U.S. History 3.07 Quiz

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Which is NOT true of Franklin Roosevelts early life?
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He was known for his serious attitude and deep thinking
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What themes for government action emerged during FDRs first hundred days as president?
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Reliefs to individuals, economic recovery, reforms to avoid future economic disaster
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Why did Roosevelt move so quickly at the beginning of his first term to propose legislation to establish new agencies and programs?
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He believed the government had a moral obligation to help families survive
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Which Act reopened banks and led to creation of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)?
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Emergency Banking Act
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Which program put young men to work planting trees, fighting fires, and improving parks?
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Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
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Which Act subsidized farmers who took land out of production in order to raise crop prices?
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Agricultural Adjustment Act
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Which program provided electricity to rural areas in seven states?
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Tennessee Valley Authority
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Which agency helped struggling homeowners restructure their mortgages?
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Homeowners Loan Corporation
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Which Act intended to help regulate industry and trade?
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National Industrial Recovery Act
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Which was NOT a technique used by FDR to maintain political and public support for early New Deal programs?
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He established a citizen advisory council to represent people from all walks of life
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Which group correctly describes New Deal opponents and their arguments?
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Charles Coughlin: Catholic priest who believed Roosevelt was an ally of communists, Jews, and capitalists Huey Long: U.S. Senator who wanted to redistribute wealth from rich to poor Francis Townsend: A physician who wanted all Americans to retire at age 60, opening up jobs for younger people
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What was the administration response to opponent criticism?
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FDR fought back with more legislation in a second deal
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Which legislation passed during the second New Deal become the New Deals most popular and long-lasting program?
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Social Security Act
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Which kind of organization grew because of New Deal legislation that supported and protected them?
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Labor unions
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Which is a common historical view of the New Deal?
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President Roosevelt was unable to end the Great Depression through his programs
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Which was NOT an effect of the New Deal programs on American life?
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The economy rebounded to 1928 levels