Controversy 1 - Why did the USA suffer such a serious depression in the years 1929-33?

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1. What is the post-revisionist view?

  • The depression was down to a wide range of factors
  • The depression was down to Hoover
  • The depression was down to international problems and Hoover
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2. Wheat prices fell in the 1920's from....?

  • $2.50 to $1
  • $1 to 0.50c
  • $3.40 to $1.20
  • $4 to $1.50

3. What is the revisionist view?

  • The depression was down to a wide range of factors
  • The depression was down to Hoover
  • The depression was down to international problems and Hoover

4. What was the uneployment rate in 1933?

  • 46%
  • 32%
  • 25%
  • 33%

5. How many banks were under the Federal Reserve Board?

  • 1/3
  • 2/3
  • 3/4
  • 1/2

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