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1

Before the stock market crashed in 1929, many Americans were buying stocks on margin, which was
a. waiting until the end of the day to buy and get the best price
b. putting 5% down and getting a lean for the balance of the stock
c. buying the first stocks available on the market
d. paying for the entire stock at once

b

2

Speculation
a. helping others choose stocks based on ethical practices of corporations
b. buying stocks with special circumstances
c. buying stocks on margin and hoping to sell within a period of time and make quick profits
d. none of the above

c

3

The following caused the dust bowl
a. farmers overused land and left soil depleted of nutrients
b. huge winds blew topsoil away and created large dust storms
c. seven years of drought in the midwest
d. all of the above

d

4

Which state was affected by the dust bowl?
a. oregon
b. florida
c. texas
d. ohio

c

5

All of the following were causes of the great Depression except
a. the election of president hoover
b. the overproduction of farm products and industrial products
c. high tariffs on foreign goods
d. the crash of the stock market

a

6

The day of the stock market crashed has been remembered as
a. black monday
b. black wednesday
c. black tuesday
d. black friday

c

7

Why did banks close after the crash of the stock market
a. all the money was spent on upgrades on the white house
b. banks have been ordered to close by the president
c. banks were now only open for corporations
d. bans had used customer's accounts to give loans for stocks and now it was lost in the crash

d

8

The bonus army
a. marched on washington demanding their WWI bonus check
b. marched on paris demanding their WWI bonus check
c. marched on Washington praising president hoover for his help of veterans
d. marched on paris in remembrance of the fall of the bastille

a

9

This person was elected president, during the great depression, because people had lost faith in president hoover
a. theodore roosevelt
b. franklin roosevelt
c. elenor roosevelt
d. edward roosevelt

b

10

The first 100 days of FDRs first term are known as the
a. square deal
b. new deal
c. straight deal
d. renewed deal

b

11

All of these except one are parts of FDRs three R's
a. relief
b. reform
c. recovery
d. rebuild

d

12

relief was
a. the governments plan to administrate the constitution of public infrastructure
b. the governments plan to fix the problems within the stock market
c. the governments plan to get people back on their feet by providing food, shelter, and jobs
d. none of the above

c

13

FDR tried to pick up the spirits of the American People during the great depression by
a. giving radio addressed that were known as fireside chats that were informational
b. giving out free tickets to baseball games providing free access to broadway musicals
d. giving weekly speeches on broadcast

a

14

The purpose of social security is
a. to protect peoples retirement plans
b. provide citizens with affordable housing
c. to provide for the retired and the disabled
d, to protect people access to higher education

c

15

Huey Long believed
a. the money for social security should be collected equally from Americans
b. the money for social security should be collected from the richest Americans
c. the money for social security should be collected through sales taxes
d. the money for social security should be collected through property taxes

b

16

Dr. Townsend believed
a. the money for social security should be collected equally from all Americans
b. the money for social security should be collected from the richest Americans
c. the money for social security should be collected through sales taxes
d. the money for social security should be collected through property taxes

d

17

She became the symbol of working women during world war II
a. molly the meat packer
b. sally the solider
c. amy the assembler
d. rosie the riveter

d

18

Philip Randolph
a. was the leader of a major african american union during world war II
b. was the secretary of war under FDR
c. was the president of the naacp
d. was an african american who was won a purple heart for his heroic in the war

a

19

The bracero program encouraged
a. mexicans to move back to mexico
b. mexicans to immigrate to the united states
c. mexicans to immigrate to the united states and work as farm workers
d. mexicans to join the United States army and fight in WWII

c

20

What is a zoot suit?
a. a zoot suit is a fabric and material conscious suit
b, a suit worn by latinos as an expression of individuality
c. a suit worn by mexican gangs
d. a suit worn by latino youth to express their cultural heritage

b

21

What were the zoot suit riots
a. navy sailors attacked mexican youth
b. mexican gangs fighting each other
c. mexican burning LA
d. mexican gangs fighting with LAPD

a

22

Which of the following was not a cause of the zoot suit riots
a. negative press about mexican youths
b. zoot suits were seen as unpatriotic
c. mexicans refused to enlist in the army
d. navy men attacked mexican youth

c

23

Which of the following was not an underlying problem latino youth were dealing with in LA during WWII
a. latino youth were being discriminated against because they refused to learn english
b. latino youth were being targeted by the media as delinquents
c. latino youth were being accused of being unpatriotic
d. latino youth had little to no neighborhood

a

24

What was the consequence of the zoot suit riots
a. navy sailors were involved in the riot were brought up on misconduct charges
b. latino youth were given the impression that their rights to free expression were not protected
c. latino youth sued the LAPD and won damages in a civil suit
d. navy sailors involved publicly apologized for their actions

b

25

Korematsu V. the United Staes ruled
a. that Japanese relocation was constitutional because it was based not on the race, but on military urgency
b. that japanese relocation was unconstitutional because it was based on race
c. that germany relocation was constitutional because the US was at war with Germany
d. that germany relocation was constitutional because all germans were spies

a

26

During WWII, americans planted these to produce more food at home
a, patriot garden
b. american gardens
c. war gardens
d. victory gardens

d

27

Americans helped pay for WWII by
a. paying more taxes
b. buying war bonds
c. taking a pay cut at work
b. by donating to the salvation army

b

28

This person made the decision to drop atomic weapons on Japan
a. teddy roosevelt
b. franklin roosevelt
c. harry truman
d. albert einstein

c

29

The code name for atomic bomb project was
a. manhattan project
b. brooklyn project
c. bronx
d. queens project

a

30

Atomic weapon fell on these two cities
a. tokyo and nagasaki
b. nagasaki and edo
c. fukushima and hiroshima
d. nagasaki and hiroshima

d