1 Which situation was a basic cause of the Great Depression?

(1) continued increases in wages for workers
(2) excessive profits for farmers
(3) overregulation of the stock market
(4) overproduction of consumer goods

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2 In the 1930's, one factor that accounted for the westward migration of farmers from the Great Plains was

(1) high farm prices         (3) the Dust Bowl
(2) new technologies       (4) the baby boom

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3  An important factor contributing to the start of the Great Depression in the United States was the

(1) increase in military spending
(2) failure to maintain the gold standard
(3) reduction of tariff rates
(4) uneven distribution of wealth

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4 The Dust Bowl experiences of the Oklahoma farmers during the Great Depression demonstrated the

(1) effect of geography on people’s lives
(2) success of government farm subsidies
(3) limitation of civil liberties during times of crisis
(4) result of the Indian Removal Act

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5  After the election of 1932, a friend told President Franklin D. Roosevelt that if he succeeded he would go down in history as the greatest American President. Roosevelt replied, "Yet if I fail, I may be the last one." This response reflected President Roosevelt's
belief  that the

1 Constitution limited him to two terms in the Presidency
2 military was seriously considering a takeover of the government
3 Great Depression threatened the people's faith in democracy
4 American people were opposed to major changes in the role 
of government

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