Hunt21 - Lynn Hunt, The Making of the West Chapter 21 1....

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Lynn Hunt, The Making of the West Chapter 21 1. The U.S. stock market crash led to a global economic depression because A. the United States was unable to pay its war debts to European nations. B. American lenders called in their international debts, which undermined banks and industry abroad. C. American banks had borrowed so heavily from foreign lenders that the crash destabilized foreign currencies. D. most foreign companies traded their stock on the U.S. market. 2. Which of the following does not accurately describe a source of social tension during the Great Depression? A. Many people fled the cities, overwhelming the ability of rural communities to support their own population. B. Even though the majority of people had jobs, they lived in constant fear of losing them. C. Gender roles seemed to be reversed, as women often supported their families while their unemployed husbands remained at home. D. The falling birthrate led to fear that the “superior” peoples would be overwhelmed by “inferior” peoples. 3. In the 1930s, although the views of politicians varied, one concern shared by all was that A. greater popular participation in politics would secure political stability by heightening the sense of shared responsibility. B. pump priming and government-sponsored job programs offered surefire solutions to effect an economic turnaround. C. falling birthrates meant a serious weakening or imminent collapse of individual nations, if not European society altogether. D. an expansion of overseas markets would generate impressive revenues and lead to future prosperity. 4. Mohandas Gandhi fought against British colonial rule of India by A. organizing a vast network of resistance fighters. B. using his skills as a lawyer to marshal international support for Indian independence. C. practicing civil disobedience. D. staging hunger strikes across India to publicize his country's struggle for independence. 5. In the Middle East, some important anticolonial and nationalist movements were successful, including the founding of an independent Republic of Turkey, led by A. Mohandas Gandhi. B. Mustafa Kemal (or Atatürk). C. Jawaharlal Nehru. D. Anwar al-Sadat.
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6. Mustafa Kemal dramatically changed Turkish society in the 1920s by A. creating a quasi-Communist state that limited private ownership of property. B. developing an Islamic state that enforced traditional laws about all aspects of society. C. barring foreign banks and investments to make Turkey independent of outsiders. D. modernizing Turkish society by adopting elements of Western economics and culture. 7. In 1929, Joseph Stalin intended to end the Soviet Union's backwardness with an ambitious industrial expansion program called the A. New Economic Policy. B. Struggle for Socialism.
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Hunt21 - Lynn Hunt, The Making of the West Chapter 21 1....

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