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SAT® Subject Test in World History

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Responses to the Great Depression

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How did Western European governments initially respond to the Great Depression?

A

Political parties were reorganized into single, national parties to tackle the problem with unified efforts.

B

Public works projects were immediately launched to counteract the negative economic effects.

C

Legislatures passed measures allowing for more open trade with reduced tariffs to stimulate the economy.

D

Conservative political measures were largely replaced by leftist socialist policies in most countries.

E

European holdings in Africa and Asia were decolonized to liberate spending for the home economies.