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All of the following can be identified as causes of the Great Depression except:
a) Overproduction on farms b) Low Tariff c) Overspeculation – buying stocks on credit d) Uneven Distribution of wealth
The Social Security Act sought to provide for the following groups except:
a) Senior citizens b) Handicapped c) Workers hurt on the job d) Unemployed
Which one of the following does not belong:
a) Liberal b) Democrat c) FDR d) Herbert Hoover
Herbert Hoover believed:
a) Economic depression could be reversed through government legislation b) Americans were suffering and needed direct relief c) Cutting taxes to poorer class Americans would stimulate economic growth d) Hand-outs made people dependent on government and they should work through there hardships
This person was known as the “Kingfish.”
a) Huey Long b) Harry Hopkins c) Henry Wallace d) Eleanor Roosevelt
The New Deal was based upon all of the following except
a) Reform b) Reactionary c) Recovery d) Relief
This Act allowed workers to collectively bargain with their employers:
a) Hawley-Smoot b) Emergency Quota c) Wagner d) Fordney-McCumber
The following was considered a “New Deal remedy” for the sick economy
a) AAA b) CCC c) TVA d) All choices are correct
This person was a photographer who’s pictures captured the hardships of the depression:
a) Helen Lynd b) Ida Tarbell c) Dorothea Lange d) Woody Guthrie
The Stock Market crashed finally and most severely
a) Oct. 29, 1929 b) Oct. 29, 1930 c) Oct. 24, 1919 d) Sept. 1, 1939
Which of the following can not be associated with Herbert Hoover
a) Corrupt and dishonest b) Conservative c) Hawley Smoot Tariff d) Republican
FDR was elected president how many times?
a) 3 b) 4 c) 2 d) 1
People who moved from the Midwest to California to escape the Dust Bowl were known as:
a) Dusties b) Okies c) New Dealers d) The Liberty League
Hoover’s approach to stimulating economic growth was based in:
a) Communism b) Keynsian Economics c) Trickle Down Economics d) Supply Side Economics
What group opposed the 21st amendment?
a) Gangsters b) New Dealers c) Democrats d) Police
What American hero’s baby was abducted and killed in the, “Crime of the Century?”
a) Douglas McArthur b) Charles Lindurgh c) George Patton d) Alvin York
The plight of the Okies was written about in The Grapes of Wrath written by:
a) John Steinbeck b) Dorothea Lange c) Woody Guthrie d) Richard Wright
FDR's cmpaign song was
a) Brother Can You Spare a Dime b) Kingfish c) Jitterbug Fever d) Happy Days are Here Again
The anthem of the Great Depression for many Americans became:
a) Over There b) Allentown c) Brother Can You Spare A Dime d) The Poor Man's Blues
People who criticized FDR referred to him as a:
a) A Communist b) Franklin Delano Roosevelt c) A Socialist d) Franklin Deficit Roosevelt
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