Ch. 23 Test

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In his first few months in office, President Roosevelt
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pushed Congress to pass legislation to improve the economy.
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The federal government agency HUAC shut down the Federal Theatre Project because
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there was concern about communist propaganda.
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Which of the following did New Deal programs fail to address?
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protection of domestic workers
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The Tennessee Valley Authority
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created hydroelectric power, helped with flood control, and affected only farm workers.
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The Wagner Act
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increased union membership.
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Why are Huey Long and Father Charles E. Coughlin referred to as demagogues?
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They manipulated people with half-truths and scare tactics.
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How did Roosevelt’s programs help farmers?
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by giving financial assistance to farmers
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The Act which established the FDIC was the
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Glass-Steagall Banking Act
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Why did FDR declare a “bank holiday” early in his administration?q
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to inspect the financial health of the banks
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The National Industrial Recovery Act aimed to help business by
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establishing codes for business practices.
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The ‘black cabinet” was
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an unofficial group of African American officeholders.
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Which best describe FDR’s “brain trust”?
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an informal group of intellectuals who helped devise New Deal policies
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Sit-down strikes were so successful that
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the Supreme Court Outlawed them.
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First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt defied tradition by
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actively and aggressively promoting the New Deal
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Agency administered by Harry Hopkins which gave money directly to states to give to people was the
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FERA
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Which of the following aroused the greatest opposition to Franklin Roosevelt and his new deal?
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FDR’s attempt to “pack” the Supreme Court
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In the late 1930s, movies
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often provided a temporary escape for struggling Americans
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From time to time FDR tried to reassure the people by making radio broadcasts called
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fireside chats’
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Why did FDR cut back on expensive relief programs in 1937?
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He was worried about the rising national debt.
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President Roosevelt set aside WPA funds to support
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unemployed artists and writers
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How did Eleanor Roosevelt help the President?
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by reporting on conditions in the country
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Government agency in charge of regulating the Stock Market was the
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SEC
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How did Roosevelt try to help business?
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by stabilizing industrial prices
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Which of the following was part of the New Deal legacy?
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a restored sense of hope among the people
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Which statement best describes Roosevelt’s reelection results in 1936?
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He won by a landslide.
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Which New Deal agency was created to help businesses?
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National Recovery Administration
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Court case which upheld the Wagner Act was
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NLRB v. Jones and Laughlin
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Many Republicans criticized the New Deal for
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going too far in its attempts to reform the economy
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All of the following New Deal agencies still endure today except the
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Civilian Conservation Corps
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What was the Second New Deal?
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a wave of legislation including more social welfare benefits
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Under the New Deal, labor unions were
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legalized and grew stronger
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What criticism did many Progressives make of the New Deal?
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It did not do enough to redistribute wealth.
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Agee and Evans
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author of “Let Us Now Praise Famous Men”
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Fair Labor Standards Act
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New Deal Act which banned child labor
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Henry Ford
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one of the last businesses to allow unionization of workers
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Francis Perkins
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1st woman cabinet member
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Public Works Administration
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name given to the program that built the Coulee Dam and also the causeway linking the Florida Keys
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Huey Long
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Louisiana Senator who wanted to give every family $5,000
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Herbert Hoover
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president who was called a ‘lame duck’
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Franklin Roosevelt
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creator of the idea of massive government spending without regard to debt
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American Liberty League
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name of the group founded by Al Smith to oppose the New Deal
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Charles Coughlin
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name of radio priest
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Civilian Conservation Corps
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name of FDR’s favorite New Deal Program which gave young unmarried men jobs in forests and parks
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John Lewis
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founder of the Committee of Industrial Organization
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20th
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amendment which changed the date of the presidential inauguration
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Mary Bethune
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African American woman administering the Division of Negro Affairs and creating a ‘black cabinet’
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Al Landon
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author of “The Grapes of Wrath”

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