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History of the Americas
Social Foundations Test 4 Dr. Derby
Terms in this set (24)
During the Great Depression, what year showed the highest unemployment rate?
Why did so many banks have to close after the stock market crashed?
The banks could not pay back the depositors because the lower class could not pay back the 90% they borrowed from the bank
What type of war was the Cold War and how long did it last?
The cold war was a 50 year ideological psychological confrontation
The Cold War was between the Americans and the _________
What were the Soviets accusing many Americans of being?
The stock market crashed in what year?
What major result occurred in the economy when the farms and factories overproduced beyond demand?
Many workers were laid off from their jobs
The wealthiest one percent of the population's income grew _____%, but the average worker saw under a _____% gain.
75% / 10%
Who were regarded as major consumers and became major targets for marketing campaigns?
The Civilian Conservative Corps was created for what purpose? Who created it?
To focus on youths between 18-21, where they were fed, clothed, and sheltered. In a military fashion, these youths worked on rural conservative projects (ex. roads)
Created by President Roosevelt
In 1959, teenage consumers spent how many billions of dollars, most going to entertainment industry?
What was the dust bowl?
During the Great Depression, there was a major drought in the midwest causing many farmers to lose their crops
Which social class borrowed 90% of the stock from the bank to invest in the stock market?
the lower class
Why was there a decrease in voactional education curriculum during the 40s?
During the Great Depression so many workers were laid off from the factories, there was no longer a major need for the public schools to train students to become factory workers.
Industrial production dropped by ____%
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