Which of the following played a role in raising the standard of living for many Americans during the 1920s?
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In what ways did the Federal government finally try to help stem the tide of the Great Depression?
It provided loans to struggling businesses.It provided loans to struggling
homeowners.It added jobs to build dams and public buildings.It passed Smoot-Hawley, which lowered tariffs.
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What are two reasons that banks failed during the Great Depression?
Foreign nations stopped war debt payments.Credit card interest rates were not high enough.Farms went bankrupt and could not pay back loans.They had invested too heavily in the stock market.
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The loss of two major sources of income crippled the French economy right before the onset of the Great Depression. What were they?
wine industryforeign tourismwool manufacturingwar reparations
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What U.S. policy involved giving money to Latin American nations in exchange for support, trade agreements, and nominal control over their affairs?
Roosevelt CorollaryMonroe doctrineDollar diplomacyFree Trade Agreement
Question #7TextMultipleChoice Score:
ProductivityAccountabilityReliability is a worker's level of output in goods and services over a period of time.
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Japan was able to prevent slipping into the mire of the Great Depression by devaluing its currency. How did this act help the nation survive nearly unscathed?
This turned higher profits for Japanese companies at home.It enabled the government to print a lot more money.This made Japanese products easier to sell on foreign markets.It forced people to work longer hours, which increased production.
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Why did so many investors begin to sell off their stocks, causing Black Thursday and leading to the beginning of the Great Depression?
They needed the money for other investments.There were too many scams involving stocks.Companies were losing business and their money.It was better to keep cash on hand for emergencies.
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What three innovations played a role in creating vast changes in American society during the Roaring Twenties?
assembly-line productionbetter oil refineriesnatural gas lines for energyalternating electrical currentcommercial aviationinterstate highway system
Question #11MultipleChoice Score:
Herbert Hoover lost the 1932 presidential election to _____.
Calvin CoolidgeHarry TrumanWarren HardingFranklin Roosevelt
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During the 1920s, how did credit card debt play a role in causing the Great Depression?
Not enough cash was floating around.People could not pay off their bills.Interest rates were not high enough.There was no longer a need for banks.
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How did the economic boom affect advertising in the 1920s?
Advertising became very ineffective during this decade.Marketers appealed to enhancing the consumer's image.Ads focused on providing product information.There was no longer a need for much advertising.
Question #14TextMultipleChoice Score:
The law of causalitymotionthermodynamics states that every action has an effect on something else (the idea of cause and effect).
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To try to escape economic woes, Great Britain raised tariffs. Why was this an unwise thing to do?
Higher tariffs created too much of a surplus.It caused runaway inflation to strike the nation.Higher tariffs discouraged foreign trade.It made other nations too rich.
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