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  • Q1

    The Republican Party believes that government should be fully involved in American's everyday lives with a full "hands-on" approach.

    false
    true
    True or False
    30s
  • Q2

    What political party had dominated the executive branch (President) during the 1920s?

    Republican Party

    Democrat Party

    Federalist Party

    Bull Moose Party

    30s
  • Q3

    When did the Great Depression begin?

    1939

    1925

    1929

    1919

    30s
  • Q4

    Which of the following was NOT a main long-term cause of the Great Depression?

    Uneven wealth gap

    Factories overproducing

    Banking panic

    Americans overbuying

    30s
  • Q5

    "Buying on margin" means that you buy 10% of the stock while borrowing the rest of the money (90%) from a stock broker.

    true
    false
    True or False
    30s
  • Q6

    Which U.S. president was in office at the start of the Great Depression?

    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Calvin Coolidge

    Harry S. Truman

    Herbert Hoover

    30s
  • Q7
    What event is considered to be the trigger of the Great Depression?
    World War II
    Stock Market Crash of 1929
    Prohibition in the United States
    The Dust Bowl
    30s
  • Q8

    What was the stock market crash of 1929 also known as?

    Black Thursday

    Red Friday

    Black Tuesday

    Red Thursday

    30s
  • Q9
    Which of the following factors contributed to the onset and severity of the Great Depression?
    Government regulations and interventions
    Global trade imbalances and tariffs
    Stock market speculation and excessive borrowing
    Rapid industrialization and increased production
    30s
  • Q10
    During the Great Depression, what was the nickname given to shantytowns that homeless people built?
    Rooseveltvilles
    Hoovervilles
    Hardshipvilles
    Depressiontowns
    30s
  • Q11

    Which of the following is NOT TRUE regarding the Bonus Army March?

    Called themselves the "Bonus Army"

    WWI Veterans

    Congress willingly provides veterans with the payment

    Protesting for their payment for fighting in WWI

    The protest did not help Pres. Hoover's reputation as president

    Pres. Hoover sends in the National Guard to stop the protest

    30s
  • Q12

    What was the unemployment rate at the height of the Great Depression?

    25%

    15%

    10%

    20%

    30s
  • Q13
    What was the primary reason for the widespread bank failures during the Great Depression?
    Excessive lending and risky investments
    Corruption and embezzlement by bank executives
    Government regulations and restrictions
    Bank runs and panicked withdrawals
    30s
  • Q14
    Which of the following was a major cause of the Dust Bowl during the Great Depression?
    Severe drought and soil erosion
    Widespread unemployment and poverty
    Labor strikes and protests
    Government agricultural policies
    30s
  • Q15
    Which president was in office during the MAJORITY of the Great Depression?
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Harry S. Truman
    Herbert Hoover
    Calvin Coolidge
    30s

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