Problem Solving Assessments for Chapter 12:
Development of the U.S. Economy


In this chapter, a number of questions are presented after brief sections of text. Following is a pdf for the questions as well as the answers. Click on either one to have it printed.

Ch. 12 Questions     Ch. 12 Answers

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  1. The chapter talks about how credit must be available in order for an economy to be healthy. Give an example of how credit could cause economic problems.[audio]

  2. What is your idea of a perfect economy? Give examples of what your economy would have.[audio]

  3. What would happen to a mostly agricultural economy (like many of the small towns in Oregon) if they started to industrialize? [audio]

  4. The economy in the Eugene/Springfield area needs a boost. What do you think would be the best way for the area to grow?[audio]

  5. Why are many of the small towns in Oregon experiencing economic problems?[audio]