American

Why did the US economy Boom ?
because of : Resources , Impact of first World War , Technological Change , Mass Production , Mass Marketing, Credit , Confidence , the Polices of the Republican Peridents
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which people did benifit from the Boom ?
Black People , New Immigrants, Industrial Workers, Farmers
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Why did Prohibition fail ?
Corruption, Profits , Lack of Public Support (Moonshines, soeakeasies) , Big Business (illegal liquor) , Organised Crime (gangsters)
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When was the Wall Street Crash ?
29th October 1929
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what were the causes of of the Wall Street Crash ?
Overproduction , Speculators , Uneven wealth distribution , Panic Selling
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When was the Dust Bowl ?
between 1930-1936
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What was the Dust Bowl ?
South and mid west suffered drought.Much land was overfarmed and was loosing feritilty after years of hot summers and little rain fall.This meant that there was no grass coverage and the wind wipped the dust into storms which ruined anything in sight
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give on statistic of how the depression affected the American People?
unemployed 1.6 it had become higher in 1933 to 14m which increased by 24%
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Give examples of intolerance in the US ?
Scopes Trial, Sacco & Vanzetti , Red Scare , Limits on Immigration and Prohibition
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Give example of tolerance
Immigration , flappers , Economic boom ,People want to chance the laws
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which people did benifit from the Boom ?

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Black People , New Immigrants, Industrial Workers, Farmers

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Why did Prohibition fail ?

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When was the Wall Street Crash ?

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what were the causes of of the Wall Street Crash ?

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