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1. What did Gustav Stresemann do to meet the challenge of runaway inflation in Germany in 1923?
2. What kinds of problems did mass unemployment cause during the Great Depression?
3. What was the Works Progress Administration (WPA)? What did the WPA attempt to do during the Great Depression in the United States?
4. What was the Scandinavian response to the Great Depression?
5. How did radio and movies allow propagandists and political leaders to reconstruct orderly and reassuring
images of the world for ordinary people, even as high-culture artists, composers, and writers continued to
dismantle traditional cultural norms and express the anxiety and fear arising out of the First World War and its aftermath?
– Britannica on the Great Depression – https://www.britannica.com/story/causes-of-the-great-depression
– US History.org has a great resource for all of US History. Use the drop-down to explore their information on the Great Depression – https://www.ushistory.org/us/48.asp
– The WPA info can also be found on the above Britannica and US History sites.
– Crash Course on the Great Depression https://youtu.be/GCQfMWAikyU
– There are quite a few sources for how the Scandinavian countries (Norway, Sweden, Finland) handled the Great Depression. Here is one source http://www.historydoctor.net/Advanced%20Placement%20European%20History/Notes/great_depression.htm