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What new type tax was introduced worldwide as a result of the exorbitant amounts of money required to fight the war.Was genuinely introduced in almost every country involved in the war.
The primary method of taxation before 1914.2 possible answers.
Percentage of government spending as a percentage of GDP in England in 1914.GDP is calculated using the formula C+G+Ig+Nx. G would be government spending. 'BG' in YNS.
Percentage of government spending as a percentage of GDP in England in 1916.Considerable increase, 'Ha' in YNS.
Percentage of government spending as a percentage of GDP in the U.S. in 1913.'K' in YNS.
Percentage of government spending as a percentage of GDP in the U.S. in 1919.'CL' in YNS.
In these countries inflation grew at an increasing rate during the war and then exploded in the years after the war. (1)Now the fourth biggest economy in the world!
In these countries inflation grew at an increasing rate during the war and then exploded in the years after the war. (2)Didn't actually exist prior to the war, but afterwards was created from land taken from East Prussia.
In these countries inflation grew at an increasing rate during the war and then exploded in the years after the war. (3)Similar to the above, didn't really exist prior to the war. Only existed as one half of a dual-monarchy with the below answer.
In these countries inflation grew at an increasing rate during the war and then exploded in the years after the war. (4)Existed as part of a dual-monarchy with the above answer.
In these countries inflation grew at an increasing rate during the war and then exploded in the years after the war. (5)Became a part of the Soviet Union in 1922.
What aspect of the above economies did not keep up with inflation and declined in real terms?Also a percentage of GDP in some models, but not in the aforementioned model.
What class become the primary voting bloc for Hitler in the years after WWI?Makes sense, considering Hitler's hatred of communism. His political base would be right in Marx's crosshairs.
What did Russia do with its debts once the Bolsheviks took over.because they could!
What did Russia do with industry once the Bolsheviks took over?In typical Communist fashion-- part of War Communism, which ironically totally screwed over the proles.
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What system of currency did the world more-or-less abandon during WWI?It is argued that attempts to return to this currency system led to the Great Depression.
What is the name of the period economically before 1914?A period of massive flows of capital, investment, loans, and technology across borders.
What did England do to the Central Powers as part of its policy of economic warfare?Ultimately led to the policy of unrestricted submarine warfare that got the U.S. into the war, arguably the first major cause of German destruction.
How much money did Britain, France, and Russia collectively borrow from the U.S. during the course of the war?'L Hui' in YNS. Massive amount.
How much money in foreign assets did the U.S. hold by 1918?'B Buo' in YNS.
These countries saw a GDP increase during the war. (1)Even though they went from one of the world's greatest creditors to one of its biggest debtors.
These countries saw a GDP increase during the war. (2)Expected, went from being one of the world's biggest debtors to one of its biggest creditors.
Percentage of French wheat lost in occupied areas.'Ca' in YNS.
Percentage of French oats lost in occupied areas.'CG' in YNS.
Percentage of French sugar beets lost in occupied areas.'Ga' in YNS.
Percentage of French steel lost in occupied areas.'Ka' in YNS.
Percentage of French coal lost in occupied areas.'GG' in YNS.
Percentage of French iron ore lost in occupied areas.'La' in YNS.
The Allies spent this much more than the Central Powers on the war.Considerably more, curiously enough.

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