Were the National Governments successful?

How did the National governments help the economy?
Abandoned the gold standard (1931). The import duties act (1932).
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What did Britain abandon? What effect did this have?
The gold standard. It made goods cheaper and increased exports.
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How did the National governments tackle political extremeism?
Public order act 1936.
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What happened to extremeism?
It did not grow.
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What was people's relationship with Mosely like?
They did not trust him.
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What happened to the economy?
It wasn't as bad as some other European countries.
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How did the national governments tackle unemployment?
Unemployment act 1934. Special areas act 1934.
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What was the total employment figure by 1937?
1.4 million.
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Why was this not as great of a success as it first seemed?
Little improvement was made in the most depressed areas where most of the unemployed were concentrated.
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How did the national governments deal with the abdication crisis?
Baldwin threatened to resign.
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What did the king do?
Abdicate. He was then succeeded by his brother George VI.
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