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.

  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • National Industrial Recovery Act
  • National Recovery Act
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2. paid for public works projects (e.g. schools, roads + hospitals) and used unemployed workers.

  • Public Works Administration
  • Agricultural Adjustment Agency
  • National Industrial Recovery Act

3. 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.

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

4. 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.

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

5. 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.

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

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