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What percentage of the American workforce were farmers durning the depression?
The 1928 election was between Herbert Hoover and which other candidate?
Alfred E. Smith
What percentage of American families had yearly income of less than $2,000?
Use of the installment buying plan lead to debt. True or false?
On which of these days were 16 million shares sold and billions of dollars lost on the stock market?
October 29, 1929 Black Tuesday
By 1931, how many banks had failed?
1933, what was the Unemployment rate?
The Hawley-Smoot Tariff lowered Prices on foreign imports. True or false?
During the great depression, men lost any chance at upward mobility within their workplace. True or false?
Water replace milk for many families. True or false?
People did which of the following things to try to get money?
Sold furniture, pawned jewelry
Makeshift shantytowns of tents and shacks were called what?
The largest Hooverville was found in which state?
Homeless people covered themself with newspapers called what to keep warm?
We was $2.16 in 1919. In 1932, what had that price fallen too?
What were tenant farmers?
Work for a bigger landowners
Clouds of dust and dirt could rise to what height during a dust storm?
Dust storms could move up to what speed?
Dust Bowl refugees were known as Okies. True or false?
The Reconstruction finance Corporation created what we know today as trickle down economics. True or False?
The bonus army was made up of veterans from which war?
The veterans that wanted early payment were originally supposed to get the payment until which year?
Troops used gear gas on 1,000 veterans during the bonus army march. True or false?
Which general did President Hoover send in to clear the bonus army marchers out?
What were at least three things that were given negative nicknames that President Hoover's name in them? Why were people using his name to identify these things?
Hoover wagons, Hoover heater, Hoover houses. Presidents name associated with suffering and negativity.
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