History Chapter 25 Vocabulary

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  • 1. 
    Payments to people who have lost their jobs is called ________________. 
    • A. 

      Pension

    • B. 

      Unemployment insurance

    • C. 

      Social Security Act

    • D. 

      Second New Deal

  • 2. 
    This created a tax on workers and employees to provide pensions for retired people. 
    • A. 

      Unemployment insurance

    • B. 

      Social Security Act

    • C. 

      Second New Deal

    • D. 

      First New Deal

  • 3. 
    In 1935 Roosevelt launched a new set of programs and reforms called ______________________.  The laws passed at this time changed American life even more than the Hundred Days had done. 
    • A. 

      First New Deal

    • B. 

      Social Security Act

    • C. 

      Second New Deal

    • D. 

      Second Program Reforms

  • 4. 
    Payment for older people is called a __________________. 
    • A. 

      Retirement check

    • B. 

      Savings account

    • C. 

      Pension

    • D. 

      Welfare

  • 5. 
    People who moved place to place to harvest fruits and vegetables were called __________________. 
    • A. 

      Migrant workers

    • B. 

      Nomads

    • C. 

      Wanderers

    • D. 

      Farmers

  • 6. 
    An environmental disaster hitting the Great Plains during the 1930's. 
    • A. 

      Dirt Bowl

    • B. 

      Dust Bowl

    • C. 

      Sugar Bowl

    • D. 

      Disaster Bowl

  • 7. 
    Grants of money given to farmers to make up for the difference in profits made on the farm. 
    • A. 

      Pensions

    • B. 

      Retirement funds

    • C. 

      Subsidies

    • D. 

      Work relief

  • 8. 
    Government jobs given to needy people were called ______________ programs. 
    • A. 

      Subsidies

    • B. 

      Hundred Days

    • C. 

      Work relief

    • D. 

      WPA

  • 9. 
    A special session of Congress President Roosevelt called to launch his programs was called __________. 
    • A. 

      Hundred Days

    • B. 

      Hundred Weeks

    • C. 

      Several Days

    • D. 

      Special Session

  • 10. 
    Federal spending on projects such as highways, parks, and libraries to create jobs was called _____________. 
    • A. 

      Public jobs

    • B. 

      Public works

    • C. 

      Relief

    • D. 

      Government jobs

  • 11. 
    Aid for the needy is called ______________.
    • A. 

      Relief

    • B. 

      Public works

    • C. 

      Defaulted

    • D. 

      Government works

  • 12. 
    Failing to meet loan payments is a ____________. 
    • A. 

      Default

    • B. 

      Relief

    • C. 

      Public works

    • D. 

      Bankruptcy

  • 13. 
    Buying stock for a fraction of the price then borrowing the rest from brokers is called buying _________________. 
    • A. 

      Stock

    • B. 

      On credit

    • C. 

      On margin

    • D. 

      Stock exchange

  • 14. 
    An organized system for buying and selling shares, or blocks of investments, is called __________________. 
    • A. 

      Stock broker

    • B. 

      On margin

    • C. 

      Stock exchange

    • D. 

      Corporation buying

  • 15. 
    New laws that Congress passed during the Hundred Days-and in the months and years that followed- came to be called _____________________. 
    • A. 

      The newest deal

    • B. 

      New Deal

    • C. 

      Second New Deal

    • D. 

      Best Deal

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