Problems for farmers in the 1920s

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What happened in Europe when WWI ended?
They started producing crops and trading again.
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What prevented Europe from importing goods to the USA?
Tariffs
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Where was the majority of the competition coming from?
Canadian wheat producers
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Finish the sentence: By 1920 there were surpluses...
of wheat that nobody wanted
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Finish the sentence: Farmers could produce for their families and...
14 others
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What happened to the amount of land being farmed between 1900 and 1920?
It was increasing
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Give some methods the farmers used to improve production.
Fertilizers, machinery
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How many people were forced off the land?
6 Million
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How many African Americans were made unemployed?
3/4 million
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How much did prices fall by?
50%
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How many more bankruptcies were there in the 1920s than in 1910 or the 1900s?
5 times
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How much did the total US farm income drop by?
$22 billion in 1919 to just $13 billion in 1928
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What prevented Europe from importing goods to the USA?

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Tariffs

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Where was the majority of the competition coming from?

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Finish the sentence: By 1920 there were surpluses...

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Finish the sentence: Farmers could produce for their families and...

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