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. 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

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. 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. 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

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