Study sets, textbooks, questions
Upgrade to remove ads
Terms in this set (35)
National Industrial Recovery Act
as part of the New Deal, a law passed by Congress in 1933 to increase production while boosting wages and prices; it created the National Recovery Administration
Agricultural Adjustment Administration
as part of the New Deal, a federal agency created by Congress in 1933 to help reduce farmers' crop production and restore the prices of their goods to a reasonable level
in U.S. agricultural economics, the price that gives farmers the same purchasing power they had during an earlier, more prosperous time
Civilian Conservation Corps
a work-relief program established in 1933, as part of the First Hundred Days of the New Deal, to provide work for unemployed Americans during the Great Depression
the conservative side of the political spectrum
the liberal side of the political spectrum
a political leader who gains power by appealing to people's emotions and prejudices rather than relying on rational argument
Works Progress Administration
a work-relief organization established in 1939, as part of the New Deal, to provide work for unemployed Americans during the Great Depression
officially the National Labor Relations Act, a law passed by Congress in 1935 to protect workers' right to organize into unions; it created the National Labor Relations Board
Social Security Act
a law passed by Congress in 1935 to establish federal programs to offer old-age assistance and benefits, unemployment compensation, and aid to needy mothers, children, and the blind
the authority bestowed on a government or candidate by an electoral victory
Congress of Industrial Organizations
a labor organization established in 1938 to organize workers by industry rather than by occupation or skill
New Deal Coalition
a political partnership formed during the 1930s among various social and political groups in support of the New Deal, the Democratic Party, and Franklin D. Roosevelt
a social system in which the government takes responsibility for the economic well being of its citizens by providing programs and direct assistance
a government's practice of spending more money than it receives in revenue, the difference being made up by borrowing
These men are learning masonry as part of their jobs in a work-relief program. Which program were they most likely part of?
Civilian Conservation Corps
How did the CCC provide assistance to Americans?
It gave jobs to unemployed men.
Programs like the CCC, AAA, and FDIC were
enacted during the First New Deal.
What was the goal of President Roosevelt's policies of the First New Deal?
economic recovery and financial reform
Conservative Democrats established the American Liberty League because they believed that
The League complained that Congress held the nation back from becoming socialist.
What criticism of Congress did the American Liberty League have?
The League believed Congress gave up its lawmaking power to the executive branch.
Who did the American Liberty League think was best able to speak on behalf of progress in America?
"the men and women who advocate principles of self-help"
Based on this excerpt and the chapter, which term best characterizes the American Liberty League?
What was President Roosevelt's main criticism about the Supreme Court?
The Court was acting as a law-making body, not as a judicial body.
When Roosevelt referred to the Supreme Court as a "super-legislature," he meant that
the Court was acting as if it were a house of Congress that ruled above the other two.
What was one of the reasons Roosevelt gave for wanting to increase the number of justices on the Supreme Court?
He hoped it would speed up the process of justice and reduce its cost.
In this fireside chat, Roosevelt did not give his real intention for increasing the size of the Supreme Court. What was that reason?
to pack the Supreme Court with liberal justices who would favor New Deal programs
Who do you think this woman and man are?
workers who are members of the CIO
What do the signs they are wearing tell you about their actions?
They are on strike and are seeking the support of people who see them.
What impact did the New Deal have on workers such as these?
It protected their rights to form unions and bargain collectively.
The founders of the CIO were originally members of the AFL. How did they differ?
The CIO organized by industry, not by individual craft as in the AFL.
The New Deal established that Americans have a right to basic economic security. Which program still constitutes the bulk of social welfare spending?
In which year was spending on the food stamp program first significant enough to appear on this chart?
What is the collective name for the programs on this chart?
Entitlement programs such as these are not the only legacies of the New Deal. What is another one?
A (did not get to write the answer down)
Sets found in the same folder
Chapter 32: Great Depression Impact
Chapter 38 Reading Challenge-U.S. History
Chapter 47 Reading Challenge TCI
Sets with similar terms
US History Chapter 33
Chapter 26 Vocab
Chapter 26 Vocab
APUSH CHAPTER 26
Other sets by this creator
Immunobiology Exam 1
amino acids Exam 1
Other Quizlet sets
Capstone Unit 2 + 3
Acct 352 ch 12
ch 3. test government
Psych ch 5 terms