New Deal
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  • Question 1
    180 seconds
    Q. Who was president during the New Deal?
    answer choices
    Theodore Rooesvelt
    Franklin Roosevelt
    Herbert Hoover
    Woodrow Wilson
  • Question 2
    180 seconds
    Q. What New Deal law provided for a 40hr work week in most insdustries, time and a half for overtime, a federal minimum wage, and a ban on oppressive child labor conditions?
    answer choices
    Fair Labor Standards ACt
    no
    no
    no
  • Question 3
    180 seconds
    Q. What New Deal agency paid for production by writers, painters, and photographers?
    answer choices
    National Arts Council (NAC)
    American Federation of Labor (AFL)
    NAACP
    Works Progress Adminsitration (WPA)
  • Question 4
    180 seconds
    Q. Massive deficit spending and a dramatic increase in the national debt was suggested by what economist and followed by FDR?
    answer choices
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    Andrew Mellon
    Hnery George
    John Maynard Keynes
  • Question 5
    180 seconds
    Q. What union representing industrial workers grew to a membership of over 9 million during the New Deal era?
    answer choices
    American Federation of Labor
    Association of Federal State Municipal and County Employees
    Congress of Industrial Organizations
    Teamsters
  • Question 6
    180 seconds
    Q. What New Deal Act guaranteed workers the right to organize and join labor unions?
    answer choices
    Fair Labor Standards Act
    National Labor Relations Act (Wagner Act)
    workman's compensation
    Social Security
  • Question 7
    180 seconds
    Q. Which agency paid young adults to build national parks?
    answer choices
    Works Progress Adminstration
    Civilian Conservation Corps
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    Bonus Army
  • Question 8
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following New Deal laws/agencies regulated the buying and selling of stocks?
    answer choices
    Securities and Exchange Commission
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    Emergency Banking Act
    Home Owners Insurance Corporation
  • Question 9
    180 seconds
    Q. Federal deposit insurance for banks stopped which of the following phenomena that was motivated by a lack of confidence in the financial industry?
    answer choices
    buying stock on margin
    robbing banks
    runs on banks
    selling short
  • Question 10
    180 seconds
    Q. What New Deal goal was met by giving help to people in need?
    answer choices
    relief
    recovery
    reform
    reelection
  • Question 11
    180 seconds
    Q. What did the 21st amendment end, giving the government a new source of income through an excise tax?
    answer choices
    prohibition
    icome taxes
    women's right to vote
    WWI
  • Question 12
    180 seconds
    Q. What Great Depression era singer and labor organizer wrote working man ballads including, "This Land is Your Land"?  He also had "This Machine Kills Fascists" on his guitar.
    answer choices
    John Green
    Henry Wallace
    George Peek
    Woody Guthrie
  • Question 13
    180 seconds
    Q. Who wrote The Grapes of Wrath?
    answer choices
    HL Mencken
    Clarence Darrow
    Albert Camus
    John Steinbeck
  • Question 14
    180 seconds
    Q. What natural calamity coincided with the New Deal and caused intensified and increased poverty throughout Oklahoma, Arkansas, and other parts of the sotuh?
