The New Deal Quiz

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1. Set minimum wages and a maximum 8-hour day. Trade unions were encouraged. This tried to improve workers’ pay + conditions.

  • Home Owners’ Loan Corporation
  • National Recovery Act
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
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2. Huge public works projects; dams, irrigation (supplying water with land), canals + water transport. Hydro-electric power  created thousands of jobs. Farmers were given loans + training in soil conservation. New housing built.

  • Emergency Banking Act
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Home Owners’ Loan Corporation

3. Helped people who were in danger of having their homes repossessed. It provided new long-term loans.

  • Home Owners’ Loan Corporation
  • Emergency Banking Act
  • Securities Exchange Act

4. The government declared a bank holiday. When the banks reopened 8 days later the government officially backed 5000 banks, reassuring the public that their money was safe.

  • Emergency Banking Act
  • Securities Exchange Act
  • Federal Emergency Relief Administration

5. Men aged 16-25 given 6 mths work. They had to send most of their pay home to parents/wives. By 1940 2 million joined.

  • Agricultural Adjustment Agency
  • Civilian Conservation Corps
  • Public Works Administration

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