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Which term is often used to describe the USA in the 1920s?
The Roaring Twenties
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The 1920s has also been described as?
The Jazz Age
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During the 1920s what percentage of people lived just above the poverty line?
Over 60 per cent
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Life was especially difficult for African-Americans in...
The Deep South
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Some of the southern states where life was hard for African-Americans were...
Mississippi and Alabama
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Who was the baseball hero of the 1920s?
Babe Ruth
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What impact did the war have on the demand for American goods?
increased demand
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What was the key to America's economic boom in the 1920s?
Technological progress and increased demand.
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Which group of women were better off in the 1920s?
middle-class women
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The most important industry in the 1920s was...
automobiles (cars)
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The main type of car produced by Ford in the 1920s was...
the Model T
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The city at the centre of the automobile industry was...
Detroit
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Ford's main idea to speed up production was...
the assembly line
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Many Americans bought items through...
hire purchase
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The American president elected in 1928 was...
Herbert Hoover
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When did the Wall Street Crash happen?
October 1929
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The biggest underlying economic problem was...
over production and under consumption
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The Depression was most severe in...
winter 1932
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The number of unemployed reached its peak at...
upwards of 13 million
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The shanty towns that many people lived in were called...
Hoovervilles
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Signs went up across America saying...
"No men wanted"
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Who was the Democratic candidate in the presidential election of 1932?
Franklin D Roosevelt
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The election of 1932 was won by...
The Democrats
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The American economy did not fully recover until...
1941
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Life was especially difficult for African-Americans in...

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