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1

The Federal Securities Act and the Securities Exchange Commission aimed to

provide full disclosure of information and prevent insider trading and other fraudulent practices.

2

All of the following contributed to the Dust Bowl of the 1930s except

farmers' failure to use steam tractors and other modern equipment.

3

Native Americans responded to the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934

a. with some thrilled by its efforts to stop the loss of Indian lands.

b. with many Indians rejecting its provisions to organize tribes and tribal governments.

c. by denouncing it as a "back to the blanket" measure.

d. All of these

d. ALL OF THESE

4

In 1932, Franklin Roosevelt campaigned on the promise that as president he would attack the Great Depression by

experimenting with bold new programs for economic and social reform

5

Most Dust Bowl migrants headed to

california

6

The phrase Hundred Days refers to the

flood of legislation passed by Congress in the first months of Roosevelt's presidency.

7

President Roosevelt's chief "administrator of relief" and one of his closest advisors was

harry hopkins

8

The early New Deal experiments borrowed rather freely and randomly from

U.S. wartime and pre-war agencies and European social reform models.

9

Franklin Roosevelt's ____ contributed the most to his development of compassion and strength of will.

affliction with infantile paralysis

10

Roosevelt supported the repeal of prohibition because

he thought that it afforded the opportunity to raise needed federal revenue and provide jobs.

11

The most complex and ambitious New Deal effort to achieve recovery and reform the entire American economy was the

National Recovery Administration.

12

The single most popular New Deal program was probably the

Civilian Conservation Corps.

13

The Democratic party platform on which Franklin Roosevelt campaigned for the presidency in 1932 called for

extensive social reforms and a blanced budge

14

Franklin Roosevelt took America off the gold standard and adopted a managed currency policy designed to

stimulate inflation.

15

The group that had experienced the worst suffering as a result of the Great Depression was

African Americans.

16

Both ratified in the 1930s, the Twentieth Amendment ____ and the Twenty-first Amendment

shortened the time between presidential election and inauguration; ended prohibition

17

he Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) proposed to solve the farm problem by

reducing agricultural production.

18

While Franklin Roosevelt waited to assume the presidency in early 1933, Herbert Hoover tried to get the president-elect to commit to

an anti-inflationary policy that would have made much of the New Deal impossible.

19

The Works Progress Administration was a major ____ program of the New Deal; the Public Works Administration was a long-range ____ program; and the Social Security Act was a major ____ program

relief; recovery; reform

20

The Glass-Steagall Act

created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to insure individual bank deposits

21

Franklin Roosevelt new deal was mostly notable for

providing modern social reform without revolution or fascism

22

after franklin roosevelts failed attempt to pack the supreme court

the court began to rule the new deal programs were constitutional

23

as a result of the 1937 roosevelt reccesion

FDR adopted Keynesian economics

24

the wagner act of 1935 proved to be a trailblazing law that

gave labor the right to bargain collectively

25

the social security act of 1935 provided everything except

health care of the poor

26

the federally owned tennese valley authority was seen as a particular threat to

the private electrical utility industry

27

the fate of most okies and other dust bowl immigrants who headed to west california was that they

still struggled for food, shelter and work in the san joaquin valley

28

in 1935 president roosevelt set up the resstlement administartion to

help farmers who were victims of the dust bowl move to a better land

29

by 1938 the new deal

had lost most of its momentum

30

during the 1930's

the national debt doubled

31

FDR's court packing scheme in 1937 reflected his desire to make supreme court

more sympathetic to new deal programs

32

the primary interest of the congress of industrial organizations was

the organization of all worker within a industry

33

the national labors relation act proved most beneficial to

unskilled workers