The Great Depression - First New Deal

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1. What was the New Deal?
a. A recovery program for Europe after WW2
b. A new U.S. Constitution
c. A number of laws and government programs
d. A new political party
e. A new way to finance homes

2. Who was president during the New Deal?
a. Franklin Roosevelt
b. John F. Kennedy
c. George Bush
d. Dwight Eisenhower
e. Herbert Hoover

3. What was it called when the government closed the banks?
a. Market crash
b. No cash day
c. Financial Boon
d. Bank holiday
e. None of the above

4. What act was passed to try and prevent another stock market crash?
a. Stamp Act
b. Securities Act
c. Fair Labor Standards Act
d. Banking Act
e. Social Security Act

5. Which of the following did the Federal Emergency Relief Administration provide?
a. Mortgage insurance
b. Improved farming practices
c. Soup kitchens to feed people
d. Retirement for the elderly
e. Standards on home safety

6. How many new laws were passed during the First Hundred Days that President Roosevelt was in office?
a. 0
b. 2
c. 7
d. 15
e. 51

7. Which of the following is a nickname for the New Deal given in the article?
a. Mashed potatoes
b. Alphabet Soup
c. Chicken fingers
d. Chocolate pudding
e. Apple pie

8. What New Deal program created jobs and constructed new bridges, roads, and schools?
a. Social Security Administration
b. Department of Defense
c. Department of Housing
d. AAA
e. Public Works Administration

9. What could be sold legally once prohibition was repealed?
a. Alcohol
b. Candy
c. Chocolate
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

10. What did the Agricultural Adjustment Administration do?
a. Improve farming practices
b. Reduce farm production
c. Raise farm prices
d. Gave a voice to farmers in the government
e. All of the above

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