The Great Depression was caused by
A) the stock market crash of 1929
B) an overproduction of farm products
C) poor regulation of the banking industry
D) a combination of several economic factors
Which DOES NOT characterize the Great Depression?
A) fram foreclosures and price controls
B) an effort by government to economically intervene in the lives of Americans
C) an improved gross national product and consumer spending
D) limited schooling and malnutrition among children
Which BEST describes the economic situation in American in 1930?
A) Several banks had closed
B) Farm prices were on the rise
C) People had plenty of money to buy food
D) Jobs were plentiful in California
What caused the Dust Bowl?
A) farm foreclosures
B) overfarming and drought
C) urban unemployment
D) lack of government intervention
What was the New Deal?
A) a regulation agreement between banks
B) a plan to prevent stocks from losing value
C) an agreement between Hoover and Roosevelt
D) a series of programs aimed at economic reform
All of the following situations provide examples of the effects of New Deal programs EXCEPT
A) a need being created for more workers
B) the construction of public works like dams and bridges
C) people moving from the Midwest to California
D) farmers receiving government subsidies
Why did President Roosevelt want to pack the court?
A) to allow justices to hear cases on a rotating basis
B) to keep New Deal programs from the United States Supreme Court
C) to appoint justices who would rule favorably on New Deal programs
D) to have a greater understanding of the economic benefits of the New Deal
Why did Congress pass the Neutrality Acts?
A) to declare war
B) to support Japan
C) to punish Europe
D) to isolate itself
What was the result of the attack on Pearl Harbor?
A) an American declaration of war on Japan
B) the complete destruction of the United States Navy
C) renewed efforts in Europe to rid the region of Hitlers dominance
uestion Â 1. The Great Depression was caused by A) the stock market c