CHANGES IN SOCIETY-The impacts of the Wall Street Crash

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What date was the wall street crash?
October 1929
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The panic selling of shares on Wall Street led to?
a loss of confidence in the financial markets
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Share prices crashed causing?
the collapse of the US stock market
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the events became known as?
wall street crash
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This lead to?
great depression
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What does wall street crash mean?
the collapse of the American stock market in October 1929
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What does great depression mean?
the economic and social slump which followed the wall street crash
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What does Hoovervilles mean?
shanty towns built on the edges of cities by the unemployed during the Great depression , named after president Hoover
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What does hobo mean?
an unemployed wanderer searching for work
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What were the four major impacts of the wall street crash?
rising unemployment , depression in the cities , family life , depression in the countryside
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Rising unemployment caused?
factories , banks , businesses collapsed
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Mid 1925 employment was?
1.5 million
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Depression in the cities was that by 1933 1/3 of the workforce in the cities were?
unemployed
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Many could not pay their rent and became?
homeless , forced to live in shanty towns called hoovervilles
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Depression in the countryside was that farmers were unable to sell?
produce and became bankrupt
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Many were evicted and became?
hobos searching for work
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A drought in 1931 caused the soil in New Mexico to turn to?
dust
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Dust storms effected?
20 million hectares creating a "dust bowl"
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Family life was that there was no system of social security so many were forced to?
forced to rely on charity and handouts
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There was a sharp rises of?
suicides , fall of marriages and fall of birth rates
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The panic selling of shares on Wall Street led to?

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a loss of confidence in the financial markets

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Share prices crashed causing?

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the events became known as?

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This lead to?

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