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When was the Ford Mccumber tariff?
1922
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Instead of taking 14 hours, a car was made in
93 minutes
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How many people owned a car?
1 million
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how long did people save up to afford one?
3 months
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How many jobs did the car industry have?
4 million
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By 1930, 20 large company groups owned?
72 percent of the electric power
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Instead of 20 storey buildings they had?
60 storey buildings
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200 corporations owned...
20 per cent of the nations wealth
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The price of shares went up by
300 %
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By 1929 how many homes owned a radio?
10 million
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By 10929 how many people were going to the cinema each week?
110 million
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When was the first talkie film?
1927
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By 1929, ??? of the population was shared by ?? of the population
1/3 , 5%
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Blacks made up how much of the population?
10%
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By 1929, how much of american had annual incomes of 2,500
71%
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How many 14-15 year olds were there working for 11 hours a day?
2 million
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What year did they issue the literacy test?
1917
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In 1921, the ??? was were they let in ?? of the emigrants that they did in ????
EQA (Emergency Quotas Act), 3% of that in 1910
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In 1924, the ??? was were they let in ?? of the emigrants in ????
NOA (National Origins Act), 2% of that in 1890
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How many people left the South for the North?
1 million
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Which act defined liqour as anything that contained ???? or more?
Volstead act, 0.5%
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How much of america were dry after the war?
75%
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how many speakeasies were ther in NYC?
30,000
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in USA
200,000
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By 1932 how much did unemployment grow by?
12 million
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how many companies became bankrupt?
100,000
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How many shares were sold?
13 million
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