Liberal Fascism - Chapter Four

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Liberal Fascism Quizzes & Trivia

A 10-question quiz on Chapter Four of Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg, entitled "Franklin Roosevelt’s Fascist New Deal".


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How did FDR distinguish the actions of his administration from the actions of the Bolshevik and Nazi regimes?
    • A. 

      He claimed they were different in substance.

    • B. 

      He claimed they were different in degree.

    • C. 

      He claimed they were orderly.

    • D. 

      He claimed they were democratic.

  • 2. 
    What did Woodrow Wilson and FDR have in common?
    • A. 

      They were both intentional dictators.

    • B. 

      They were both homeschooled.

    • C. 

      They were both intellectuals.

    • D. 

      They were both academics.

  • 3. 
    Why does Goldberg declare that FDR was no fascist?
    • A. 

      Because his ideas and actions were non-fascist.

    • B. 

      Because his administration was criticized by Mussolini.

    • C. 

      Because he was a communist.

    • D. 

      Because he didn't think of himself as a fascist.

  • 4. 
    With which national figure did FDR's backers attempt to pair him in a prospective ticket for the 1920 presidential election.
    • A. 

      Teddy Roosevelt.

    • B. 

      Al Smith.

    • C. 

      Herbert Hoover.

    • D. 

      Warren Harding.

  • 5. 
    What was the basic principle of the New Deal?
    • A. 

      There was no basic principle.

    • B. 

      Increasing employment through government spending.

    • C. 

      Growing the economy by any means necessary.

    • D. 

      Bringing the nation together.

  • 6. 
    Italian Fascism, German National Socialism, and New Deal liberalism all shared a goal of being a _____ _____ between capitalism and socialism.
  • 7. 
    AHow did Goldberg suggest that FDR, as a member of the Wilson administration, would be described today?
    • A. 

      As a globalist.

    • B. 

      As a Obama loyalist.

    • C. 

      As part of the neocon cabal.

    • D. 

      As a Reaganite.

  • 8. 
    What was the only coherent policy to which FDR subscribed?
    • A. 

      Persistent experimentation.

    • B. 

      Government intervention.

    • C. 

      Progressive income taxation.

    • D. 

      Liberal fascism.

  • 9. 
    What was the fascistic symbol of patriotic compliance during America's New Deal?
    • A. 

      Uncle Sam

    • B. 

      The Statue of Liberty

    • C. 

      The White Buffalo

    • D. 

      The Blue Eagle

  • 10. 
    What was the name of the powerful and fascistic organization led by General Johnson during the New Deal?
    • A. 

      The National Recovery Administration

    • B. 

      The National Security Force

    • C. 

      The Securities and Exchange Commission

    • D. 

      The Justice League of America