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1

The impact of the Great Depression on American resulted in all of the following except

salaries for those who held on to their jobs rose slightly.

2

Warren G. Harding's weaknesses as president included all of the following except a(n)

lack of political experience.

3

All of the following were political liabilities for Alfred E. Smith except his

failure to win the support of American labor

4

President Hoover's approach to the Great Depression was to

offer federal assistance to businesses and banks but not individuals.

5

The mood in the United States just before the stock market crashed in 1929 could best be described as

confident

6

The advent of the gasoline-powered tractor in the 1920s meant that

productivity went way up but so did debt.

7

President Herbert Hoover believed that the Great Depression could be ended by doing all of the following except

providing direct aid to the people

8

.The term "Hoovervilles" refers to

shantytowns filled with shacks created by homeless people during the Great Depression.

9

Which of the following was not a consequence of the American policy of raising tariffs sky-high in the 1920s?

The American economy slipped into recession.

10

President Hoover's public image was severely damaged by his

use of harsh military force to disperse the Bonus Army from Washington

11

In America, the Great Depression caused

a decade-long decline in the birthrate.

12

.Veterans' organizations like the American Legion successfully lobbied Congress to give them

a bonus insurance policy to compensate them for lost wages during their military service.

13

Hoover was criticized for his handling of the Great Depression, but some historians consider this unfair for all of the following reasons except

his policies enabled local and state governments to act more efficiently to help people in need.

14

One of Herbert Hoover's chief strengths as a presidential candidate was his

talent for administration.

15

The Teapot Dome scandal was centered around corrupt deals and bribes involving

naval oil reserves

16

The Bonus Expeditionary Force marched on Washington, D.C., in 1932 to demand

immediate full payment of bonus payments promised to World War I veterans.

17

Which one of the following members of President Harding's cabinet proved to be incompetent and corrupt?

Albert Fall

18

When elected to the presidency in 1928, Herbert Hoover

combined small-town values with wide experience in modern corporate America.

19

As a result of the Hawley-Smoot Tariff of 1930

the worldwide depression deepened.

20

The Reconstruction Finance Corporation, established by Hoover to deal with the depression, was charged with

making loans to businesses, banks, and state and local governments.

21

republican econmic policies under Warren G harding

the government would help business along the path to profit

22

During the 1920's the supreme court

often ruled against progressive legislation

23

the main reason Harding was willing to seize on international disarmament was that

business people were unwilling to help pay for a larger navy

24

the 1928 kellog briand pact

officially outlawed war as a solution to international rivalry

25

the major scandal of hardings administration resulted in the conviction of his secretary of

the interior

26

which of the following attributes is least descriptive of president Coolidge

wordiness

27

during Coolidge's presidency, government policy was set largely by the interests and values of

the business community

28

after the initial shock of Hardings scandals many Americans

excusing many wrongdoers that they gotten away with it

29

one of the major problems facing farmers in the 1920's was

overproduction

30

in 1924 the democratic party convention defeated by only one vote a resolution condemning

the Ku Klux Klan

31

the progressive party did not do well in the 1924 election because

most people shared the general prosperity of the time