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What were some of the political effects of the world economic crisis of the 1930s?
The economic crisis of the 1930s led to increased volatility in all six countries. Both countries failed to form a democratic national political consensus and, as a consequence, experienced a collapse of their democracies.
How successful were the Socialists and Communists in exploiting the unrest caused by the Great Depression?
How successful were the socialists and communists in exploiting the unrest caused by the Depression? They were ultimately unsuccessful because they failed to get a lot of support from the public.
What happened in the US in the 1930s?
For the most part, banks were unregulated and uninsured. The government offered no insurance or compensation for the unemployed, so when people stopped earning, they stopped spending. The consumer economy ground to a halt, and an ordinary recession became the Great Depression, the defining event of the 1930s.
What did the government do in the Progressive Era?
The government passed the Pure Food and Drug Act. Labor unions protested unsafe working conditions. How did the publication of Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle contribute to a change in the relationship between government and business? Federal troops were mobilized to break strikes by labor unions.
Why was the American Revolution a radical event?
It can be said the American Revolution was radical as it transformed American society into a society with revolutionary and radical thought ready to rise against the abuses of the British. However, there is an argument that the revolution was conservative in a bid to preserve the rights of the Americans.
Which is the most sweeping revolution in history?
For years people have argued that France had the real revolution and that ours was mild by comparison. But now a powerful new book says the American Revolution was the most sweeping in all history. It alone established a pure commercial culture—a culture that makes America the universal society we are today.
Why was the American Revolution a Conservative Revolution?
However, there is an argument that the revolution was conservative in a bid to preserve the rights of the Americans.