The Great Depression - Crime and Criminals
1. True or False: Crime rose dramatically during the Great Depression.
2. What form of entertainment was not allowed to make criminals look like heroes?
3. Al Capone was an organized crime boss in what city?
b. New York
c. Los Angeles
4. What was John Dillinger famous for robbing?
a. Poor people
d. Produce markets
e. Government facilities
5. True or False: Many people blamed banks for the Great Depression.
6. What year did prohibition come to an end?
7. What group marched to Washington D.C. as part of the Bonus Army?
a. Mill workers
8. What famous outlaw started one of the first soup kitchens in Chicago?
a. Pretty Boy Floyd
b. John Dillinger
c. Bonnie Parker
d. Al Capone
e. Baby Face Nelson
9. What were the girlfriends of famous outlaws called?
c. Matchstick girls
d. Lowell girls
e. Gun molls
10. True or False: Many criminal organizations formed to make money off of alchohol during prohibition.
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