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1

Who was a living symbol of power and prosperity?

Ford

2

How much did a person earn a day at Fords?

$5

3

Were there a lot of immigrants in the Ford factory?

yes

4

What city was the heart of industrial America?

Detroit

5

What was the most widely used vehicle in human history?

Model T

6

What religious group did Ford's newspaper, Dearborn Independent, attack?

Jewish

7

What person in Munich had a picture of Ford?

Hitler

8

Could you talk or whistle while working the assembly line?

no

9

What new card did Ford introduce?

Model A

10

In the 1920s, were people living beyond their means?

yes

11

In what year did the stock exchange experience its worst loss?

1929

12

What was there a flood of in the 1930s?

layoffs

13

Did the govt have programs for the unemployed?

no

14

Was there social security for the aged?

no

15

Who was president at the start of the Great Depression?

Hoover

16

What political party marched for food, relief, shelter, and jobs?

Communist

17

What did Hoover say was just around the corner? In every pot?

prosperitychicken

18

How much did Ford make in 1930?

$30 million

19

What was the unemployment rate in Toledo?

80%

20

How many employees lost their job when the factory closed?

60000

21

What did people call the shantytowns that sprung up?

Hoovervilles

22

In Detroit, how many evictions were there a day?

150

23

What did a doctor say killed one person in Detroit every 7 hours?

starvation

24

Where did Hoover put money to stimulate jobs?

People at the top and Reconstruction Finance Corp

25

Did Hoover give any direct money to the unemployed?

no

26

Where did people march to on March 7, 1932?

Rouge Ford Factory

27

How many people were shot? Where were most of them shot? How many died?

26In the back4

28

What was Ford's home fortified with?

machine guns

29

From what war were the Veterans that would shake the nation?

WWI

30

What did Veterans want now?

Bonus money