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1

What percentage did stocks rise throughout the 1029s?

300%

2

How many homes had radio by 1929?

Over 10 million

3

By 1929 how many people were going to the cinema each week?

110 million

4

By 1929 what percentage of the population shared out a 1/3 of the wealth in the us?

5%

5

What percentage of he population were black in 1929?

10%

6

What year was the emergency Quotas act?

1921

7

What year was the literacy test introduced?

1917

8

What was the emergency quotas act?

It allowed only 3% of the number from the country who were in the USA in 1910. This favoured norther Europeans

9

National origins act (Reed Johnson act) what was it?

The restrictions of the emergency quota act were tightened, to 2% of those already in America in 1890

10

How many immigrants were the south and east of Europe allowed to send to the us after the national origins act?

20,000

11

How many non European immigrants were they allowed to send to the us after the national origins act?

4,000