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1

By how much did unemployment increase between 1919 and 1921?

4,060,000

2

What did the 1921 Emergency Quota Act restrict immigration to?

357,000 a year

3

How many workers went on Strike on 6th February 1919?

60,000

4

During the 'Red Hunting' in the 1920s, how many were actually deported?

556

5

In 1933, the government received $2,000 million. How much di it actually spend?

$5,000 million

6

In the 1932 presidential election, how many states did Hoover win?

6

7

What was the vale of the lend-lease supplies by the end of the Second World War?

$51 billion

8

How much did industry profit rise between 1940 and 1943?

11 million

9

In the early 1950s what % was Defense spending of US GNP?

14%

10

How many members did the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) gain?

over 30,000

11

In 1960 what % of Americans trusted the government?

70%

12

In 1974 what % of Americans trusted the government?

less than 40%