Unit two past paper questions and answers

Some past paper questions and some points you could write about for each one. In the exam you wouldn't need to write about all the points noted. Likewise there are other points i din't think off for each question which are just as relevant. I hope this helps and good luck :) x

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Recent Exam Questions

(There are no examples of 1a questions as these are sourcebased)

Exam One

1b Describe the problems faced by farmers in the 1920s (6)

They had overproduced

They couldn't sell abroad due to tariffs and other countries being encouraged to grow their
own food

New machinery meant…

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2a Explain how new consumer goods changed life for many families in the USA in the 1920s (8)

Motor cars meant people could live in suburbs

More people had radios and could hear news and adverts

It made life easier, especially women with the development of vacuum cleaners and other…

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o Made it fashionable to owe money

o Everyone could buy goods


o People wanted what they saw

o They were everywhere

o This lead to the other factors mentioned above


3b Was the setting up of alphabet agencies the most successful way Roosevelt dealt with the

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He taught it intentionally to get a trial

The trial was broadcast all over the country

Despite the coverage and the protests he was fined $100 and the law wasn't changed until

1c Explain the effects of the Bonus March on the USA (8)

Showed how many people were…

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o People wanted what they saw

o Encouraged people to buy

Women's position

o They wanted to work so they had money to spend

o They were going out to clubs and racecourses

Economic prosperity

o Confidence in the system

o People had more money to spend



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