US History Chapter 22 "The New Deal"
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FDR set aside 12 million acres of land for
The Agricultural Adjustment Act helped farmers because it
sought to end overproduction and raise crop prices.
Which of the following extended job opportunities to Mexican Americans and other minority youth?
Civilian Conservatin Corps
The right to collective bargaining was part of the
What did President Roosevelt introduce to help retirees?
Social Security Act
Which piece of New Deal legislation negatively affected Native Americans?
The Navajo Livestock Reduction program
The Lone Ranger and The Shadow are examples of
The American Liberty League (ALL) formed to
opposed FDR's New Deal.
What did Congress do to deal with the banking crisis?
Pass the Emergency Banking Bill
Roosevelt created the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to
regulate the stock market.
The New Deal Coalition was a strong political force that
gave Democrats a majority in both houses of Congress for many years.
What reason does the National Labor Relations Act give for allowing labor unions to form?
Collective bargaining ensures equality and protects the flow of business
Who was a top swing musician?
One way that Americans escaped their concerns during the 1930s was to
go to movie theaters.
Who was the first female Cabinet member?
People turned to radio and movies in the 1930s to
escape their troubles.
Members of the _________ participated in a sit down strike until General Motors agreed to recognize them.
What radio drama was so realistic that some people thought aliens were invading Earth?
"War of the Worlds"
During the 1930s, the Bureau of Indian Affairs
stopped discouraging the practice of Indian religions.
What were the goals of the New Deal?
Provide relief, recovery, and reform
How did the Indian New Deal reverse the conditions that resulted from the Dawes Act?
John Collier helped get laws passed that restored tribal control over American Indian land
How many terms did Franklin Roosevelt serve as President?
Which opponent of the New Deal believed that the program did not do enough to help poor Americans and what program did he propose?
Senator Huey Long proposed a high tax program on the wealth and large corporations and the redistribution of their income to give poor Americans
The Bonneville Dam and other similar projects
improved life in the American West.
Eleanor Roosevelt showed her support of minorities when she
sat with black delegates at a conference.
What was the chief complaint of Conservatives against the New Deal?
Made the government too powerful
The Federal Art Project set a precedent for
federal funding of the arts and artists.
What caused Republicans to gain power in Congress in 1938?
The economy took a downturn and wiped out much of FDR's progress.
Why did Americans enjoy escapist films in the 1930s?
Movies provided relief from the everyday problems of the Great Depression
Some opponents of the New Deal believed that it
threatened individual freedom.