American History Chapter 12 Lesson 2

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 34

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  • 1. 
    Which President is affectionately and simply referred to as "FDR"?
  • 2. 
    FDR was elected president because of his similar beliefs to the previous president about how the government should run.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following strategies did President Roosevelt not use to boost American confidence in the government?
    • A. 

      Temporarily shut down all banks

    • B. 

      Promised all banks would eventually reopen

    • C. 

      Gave fireside chats

    • D. 

      Fired government officials not performing their jobs well enough

  • 4. 
    President Roosevelt's "fire side" chats usually took place over the phone though many Americans could not hear it beause they had no phone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following were not a goal of President Roosevelts bills sent during the Hundred Days program?
    • A. 

      Recieve

    • B. 

      Recovery

    • C. 

      Relief

    • D. 

      Reform

  • 6. 
    Many Americans feared the New Deal and Hundred Days was giving the US government to much power and headed the country to drastic changes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The elderly were propably the most affected group of Americans during the time of the Great Depression
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which act created by President Roosevelt and Congress began to provide funds for Americans while they worked but could not recieve until they had retired?
  • 9. 
    Which of the following groups of Americans did the Social Security Act not benefit?
    • A. 

      The retired

    • B. 

      The laid off workers

    • C. 

      The disabled

    • D. 

      Needy families with kids

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    President Roosevelt was elected to serve two terms as President.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following President Roosevelt programs took place during the First Deal/ Hundred Days?
    • A. 

      WPA

    • B. 

      REA

    • C. 

      Wagner Act

    • D. 

      FERA

    • E. 

      NRA

    • F. 

      Social Security Act

    • G. 

      FDIC

    • H. 

      TVA

    • I. 

      CCC

    • J. 

      DOA

  • 12. 
    Which branch of government is noted by the textbook as being President Roosevelt's number 1 enemy to all his new programs?
  • 13. 
    What is meant by the term "court packing"?
  • 14. 
    Essentially President Roosevelt did get judges he wanted in the Supreme Court without having to "pack" them in.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    President Roosevelt served as president of the United States while also battling polio.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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