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The Great Depression
The period in American history from 1929 to 1941 is referred to as the Great Depression. It was a time when America's economy was not working. At its worst, 25% - one out of four people - were out of work. Some historians say the number of people out of work was closer to one out of three, since married women who lost jobs were not considered unemployed. Many banks failed and many farmers lost their farms.
Here are some interactive questions we created about the Great Depression that we believe you might find on a homework assignment, a unit quiz or an exam. Test yourself. See if you remember the answer (or guess the answer), then click the "Show Answer" button under each question to see if you are right!
The Great Depression, Interactive Quiz with Questions and Answers