 

      Deficit spending

    • E. 

      Inflation

  • 6. 
    The League of Nations was less than effective for all of the following reasons EXCEPT
    • A. 

      The United States did not join.

    • B. 

      The United States did not ratify the Treaty of Versailles.

    • C. 

      League members could not agree to use force againt aggression.

    • D. 

      President Wilson did not suppoprt the idea.

  • 7. 
    The Great Depression was caused primarily by
    • A. 

      Economic downturn and the U.S. stock market crash.

    • B. 

      Failure of nations to reduce their military forces.

    • C. 

      New interest in Marxist theory.

    • D. 

      Strenghening of European banks.

  • 8. 
    The Weimar Republic was hurt by of the follpwing EXCEPT
    • A. 

      A hostile middle class.

    • B. 

      Serious social problems.

    • C. 

      Too much spending on the German military.

    • D. 

      The Great Depression.

  • 9. 
    The economist John Maynard Keynes argued that
    • A. 

      Depressions should be allowed to resolve themselves.

    • B. 

      Depressions were incurable.

    • C. 

      Unemployment came from a decline in demand for goods and services.

    • D. 

      Free economiies never worked.

  • 10. 
    The French New Deal program started by France's Popular Front
    • A. 

      Solved the depression in France.

    • B. 

      Improved wages and hours for workers.

    • C. 

      Weakened worker's rights.

    • D. 

      Increased confidence in the French political system.

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