Local, state, and federal governments tried to coerce Mexican immigrants to return to Mexico through ______________
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Why did so many banks fail at the onset of the Great Depression?

a. Too many investors tried to open new accounts.
b. Too many depositors tried to withdraw their money all at once.
c. The stock market collapsed too slowly to collect on debts.
d. The Federal Reserve put too much money into circulation.
What economic condition did economist John Maynard Keynes believe caused the Great Depression? a. lack of government intervention b. strict controls on stock speculation c. too much oversight of banking d. limits on production and spendingLack of government interventionDust Bowl refugees from the Great Plains, called ,_________headed west to look for work.OkiesDuring the Great Depression, many homeless people grouped together to build _____________ , or makeshift shantytowns of tents and shacks.Hoovervilles___________________ lived on and worked land owned by someone else.tenant farmersImpoverished people in the cities often waited in ___________ to obtain free food from charities and public agencies.bread linesLocal, state, and federal governments tried to coerce Mexican immigrants to return to Mexico through ______________.repatriationThe _________________ caused hundreds of thousands of people to migrate from the Great Plains.Dust BowlAt the onset of the Great Depression, urban unemployment: a. decreased slightly. b. stayed about the same. bread lines Hoovervilles tenant farmers Dust Bowl Okies repatriation c. increased slightly. d. increased dramatically.Increased dramaticallyMembers of the Taxpayers Protection League resisted evictions by: a. building Hoovervilles. b. staging nonviolent protests. c. moving to cheaper lodgings. d. pooling resources to pay their rent.Staging nonviolent protestsFarmers contributed to the problems that led to the Dust Bowl by: a. putting down new layers of topsoil. b. moving off of the plains to find new farmland. c. damming western rivers and using irrigation techniques. d. using intensive farming practices that removed protective grassesusing intensive farming practices that removed protective grassesThe unemployment rate among African Americans was a. nearly double the national rate.: b. slightly higher than the national rate. c. about the same as the national rate. d. slightly lower than the national rate.nearly double the national rate.Localismpolicy relied on by President Hoover in the early years of the Great Depression whereby local and state governments act as primary agents of economic relief The policy whereby problems could best be solved at local and state levelsRFCReconstruction Finance Corporation. Hoovers response to the Depression. Passed in January 1932, this measure loaned billions money to banks and insurance companies and RRs. and provided funds for state and local programs providing relieftrickle-down economicseconomic theory that holds that money lent to banks and businesses will trickle down to consumersHoover DamA dam built in the 1930s, with funding from the federal government, to control the Colorado River.Bonus ArmyWWI veterans who marched on Washington demanding their $1,000 bonus pay before the 1945 due date.Douglas MacArthurAmerican general, who commanded allied troops in the Pacific during World War II.President Hoover responded cautiously to the depression because he: a. thought that the business cycle would correct itself. b. was distracted by the giant dust storms in the Great Plains. c. had little experience with business methods and economic theory. d. wanted to take an aggressive approach to recoverythought that the business cycle would correct itselfPresident Hoover urged Congress to institute the RFC because he believed that the economy suffered from: a. a lack of credit. b. over-employment. c. too much regulation. d. a concentration of wealtha lack of creditSome Americans blamed the Great Depression on: a. fascism. b. socialism. c. capitalism. d. communismcapitalism.Why did many Americans want new leadership in 1932?: a. Prices for farm products were rising again. b. Congress passed a bill to pay World War I veterans their bonuses early. c. President Hoover's economic policies had failed. d. President Hoover denied responsibility for the use of federal troopsPresident Hoover's economic policies had failed