Ch. 24

Why didn’t southern tenant farmers benefit from the programs developed by the Agricultural Adjustment Act, the Commodity Credit Corporation, and the Farm Credit Act?
The programs benefitted large farmers rather than tenant farmers who rented land.

Which of the following describes the overall impact of the New Deal?
It prevented the United States from turning toward authoritarian solutions to the nation’s economic crisis.

What was the outcome of the strike at Republic Steel outside Chicago in 1937?
Strikers halted their organizing campaign after the police attacked and killed ten of them.

The Emergency Banking Act of 1933 strengthened American banks by
releasing federal funds to bolster their assets.

Which New Deal agency employed artists, musicians, actors, journalists, academics, poets, and novelists?
Works Progress Administration

Why did Roosevelt fail to push for more ambitious reforms for black Americans?
He could not afford to lose the support of southern Democrats for his New Deal agenda.

Which of the following describes the experiences of Mexican Americans during the 1930s?
Thousands were deported, many with their American-born children.

What was the outcome of the 1934 Indian Reorganization Act on Native Americans?
It restored Indians’ right to own land communally and have greater control over their affairs.

Which of the following describes the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)?
It guaranteed bank customers that the federal government would reimburse them for deposits if their bank failed.

What was the purpose of the Tennessee Valley Authority program that began in 1933?
It helped supply jobs and power to impoverished rural communities.

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