The New Deal Quiz

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1. This set up the NRA (National Recovery Administration), which set standards on working practices (hours, child labour, conditions). Created more jobs. Employers who joined were allowed to display the Blue Eagle symbol of Government approval.

  • National Industrial Recovery Act
  • National Recovery Act
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
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2. 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

3. 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

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

  • National Recovery Act
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Home Owners’ Loan Corporation

5. $500m was allocated to help relieve suffering of poor (food, clothing, etc.). Seed + equipment for farmers, schemes to create jobs.

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

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