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Step back in time and delve into the transformative era of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal with our immersive quiz. Tailored for history enthusiasts, students, and those curious about 20th-century American history, this quiz explores the comprehensive programs and policies that defined FDR's presidency. Test your knowledge of the New Deal's impact on the Great Depression, its economic initiatives, and the lasting legacy it left on the nation. Whether you're a history buff seeking to deepen your understanding or a student exploring the pivotal moments of the past, this quiz offers a compelling examination of one of the most significant Read moreperiods in American history. Challenge yourself with questions that navigate the complexities of the New Deal and gain valuable insights into its historical significance. Immerse yourself in the political landscape of FDR's presidency and assess your knowledge of this pivotal chapter in American history.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following were programs initiated by the FIRST "New Deal" from FDR, which happened shortly after his accepting into office?

    • A.

      Civilian Conservation Corps

    • B.

      Public Works Administration

    • C.

      Mother Earth Recyclers

    • D.

      Resettlement Administration

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Civilian Conservation Corps
    B. Public Works Administration
    D. Resettlement Administration
    Explanation
    The programs initiated by the FIRST "New Deal" from FDR, which happened shortly after his accepting into office, were the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Public Works Administration, and the Resettlement Administration. These programs were part of FDR's efforts to combat the Great Depression and provide relief and employment opportunities for the American people. The Civilian Conservation Corps aimed to provide jobs for young men in conservation projects, the Public Works Administration focused on creating public infrastructure projects to stimulate the economy, and the Resettlement Administration aimed to provide assistance to farmers and rural communities affected by the economic downturn.

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  • 2. 

    TRUE OR FALSE: The Indian Reorganization Act moved several Indian tribes to reservations within Indian Territory.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Indian Reorganization Act, also known as the Wheeler-Howard Act, was passed in 1934 and aimed to reverse the previous policies of assimilation and land allotment for Native American tribes. It did not involve moving tribes to reservations within Indian Territory, but rather focused on promoting tribal self-governance and allowing tribes to purchase and retain land. Therefore, the statement that the Indian Reorganization Act moved several Indian tribes to reservations within Indian Territory is false.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following were part of EITHER "New Deal" programs by FDR?

    • A.

      Indian Removal Act

    • B.

      Farm Security Administration

    • C.

      Works Progress Administration

    • D.

      Presidential Fitness Program

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Farm Security Administration
    C. Works Progress Administration
    Explanation
    The Farm Security Administration and the Works Progress Administration were both part of the "New Deal" programs by FDR. The Farm Security Administration aimed to help farmers affected by the Great Depression by providing loans and assistance. The Works Progress Administration focused on creating jobs and stimulating the economy through public works projects such as building roads, bridges, and schools. The Indian Removal Act and the Presidential Fitness Program were not part of the "New Deal" programs.

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  • 4. 

    FDR's "New Deal" programs did NOT help with which of the following issues?

    • A.

      Financial problems

    • B.

      Obtaining a home

    • C.

      Lack of technology in the field of education

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Lack of technology in the field of education
    Explanation
    The New Deal programs implemented by FDR aimed to address various issues during the Great Depression, such as financial problems and assisting individuals in obtaining a home. However, the New Deal did not specifically target the lack of technology in the field of education. Therefore, it can be concluded that the New Deal programs did not help with the issue of the lack of technology in education.

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  • 5. 

    TRUE OR FALSE: In 1923, Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president.

    • A.

      TRUE

    • B.

      FALSE

    Correct Answer
    B. FALSE
    Explanation
    Franklin D. Roosevelt was not elected president in 1923. He was elected as the 32nd president of the United States in 1932 and took office in 1933. In 1923, the president of the United States was Warren G. Harding, who served from 1921 until his death in 1923, at which point Calvin Coolidge became president. Thus, the statement is false.

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  • 6. 

    The Kiowa Five had _____ members.

    Correct Answer
    six
    Six
    6
    six members
    Six members
    6 members
    Explanation
    The Kiowa Five refers to a group of Native American artists from the Kiowa tribe. The question is asking for the number of members in the Kiowa Five. The correct answer is six, as indicated by the options "six," "Six," and "6." Additionally, the options "six members," "Six members," and "6 members" also imply the number of individuals in the group.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following people were members of the Kiowa Five?

    • A.

      Jack Hokeah

    • B.

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • C.

      Stephen Mopope

    • D.

      Monroe Tsatoke

    • E.

      James Auchiah

    • F.

      Spencer Asah

    • G.

      Lois Smokey

    • H.

      Geronimo

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Jack Hokeah
    C. Stephen Mopope
    D. Monroe Tsatoke
    E. James Auchiah
    F. Spencer Asah
    G. Lois Smokey
    Explanation
    The Kiowa Five were a group of Native American artists from the Kiowa tribe who gained recognition for their contributions to Native American art in the early 20th century. The correct answer includes the names of all the members of the Kiowa Five, namely Jack Hokeah, Stephen Mopope, Monroe Tsatoke, James Auchiah, Spencer Asah, and Lois Smokey. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Geronimo were not members of the Kiowa Five.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following are NOT organizations from FDR's First New Deal?

    • A.

      Works Progress Administration (WPA)

    • B.

      Federal Housing Authority (FHA)

    • C.

      National Youth Administration (NYA)

    • D.

      New Deal Enforcement Administration (NDEA

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Works Progress Administration (WPA)
    C. National Youth Administration (NYA)
    D. New Deal Enforcement Administration (NDEA
    Explanation
    The Works Progress Administration (WPA), National Youth Administration (NYA), and New Deal Enforcement Administration (NDEA) were all organizations from FDR's First New Deal. Therefore, none of the options provided are NOT organizations from FDR's First New Deal.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following statements is true?

    • A.

      Franklin B. Roosevelt established both of the "New Deal" programs

    • B.

      The Presidential Fitness Program was established as a part of law by Franklin D. Roosevelt.

    • C.

      One of the programs established by the Second of FDR's "New Deals" was called the Civilian Conservation Corps, or CCC.

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
    Explanation
    None of the statements provided is true. Franklin B. Roosevelt did not establish both of the "New Deal" programs; he only established the first "New Deal" program. The Presidential Fitness Program was not established by Franklin D. Roosevelt as a part of the law. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was not established as a part of the Second of FDR's "New Deals"; it was established under the first "New Deal." Therefore, none of the statements is true.

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  • 10. 

    Is the following statement true or false:The Indian Removal Act was created by Franklin D. Roosevelt's second "New Deal" Program.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Indian Removal Act was not created by Franklin D. Roosevelt's second "New Deal" Program. The Indian Removal Act was actually passed by Congress in 1830 during the presidency of Andrew Jackson. This act authorized the forced removal of Native American tribes from their ancestral lands in the southeastern United States to territories west of the Mississippi River. It was a controversial and devastating policy that resulted in the displacement and suffering of thousands of Native Americans.

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