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History of the Americas
Social Foundations chapter 7 Dr. Derby
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During the Great Depression, what year showed the highest rate of unemployment?
Who were regarded as major consumers and became major targets for marketing campaigns?
The cold war was between the americans and the...
What type of war was the cold war and how long did it last?
ideological and psychological . lasted 50 years
used espionage, armed conflicts, and repeated nuclear brinkmanship
affect of the cold war on american culture
government paid billions of dollars to train 3 million men, build 300 major military bases in oversea countries
the entire society prepared for nuclear warfare
What was the dust bowl?
A major drought in the midwest causing farmers to lose crops
when did the stock market crash
Tuesday, October 29, 1929
The wealthy one percent of the population's income grew __ percent, but the average worker saw under a __ percent gain.
What were people accused of being, causing even neighbors to become suspicious of one another?
Why was there a decrease in vocational 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 school to train students to become factory workers
What were the soviets trying to accomplish by the threat of communist spies within America causing much fear and paranoia?
They were trying to get Americans to mistrust one another, become fearful and confused, dividing us and making us vulnerable in case of attack
In 1957, ~100 out of 1000 girls age 15-19 gave birth, compared to only __ out of every 1000 in 1983.
Which social class borrow 90% of stock from the bank to invest in the stock market?
In 1959, teenage consumers spent how many billions of dollars most going to the entertainment industry?
What major result occurred in the economy when the farms and factories over produce beyond the demand?
They had to lay off workers
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