    answer choices
    the bank holiday
    the great flood of 1927
    the dustbowl
    increaded lynchings
  • Question 15
    180 seconds
    Q. What was the culminating event that brought the country out of the Great Depression?
    answer choices
    the Bonus Army
    the building of the Hoover Dam
    going off of the gold standard
    World War II
  • Question 16
    180 seconds
    Q. What was the name of FDR's plans and programs designed to meet the needs and problems of the Great Depression?
    answer choices
    New Deal
    Great Deal
    Social Security
    the New Liberalism
  • Question 17
    180 seconds
    Q. Did congress allow FDR to appoint more than justices?
    answer choices
    yes
    no
    not the correct answer
    not the correct answer
  • Question 18
    180 seconds
    Q. What was FDR's answer to 2 of his laws (programs) being declared unconstitutional?
    answer choices
    Executive Order 9066
    US v. Butler
    impeachment bu not conviction
    couirt packing plan
  • Question 19
    180 seconds
    Q. What group of Americans was hurt, as marginal farm land was taken out of production with federal subsidy payments?
    answer choices
    Kansas wheat growers
    corporate framers 
    black sharecroppers and tenant farmers
    west coast vegetable and fruit growers
  • Question 20
    180 seconds
    Q. What New Deal critic and radio talk show host felt that FDR was controlled by bankers?
    answer choices
    Huey Long
    Francis Townshend
    Charles Couglin
    Estes Kefauver
  • Question 21
    180 seconds
    Q. What were the major goals of the New Deal?
    answer choices
    no gold standard and free coinage of silver
    abolition and suffrage
    relief, recovery, and reform
    expanding the size and economic influence of the United States
  • Question 22
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following major events coincided with the New Deal?
    answer choices
    the Civil War
    the Great Depression
    the Stock Market Crash
    World War I
  • Question 23
    180 seconds
    Q. When was the New Deal?
    answer choices
    1776-1791
    1820-1860
    1900-1920
    1933-1945
  • Question 24
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following events coincided with the New Deal?
    answer choices
    the Korean War
    the Spanish American War
    World War II
    World WarI
  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q. What New Deal program was an answer to demands for a pension for the elderly as put forward by Dr. Francis Townsend?
    answer choices
    National Labor Relations
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    Works {rogress Administration
    Social Security
  • Question 26
    180 seconds
    Q. What law limited the types of investments of banks and created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, insuring all bank deposits by the federal government?
    answer choices
    Keating Owens Act
    Glass Stegall Act
    US v. Butler
    Bank Holiday
  • Question 27
    180 seconds
    Q. What Supreme Court decision declared the Agricultural Adjustment Act unconstitutional because of its funding mechanism, taxing one group of people to specifically give the money to another group of people?
    answer choices
    US v. Butler
    US v. Schechter Poultry
    En Re Gault
    US v. Debs
  • Question 28
    180 seconds
    Q. What New Deal law/agency created controversy by putting the government into direct competition with private industry?
    answer choices
    the Agricultural Adjustment Act
    the National Industrial Recovvery Act
    the Tennessee Valley Authority
    the Wagner Act
  • Question 29
    180 seconds
    Q. Who was the first female cabinet member and FDR's Secretary of Labor who was key in creating the first minimum wage law and the Social Security Administration?
    answer choices
    Frances Perkins
    Marian Anderson
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    Mary McCleod Bethune
  • Question 30
    180 seconds
    Q. FDR's "Bank Holiday" was part of which of the following laws?
    answer choices
    Financial Srevices Act
    Federal Emergency Relief Agency
    Social Security Adminsitration
    Emergency Banking Act
  • Question 31
    180 seconds
    Q. Who was FDR's Secretary of Agriculture who wrote the Agricultural Adjustment Act, paying farmers to destroy pigs and plow under corn (very controversial but agricultural prices did go up)?
    answer choices
    Roswel Garst
    Henry Wallace
    Upton Sinclair
    Harry Truman
  • Question 32
    180 seconds
    Q. What popular southern Governor opposed FDR with a Share or Wealth program proposal that would have provided a guaranteed income to all Americans?
    answer choices
    Geroge Wallace
    Lester Maddux
    Orval Faubus
    Huey Long
  • Question 33
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following cases declared FDR's National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA stimulate the economy and raise prices) unconstitutional because of its limits on individual company's levels of production?
