The New Deal Quiz

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1. paid for public works projects (e.g. schools, roads + hospitals) and used unemployed workers.

  • National Industrial Recovery Act
  • Public Works Administration
  • Agricultural Adjustment Agency
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2. Helped people who were in danger of having their homes repossessed. It provided new long-term loans.

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

3. Government advised farmers to prevent overproduction (keeping fields empty)  this raised prices + increased incomes. AAA helped farmers modernise + rebuild their businesses. Farmers became more organised.

  • Agricultural Adjustment Agency
  • National Industrial Recovery Act
  • National Recovery 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. $500m was allocated to help relieve suffering of poor (food, clothing, etc.). Seed + equipment for farmers, schemes to create jobs.

  • Public Works Administration
  • Federal Emergency Relief Administration
  • Civilian Conservation Corps

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