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Answers to Fill-In Questions 1933 9 1981-82 the United States 25 Lyndon Johnson 100 3 a plenitude of land in comparison with amount of labor (or, a scarcity of labor). government spending on World War I1 (the New Deal did not do the job) 10 (1 1 if the 1945 recession is counted) 1875 (give or take a couple of years) G.I. bill of rights 20th Answers To Questions For Further Thought And Discussion 1. Describe in as much detail as possible, the impact of the Great Depression on the lives of those who lived through it. Ifyou know anyone who remembers the 1930's, ask them to describe those times. Some of the things that typify those times were the breadlines, soup kitchens, hobo jungles, Hoovervilles, widespread unemployment and poverty. Also the New Deal, the collapse of the banking system, the foreclosed mortgages, and, perhaps most significant, the loss of hope by millions of Americans of ever making a decent living.
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2. What were the main agricultural developments over the last two centuries? ' 1834: Cyrus McCormick7s mechanical reaper, which quadrupled output of farm, workers by 1860 late 1840's: John Deere began manufacturing steel plows. Other 1 gth century innovations: Appleby twine binder, the Marsh brothers' harvesting machine, the Pitts thresher, and Eli Whitney's cotton gin Early 2oth century: gasoline powered tractor Two other (nontechnological) developments were the federal government's willingness to give away 160-acre plots to anyone who would farm that land and,
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2010 for the course EC EC 202 taught by Professor Amsler during the Spring '10 term at Michigan State University.

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