1929-1941 America

A few question on America 1929-1941 for AS history

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  • Created on: 01-04-12 14:53
What was to blame for the Wall Street Crash?
The run on the banks, panic, public over spending on credit.
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What day did the stock markets crash?
24th October 1929
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3. How much public profit was lost during the stock market collapse?
$25 billion
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How many banks failed in the US?
over 2,000
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What was Hoover also known as?
The do-nothing President
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Why was Hoover seen as this?
Because he targeted the problem of the depression by trying to fix business first and so to the people it looked as if he was doing nothing.
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What did Hoover do to try to stop the depression?
Try to stabilize farming and agriculture by buying surplus wheat, The emergency relief and construction act
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What did Franklin Roosevelt promise America?
His new deal would restore America
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Who helped create the idea of the new deal?
The brain Trust
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What were the aims of FDR’s new deal?
The 3 R's- Relief, Recovery and Reform
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What did Roosevelt do?
Fireside chats, emergency banking holiday act,stock exchange limits and restored confidence in banks
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What was the NRA?
National Recovery Administration
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Why was there a mini recession in 1937?
Because of the new acts to pay for and a new deficit budget
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What event destroyed crops in 1930?
The great dust bowl
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What was the reform agenda?
The 2nd new deal leading up to the 1936 elections
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How many times was FDR re-elected as president
4
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Did the new deal end the depression?
False
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What day did the stock markets crash?

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