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Topic 1 ­ The Impact of the Depression - Answers
1. 29th October 1929 ­ Wall Street collapsed and the Great Depression began. USA couldn't lend money to European
countries and recalled some loans. Depression soon hit Britain and the rest of Europe because of their
over-dependence on the USA.…

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7. The Means Test was unpopular because:
"This is more about the government than helping the unemployed!"
People hated having an inspector go through their belongings.
Relatives sometimes had to move out so family could get the full amount.
Humiliated families had to reveal their savings and earnings.
Some authorities…

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