• January 12, 2013

The Great Depression

After a decade of roaring prosperity, North Carolinians summon their strength to face economic disaster.


Alan Hodge

Because North Carolina was a state built on agriculture and textiles, the Great Depression hit the state doubly hard. Take this quiz and test your knowledge of how North Carolina fared in the 1930s.

This quiz first appeared in the June 2012 issue of Our State.



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