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d. Correct: Consumerism took society by storm in the 1920s as buying on credit expanded the purchasing power of the American public.8.Improved communication methods connecting the country contributed to all of the following excepta.Greater awareness of regional identities b.Increased economic productivity c.Spread of a national culture d.Rapid decline of nativism and racism Explanations: a. Incorrect: Regional identities did become more apparent to those outside their particular region, including that of blacks in the North through the Harlem Renaissance.b. Incorrect: Communication technologies increased the efficiency of business, thus increasing economic productivity.c. Incorrect: Mainstream, or popular, culture was a new phenomenon that reached new heights in the 1920s due to the widespread use of radios, telephones, and motion pictures.d. Correct: Nativism and racism also reached new heights during the 1920s as skepticism of immigrants grew out of concern for communism influencing the United States as well as the continued oppression and terrorizing of blacks during the Jim Crow era.
Heimler’s History Ultimate Review Packet APUSH 2020- Stimulus Based Multiple Choice Questions Questions 9-10 refer to the poster below. 9.Which of the following best represents the conditions to which the poster was responding to? a. Incorrect: Most relief efforts in the first months of the New Deal were largely successful. Banks were revived, farms bounced back, and unemployment decreased.b. Correct: President Roosevelt’s New Deal was directly responding to the Great Depression, set off by a farming depression and stock market crash in the 1920s. This led to a “run” on the banks, leading to widespread bank closures.c. Incorrect: While a decline in international trade did contribute to the economic crisis of the 1930s, the New Deal was not directly responding to a global situation. d. Incorrect: Buying on credit also contributed to the growing stock market “bubble”. However, the New Deal initially aimed to address the immediate effects of the Great Depression.10.Which of the following groups would most likely disagree with the poster?Explanations: a. Correct: Conservatives, including Herbert Hoover and many on the Supreme Court bench, viewed much of the New Deal as a socialist overreach of federal power.
Heimler’s History Ultimate Review Packet APUSH 2020- Stimulus Based Multiple Choice Questions b. Incorrect: FDR served as the impetus behind the New Deal, embracing Keynesian economic philosophy in order to stimulate the national economy.c. Incorrect: Coupled with the Dust Bowl, farmers in the Great Plains region were the hardest hit by the Great Depression and sought new economic opportunities across the country.d. Incorrect: The “Big Tent” party of FDR largely supported his New Deal efforts. Some even criticised the New Deal as not going far enough to provide relief to the unemployed and impoverished.