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Fordney McCumber Tariff year?
1922
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Ford company formed in?
1903
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Assembly line first used in?
1914
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What is hire purchase?
Paying a deposit nad then paying the rest in installments
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Laissez-faire
interfereing in business as little as possible
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Rugged individualism
believing that individuals were responsible for their own lives
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In early 1929, what percentage of the population owned one-third of the nation's wealth?
5%
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How many African Americans lost their jobs in the 1920s?
Almost 1 million
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1917 Immigration Law?
Required all foreigners to take a literacy test
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1921 Immigration Quota Act?
Maximum number of immigrants = 375,000 and number from each ethnic group = 3% of number in 1910
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1924 National Origins Act?
Reduced quota to 2% of the population in 1890
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1929 Immigration Act
Number of immigrants reduced to 150,000
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KKK formed in?
1866
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Number of KKK members in early 1920s?
5 million
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Number of men employed by Al Capone?
1000
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Year of the St Valentine's Day massacre?
1929
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People killed in St Valentine's Day massacre?
6 members of the Bugs Moran gang
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Year Prohibition was repealed (21st Amendment)?
1933
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Month of the Wall Street Crash?
October 1929
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Date of Black Tuesday?
29 Oct 1929
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Number of banks that stopped trading between 1929 and 1933?
11,000
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Ford company formed in?

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Assembly line first used in?

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What is hire purchase?

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Laissez-faire

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