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1

What proportion of farmers were evicted during the depression and why were many named Okies?

They were people who were moving west to find work after dustbowls ruind their farms in the plains. Okies because most were from Oaklahoma stafe.

2

In 1930 how many investors with the Bank of the USA lost all their savings?

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3

What were dustbowls?

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4

What happened to farm income during the depression? (needs numbers)

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5

How much money did Rockefeller lose in the depression??

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6

What % did farm and industrial production fall by?

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7

How many people were made unemployed daily?

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8

What was the name of the shanty towns where homeless people lived and why were they called this?

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9

What did US international trade fall from and to during the depression?

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10

What was the unemployment figures % in Toledo and Cleveland

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11

What did Hoover believe in, which said people should look after themselves and not rely on the government for help?

Rugged Individualism

12

What was Hoover’s nickname during the Depression?

Do-Nothing President

13

What event, from June 1932, saw Hoover order MacArthur to deal with a “mob” of WWI veterans who were asking for help?

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14

What programme saw 500,000 Mexicans sent back to Mexico to save money?

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15

What was the name of the unsuccessful measure introduced by Hoover in 1930 to protect US goods from foreign imports?

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16

What did the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1929 do?

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17

How much did the Emergency Relief Act of 1932 set aside to provide unemployment pay?

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18

What Act made it easier for banks to borrow money from the government?

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19

In 1931, how much did Hoover give to state governments to set up work schemes such as the Hoover Dam?

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20

What was the name of the organisation set up to provide $2 billion in aid to states and loans to banks?

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