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wall street crash date

24 and 29 october 1929

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In ___ there was __ million unemployed. By ___ it had risen to ___ million

1929 1.5m, 1930 2.4m

3

percent of new factories built between 19__ - __ were in london

80%, 1932 -37

4

National unemployment rate in 1932

17%

5

Miner unemployment rate in 1932

34.5%

6

Shipbuilder unemployment rate in 1932

62%

7

Money on benefits in 1931

£120million

8

Labour votes to reject cuts in 1931 (US loans)

12 to 7

9

National government date

24 August 1931

10

National government cabinet

4 conservatives, 4 labour and 2 liberal

11

civil servants pay cut (in 1931)

10%

12

people that failed the means test in the first 10 weeks

271,000

13

benefit rate cut in 1931

10%

14

Special areas act (1934) only gave ___

£2 mil

15

unemployment dropped to ___ by 1938

10.1%

16

1930 weekly income comparison

£1.46 to £2.57

17

1936 John Boyd Orr report = ____ people had inadequate diet

4.5 mil

18

women received _____ of a mans wage

two thirds

19

first hunger march

1931 manchester

20

Jarrow unemployment in 1935

64%

21

Palmers employed ___ of jarrow

about 80%

22

200 men marched from jarrow to london ___ miles

291