    answer choices
    US v. Butler
    US v. Schecter Poultry
    US v. Debs
    the Slaughterhouse Cases
  • Question 34
    60 seconds
    Q. What was a guiding principle of the New Deal economic policies? 
    answer choices
    Pro-business tax breaks would solve the problems associated with urban poverty
    Antitrust legislation would destroy the free market economy of the United States 
    Rugged individualism must be allowed to solve social inequality
    Government must assume more responsibility for helping the poor 
  • Question 35
    60 seconds
    Q. President Franklin D. Roosevelt believed that declaring a bank holiday and creating the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) would help the nation’s banking system by
    answer choices
    restoring public confidence in the banks
    reducing government regulation of banks
    restricting foreign investments
    granting tax relief to individuals
  • Question 36
    60 seconds
    Q. During the 1930s, the conditions shown in this photograph occurred mainly
    answer choices
    on the Atlantic Coast
     on the Great Plains
    in the Rocky Mountains
    in the Pacific Northwest
  • Question 37
    60 seconds
    Q. Based on the cartoon, how did President Roosevelt want to ease the Great Depression?
    answer choices
    by expanding the role of government in citizens’ lives
    by expanding the authority of legislative representatives
    by regulating the stock purchases by individual investors
    by restricting the spending by government on domestic projects
  • Question 38
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following compounded the devastation caused by the Great Depression?
    answer choices
    the beginning of WWII
    the Red Scare and infiltration of communistic ideas
    influenza epidemic and poor healthcare
    Midwestern drought and Dust Bowl
  • Question 39
    60 seconds
    Q. Which economic factor contributed most directly to the start of the Great Depression?
    answer choices
    low worker productivity
    high income taxes
    decreasing tariff rates
    buying stocks on margin
  • Question 40
    60 seconds
    Q. An advocate of President FDR's farm policy would most likely supported which economic strategy?
    answer choices
    Reducing agricultural output to increase product values
    Utilizing minimum wage laws to stimulate farm productivity
    Allowing market forces to operate freely to achieve stabilization
    Increasing agricultural production to ensure food supply
  • Question 41
    60 seconds
    Q. The Wagner Labor Relations Act of 1935 addressed what labor issue?
    answer choices
    Workplace safety
    Health insurance
    Collective bargaining
    Minimum Wage
  • Question 42
    60 seconds
    Q. An active supporter of Socialist Party during Great Depression most likely have felt about TVA?
    answer choices
    Alarmed, unprecedented and dangerous step toward collectivization
    Angry, represented threat to spirit of free enterprise and capitalism
    Enthusiastic, government asserting itself in private sector to benefit many
    Discouraged, government undermining small family farmers and subsidizing agribusiness
  • Question 43
    60 seconds
    Q. Which following most responsible for trend evident from 1933 through 1937?
    answer choices
    Effects of New Deal relief and recovery efforts
    Establishment of Lend-Lease program
    Impact of Great Depression on stockholders' profits
    Increase in War Production Board orders to munitions 
  • Question 44
    60 seconds
    Q. Securities and Exchange Commission was...
    answer choices
    Insure bank deposits and promote economic stability 
    Mediate between business and labor and ensure fair competition
    Regulate prices of agricultural goods and reduce surpluses
    Oversee stock trading and prevent fraud
  • Question 45
    60 seconds
    Q. What caused this? 
    answer choices
    Passing Smoot-Hawley Act
    Creating Securities and Exchange Commission
    Implementing Revenue Act
    Establishing Reconstruction Finance Commission
  • Question 46
    180 seconds
    Q. A major criticism of TVA?
    answer choices
    Served only a few southern states
    Job opportunities inadequate to meet unemployment demands
    Publicly funded but price competed unfairly with private sector companies
    Need for industrial infrastructure improvement a greater need
  • Question 47
    60 seconds
    Q. Artists who painted public murals during 1930s worked for...
    answer choices
    Works Progress Administration
    Good Neighbor Policy
    National Urban League
    Tuskegee Institute
  • Question 48
    60 seconds
    Q. Which statement most accurately expresses the point of view of the cartoonist?
    answer choices
    Isolationism is the safest policy for these countries to follow.
    The United States is ignoring the threat caused by foreign aggression
    Trade restrictions are more of a threat than leaders recognize
     England can defend itself against Axis aggression.
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