Causes of The Great Depression
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by Patrick Walsh
| 22 Questions
1
1
In the aftermath of the stock market crash, industrialized nations around the world took measures to
maintain the size of their workforce.
protect themselves by passing high tariffs
increase wages by a total of $4 billion.
remove high tariffs, making it easier to import goods from abroad more cheaply.
2
1
Why did the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act backfire?
Farmers were the only group that benefited from it.
The tariff rates were too low.
European nations responded with tariffs of their own.
Only manufacturers derived benefits from the tariff.
3
1
Which of the following most clearly signaled economic weakness in the 1920s?
uneven distribution of wealth
good times in coal mining and other outdated industries
the tremendous number of shares being traded on the stock exchange
purchase of factory goods by families of average income
4
1
The _______________________ is the total value of all goods and services produced in a nation.
stock market
gross national product
bonus army
Federal Reserve
5
1
“Black Tuesday” referred to the collapse of the _______________________.
Hoover Dam
Sears Tower
stock market
White House
6
1
Sprawling neighborhoods where people lived in rickety shacks were known as
Dillevilles
Rooseveltvilles
Trumpvilles
Hoovervilles
7
1
What were the migrants called who moved west to escape the Dust Bowl?
Aztecs
Longhorns
Tigers
Okies
8
1
Careless agricultural practices contributed to the creation of the Dust Bowl.
True
False
9
1
Foreclosures occur when lenders take over ownership of a property from an owner who has failed to make loan payments.
True
False
10
1
The 1920s were good times for farmers and organized labor.
True
False
11
1
High unemplyment was a cause of the Great Depression
True
False
12
1
The Stock Market Crash was an effect of the Great Depression.
True
False
13
1
The "run on the banks" and the banks failing was a cause of the Great Depression.
True
False
14
1
Central bank of the United States
Vinton County Bank
Federal Reseve
NAACP
KKK
15
1
Term for the area of the country that was hardest hit by the 1930s drought
Ohio Valey
Tri State Area
Rocky Mountains
Great Plains
16
1
World War I veterans whose protest in Washington, D.C., was violently disrupted
NAACP
Bonus Army
Angry Marines
Extra Airforce
17
1
People who hopped trains to look for work
Clowns
Magicians
Hoboes
Coaches
18
1
Select the 3 causes of the Great Depression
Dust Bowl
WWI
Stock Market Crash
Race Riots
Overproduction
Hoovervilles
Uneven distribution of wealth
Bonus Army
19
1
Select the 3 results or effects of the Great Depression
Bombing of Pearl Harbor
Urbanization
High Unemployment
Hoovervilles
Speakeasies
Vietnam War
Homelessness
College Football Playoffs
20
1
Select the 3 ideas associated with liberal beliefs
open to new behavior or change and willing to discard traditional values.
believes government power should be limited, particularly in the economy
believes in government programs to help the poor
believes in tradition, any change should be gradual
belief that government should not interfere with business
belief that government should regulate business
21
1
Select the 3 ideas associated with conservative beliefs
open to new behavior or change and willing to discard traditional values.
believes government power should be limited, particularly in the economy
believes in government programs to help the poor
believes in tradition, any change should be gradual
belief that government should not interfere with business
belief that government should regulate business
22
1
What is it known as when the govt gives tax breaks to company owners, who in turn give workers larger wages or create more jobs in turn helping the poor?
Lend Lease Economics
Trickle Down Economics
Micro Economics
Supply and Demand Economics
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