Chapter 15 New Deal

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Chapter 15 New Deal

New Deal Test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the policy of spending more money than the government recieves in revenue?
    • A. 

      Deficit spending

    • B. 

      AAA

    • C. 

      Glass Steagall Act

    • D. 

      National Industrial Recovery Act

  • 2. 
    How did FDR change the role of the federal government during the first hundered days?
    • A. 

      Added 7 new justices

    • B. 

      Decreased the size of government

    • C. 

      Increased the size of government

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    What did FDR do to fix the banking crisis?
    • A. 

      Started the Works Progress Administration

    • B. 

      Started a four day bank holiday to inspect the banks

    • C. 

      Gave farmers a subsidy

    • D. 

      Created Social Security

  • 4. 
    What did the Civilain Conservation Corps NOT provide?
    • A. 

      Lodging

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Education

    • D. 

      Cash Payments

    • E. 

      The CCC provided all of these

  • 5. 
    The Works Progess Administration's immediate goal was to ______________________
    • A. 

      Give farmers a subsidy

    • B. 

      Help unions

    • C. 

      Create as many jobs as possible

    • D. 

      Provide an education to men

  • 6. 
    What organization provided student aid to highschool, college, and graduate students?
    • A. 

      Works Progress Administration

    • B. 

      Social Securities Act

    • C. 

      Civilian Conservation Corps.

    • D. 

      National Youth Administration

  • 7. 
    What is the point of the Wagner Act?
    • A. 

      To help Americans gain a higher education

    • B. 

      To protect those in a union

    • C. 

      To provide aid to those 65 and older

    • D. 

      To create more regulation for banks

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    What did the Fair Labor Standards Act (1938) NOT pass?
    • A. 

      Set a minimum wage

    • B. 

      Set the maximum number of hours you can work per week

    • C. 

      Set rules for employing workers under the age of 16

    • D. 

      Gave men and women the same wages and treatment

  • 9. 
    The Social Securities Act did NOT provided________________________
    • A. 

      Aid to the unemployed

    • B. 

      Aid to families with dependent children

    • C. 

      Retirement plan for those 65 and older

    • D. 

      All of them were provided

  • 10. 
    Who played a key role in advising FDR to hire minorties and women?
    • A. 

      Huey Long

    • B. 

      Eleanor Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Mary McLoed Bethune

    • D. 

      John Collier

  • 11. 
    FDR was committed to full civil rights for African Americans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    John Collier increased rights to _________________ through economic, cultural, and political means.
    • A. 

      Native Americans

    • B. 

      Women

    • C. 

      Mexican Americans

    • D. 

      African Americans

  • 13. 
    Which organization paid painters to produce public art?
    • A. 

      The CCC

    • B. 

      Works Progress Administration

    • C. 

      National Youth Administration

    • D. 

      National Public Art Administration

  • 14. 
    Orson Wells created nation wide panic with_______________________
    • A. 

      Touch of Evil

    • B. 

      Gone with the Wind

    • C. 

      War of the Worlds

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Which of the following of Roosevelt's ideas failed to become law?
    • A. 

      The creation of a federally supported pension system

    • B. 

      The establishment of regional planning authorities

    • C. 

      The reorganization of the Supreme Court

    • D. 

      Federally supported loans for housing

  • 16. 
    Republicans did not like the New Deal
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Political Cartoon What could "back to farm and forest" refer to?
    • A. 

      The AAA

    • B. 

      The WPA

    • C. 

      The CCC

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    How was FDR able to do what the cartoon conveyes?
    • A. 

      Congress was Rebilican like FDR

    • B. 

      Congress was Democratic like FDR

    • C. 

      Congress was Republican unlike FDR who was a Democrat

    • D. 

      Congress was Democratic unlike FDR who was a Republican

  • 19. 
    The American public percieved many characteristics in FDR but _________________was probably not one of them.
    • A. 

      Self-confidence

    • B. 

      Compassion

    • C. 

      Economic conservatism

    • D. 

      Determination

  • 20. 
    By decreasing farm surpluses, the AAA helped to _________________
    • A. 

      Lower the cost of food

    • B. 

      Increase the food supply

    • C. 

      Raise the price of food

    • D. 

      Combat the effects of the Dust Bowl