Hoover, FDR, and Great Depression
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  • Question 1
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    Q. This Program helped retirees
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    Social Security Act
    Social Service Act
    Stock Market Advice
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. A _______________ government is a government that basically governs least.
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    National Debt
    Las Vegas
    Laissez Faire
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What was created to protect bank deposits up to $5,000?
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  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. The New Deal Gave Americans hope but it failed to end the Great Depression.
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  • Question 5
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    Q. Why did Franklin Roosevelt close banks when he became president?
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    to prevent "runs" on the banks
    to consolidate the assets fo several banks
    to reduce the number of banks in operation
    to allow the banks to receive money from the federal government
  • Question 6
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    Q. President Hoover's philosophy that Americans must work harder to dig out of the depression.
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    chicken in every pot
    rugged individualism
    Square Deal
    New Deal
  • Question 7
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    Q. What New Deal agency monitors the stock market?
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  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. The TVA generated what for the people of the Tennessee River Valley?
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    fresh water
    natural gas
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What are cash payments or food given by the government straight to the poor?
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    direct relief
    price supports
    fiat money
    rugged individualism
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. What federal policy led to the expansion of the Federal Government?
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    New Deal
    Return to Normalcy
    Fair Deal
    Great Deal
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Also known as Keynesian Economics, it's when the government spends more money than it receives in taxes
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    deficit spending
    buying on margin
    surplus spending
  • Question 12
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    Q. October 29th, 1929
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    Black Monday
    Black Tuesday
    Black Wednesday
    Black Friday
  • Question 13
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    Q. The election of Franklin D. Roosevelt to the Presidency in 1932 reflected the desire of many Americans to
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    have government take an active role in solving economic problems
    return to a policy of laissez-faire capitalism
    continue the domestic policies of the Hoover administration
  • Question 14
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    Q. What was the name given to President Roosevelt's plan to alter the Supreme Court to increase his power in having his New Deal legislation passed instead of having it struck down on constitutional grounds? 
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    The New Deal
    The Great Depression
    Court Packing 
    Second New Deal 
  • Question 15
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    Q. What were the major goals of the New Deal?
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    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 16
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    Q. What New Deal program was an answer to demands for a pension for the elderly as put forward by Dr. Francis Townsend?
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    National Labor Relations
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    Works Progress Administration
    Social Security
  • Question 17
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    Q. During the Great Depression, the overall unemployment rate was about
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  • Question 18
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    Q. All of the following were important causes of the Great Depression except
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    both individuals and businesses built up large debts because of easy credit.
    tariffs on foreign imports were lowered.
    the federal government did not insure people's bank accounts.
  • Question 19
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    Q. The _____ was created by private business and the federal government working together.
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    Smoot- Hawley Tariff Act
    Federal Reserve
    Great Depression
    Hoover Dam
  • Question 20
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    Q. What were two key ideas that helped shape Hoover's core beliefs?
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    rugged individualism & associative state
    bootstraps and pulling
    independence & limited government
    Socialism & Communism
  • Question 21
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    Q. Why did the Stock Market crash on October 29,1929?
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    Only very wealthy people invested in the Stock Market
    People distrusted the stock market as a way to make money
    People panicked and began selling their stocks when economists warned people 
    Stock prices were at an all-time high and no one wanted to sell
  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the causes for the Great Depression is shown in the picture?
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    Wealth inequalities
    Buying on credit
    stock market speculation
  • Question 23
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    Q. What did President Roosevelt do during his Fireside Chats?
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    Attacked the critics of the New Deal
    Criticized President Hoover's handling of the Great Depression
    Explained the ideas behind his New Deal prgrams
    Stopped the use of government funds to provide jobs
  • Question 24
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    Q. Who made up the Bonus Army that marched on Washington?
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    WWI vets and their families
    farmers forced off their land by dust storms
    unemployed industrial workers and their families
    business and labor leaders who agreed to work together
  • Question 25
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    Q. What does buying stock on margin mean?
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    purchasing the stock outside the regular stock exchange
    buying the stock for someone else
    paying less than the market price of the stock
    borrowing money to help pay for the stock
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