Crash Course US History #34
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is meant by the "recovery" part of the New Deal?

    answer choices

    was aimed at providing temporary help to suffering and unemployed Americans

    was designed to help the economy bounce back from depression

    targeted the causes of the depression and sought to prevent a crisis like it from happening again

    designed to specifically help the elderly who were no longer able to work

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
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    What is meant by the "relief" part of the New Deal?

    answer choices

    was aimed at providing temporary help to suffering and unemployed Americans

    was designed to help the economy bounce back from depression

    targeted the causes of the depression and sought to prevent a crisis like it from happening again

    designed to specifically help the elderly who were no longer able to work

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is meant by the "reform" part of the New Deal?

    answer choices

    was aimed at providing temporary help to suffering and unemployed Americans

    was designed to help the economy bounce back from depression

    targeted the causes of the depression and sought to prevent a crisis like it from happening again

    designed to specifically help the elderly who were no longer able to work

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The name of the program advocated by Franklin D. Roosevelt to guide the country through the Great Depression ...

    answer choices

    Square Deal

    New Freedom

    New Deal

    Fair Deal

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A quote made by Franklin D. Roosevelt during the 1933 inauguration encouraging the American people ...

    answer choices

    "a chicken in every pot"

    "the only thing we have to fear, is fear itself"

    "a date that will live in infamy"

    "a house divided cannot stand"

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following New Deal programs was specifically designed to correct problems within the banking system?

    answer choices

    AAA

    FDIC

    SSA

    WPA

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Define the term "gridlocked."

    answer choices

    a barrier requiring a "key" for entry

    a method of marking locations using coordinates

    another term for points on an x-y axis

    a situation in which no progress can be made

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which New Deal program provided measures that were introduced to arrest the fall in agricultural prices that had been causing hardship in the country's farming industry.

    answer choices

    FDIC

    WPA

    AAA

    CCC

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following New Deal programs was aimed at providing electricity to poor rural families?

    answer choices

    CCC

    TVA

    PWA

    AAA

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following describes the US labor law which guarantees basic rights of private sector employees to organize into trade unions, engage in collective bargaining for better terms and conditions at work, and take collective action including strike if necessary?

    answer choices

    Second New Deal

    Wagner Act

    Works Progress Administration

    Federal Emergency Relief Administration

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    In 1935, why did the Supreme Court rule in the US V Butler that the AAA was unconstitutional?

    answer choices

    b/c one segment of the population was being supported directly by taxes paid by a different segment of the population

    b/c the President lacks the authority to make laws and FDR had bypassed Congress

    b/c Congress had passed the bill with fewer than half of the votes needed to create a new law

    b/c the Supreme Court was packed with conservative justices that did not believe in FDR's New Deal program

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which New Deal program was designed to provide jobs to millions of unemployed Americans and "stimulate" the economy?

    answer choices

    SSA

    AAA

    WPA

    FDIC

  • Question 13
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    Q.

    _____ main goal was to alleviate household unemployment by creating new unskilled jobs in local and state government. Jobs were more expensive than direct cash payments (called "the dole"), but were psychologically more beneficial to the unemployed, who wanted any sort of job, for self-esteem, to play the role of male breadwinner.

    answer choices

    FERA

    FDIC

    NLRA

    SSA

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following describes the 1930s extreme drought conditions that also affected Midwest farmers during the Great Depression?

    answer choices

    Super Bowl

    Alphabet Soup Bowl

    Dust Bowl

    Cereal Bowl

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is another term (synonym) for the Dust Bowl?

    answer choices

    White Out Conditions

    Black Blizzard

    Black Tuesday

    Blue Skies

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which New Deal program was specifically designed to help the elderly and or disabled, who were unable to work?

    answer choices

    SEC

    SSA

    AAA

    WPA

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Critics of the New Deal often stated that the programs were a range of economic and social systems characterized by social ownership of the means of production and workers' self-management, too much like _____.

    answer choices

    capitalism

    federalism

    socialism

    fascism

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Following FDR's reelection in 1936, he instituted what plan aimed at helping the country fight through the Great Depression?

    answer choices

    the Fair Deal

    the New Nationalims

    the Second New Deal

    the Square Deal

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