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California history during the depression study guide

1) How does the textbook characterize the reaction of California politics to the great depression?

2) What was the outcome of the 1934 San Francisco waterfront strike?

3) Who supported and who opposed the candidacy of Upton Sinclar in 1934?

4) The depression most severely affected which group of Californians?

5) Who was Dr. Francis E. Townsend?

6) Which labor organization led the agricultural strikes in the 1930s?

7) What did Culbert Olson accomplish as governor?

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1) How does the textbook characterize the reaction of California politics to the great depression?
The government of California made little effort to control the depression initially. When it finally realized the significance of the depression, the government resorted to frantic and extreme actions and attempted solutions. Throughout the depression the government remained unorganized, discouraged and ineffective at combating the misery and fear caused by the depression.

2) What was the outcome of the 1934 San Francisco waterfront strike?

Local police and the National Guard were used to break up the 1934 San Francisco waterfront strike. As they tried to make way for strike breakers to get to ...

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This is a study guide of California history during the depression. The original resource is included as well as seven study questions and answers. Over 450 words of original text.

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