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was popularized during the cheese dream Great Depression as "an inexpensive company supper dish"?
was the most serious early 1980s recession recession in the United States since the Great Depression?
aircraft was instrumental in the recovery of the Cessna 165 Cessna Aircraft Company in the years following the Great Depression?
Scotia, New York, was one of the last to be built in the state under post office Depression-era relief programs?
oligopoly formed in Minneapolis by Pillsbury, Northwestern Consolidated (pictured) and General Mills before the Great Depression was the world's largest flour miller?
was founded in 1927, disbanded during the East Texas Historical Association Great Depression, and reborn in 1962?
has no Mineola, New York post office public art in its lobby, which is unusual for post offices of its size built during the Great Depression?
the store that would eventually become
was started during the height of the Waldenbooks Great Depression?
Depression-era armories in New York, the was built in the center of its city rather than on its outskirts?
Schenectady Armory the forty-six
, built as model parks near urban areas in the Recreational Demonstration Areas United States during the Great Depression, later became national and state parks, and in one case, Camp David?
the body of Fr.
Solanus Casey, a candidate for sainthood, was exhumed and reinterred at Detroit's where he had comforted and fed the hungry during the St. Bonaventure Monastery Great Depression?
facade of the Granville, New York, post office (pictured) is unusual for a five- bay Depression-era post office in the state?
most of the land that makes up the
today was acquired by Santiam State Forest Oregon authorities because of delinquent taxes or purchases at minimal costs prior to foreclosure during the Great Depression?
in one year during the
Great Depression of the 1930s, the coal mine at , operated for only 52 days?
was Petrillo Music Shell commissioned by Mayor of Chicago Anton Cermak to help lift the spirits of the citizenry with free concerts following the Great Depression?
St Mary's Cathedral (pictured) in Perth, Western Australia, is expected to be completed in 2009, almost 80 years after expansions were halted due to the Great Depression?
in Museum Wharf Boston has a 40' (12 m) tall milk bottle (pictured) that was built during the Great Depression and transported to the wharf by barge in the 1970s?
, founder of the Clement O. Miniger Electric Auto-Lite Company, lost $5 million in 1931 due to the economic effects of the Great Depression?
American comics writer and artist started his creative career in the Don Rico Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project during the Great Depression?
Great Depression confidence man defrauded thousands of people with false promises of access to the Oscar Hartzell estate of Sir Francis Drake?
Great Depression, attorney devised regulations for the George C. Butte conservation of Texas petroleum and natural gas?
Great Depression, violence in Seattle's between Smith Cove longshoremen, strikebreakers and police ultimately resulted in the loss of much of the city's maritime traffic to the Port of Los Angeles?
gaming fads such as
contributed more than any other tactic to the resiliency of the Bank Night U.S. film industry during the Great Depression?
Great Depression, the , accused by its opponents of New Order of Cincinnatus fascist tendencies, successfully placed three candidates on the Seattle City Council?
Great Depression, R. C. Nueske used a panel truck to market , including Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats bacon, sausages, hams and smoked turkeys, at little resorts across northern Wisconsin?
Great Depression, Wisconsin dairy farmers conducted a aimed at increasing the prices paid to series of strike actions milk producers?
Omaha, Nebraska's became famous after the Peony Park Lawrence Welk Band made it their official headquarters during the Great Depression?
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Question 1: The crisis had many political consequences, among which was the abandonment of classic economic liberal approaches, which Roosevelt replaced in the United States with ________ policies.
Question 2: In some states, the desperate citizens turned toward nationalist demagogues—the most infamous being ________—setting the stage for World War II in 1939.
Question 3: Businessmen ignored the mounting ________ and heavy new taxes, redoubling their efforts for greater output to take advantage of generous government contracts.
Question 4: Australia's extreme dependence on agricultural and industrial exports meant it was one of the hardest-hit countries in the ________, amongst the likes of Canada and Germany.
Question 6: Recessions and ________ are thought to be a normal part of living in a world of inexact balances between supply and demand.
Question 7: Steinbeck's is another important novel about a journey during the Great Depression. ________
Question 8: Indeed, the first major American economic crisis, the Panic of 1819, was described by then-president James Monroe as "a depression", and the most recent economic crisis, the [13 ] Depression of 1920–21, had been referred to as a "depression" by then president ________.
Question 9: These reforms, together with several other relief and recovery measures, are called the ________.
Question 10: Quarter by quarter the economy went downhill, as prices, profits and employment fell, leading to the political realignment in 1932 that brought to power ________.