Quiz Me! - Events: Great Depression Test your knowledge about events in the Great Depression! 1 / 10 Which challenge did FDR address in his first Fireside Chat? His court packing scheme The Dust Bowl The banking crisis Unemployment 2 / 10 Which Great American novel described the lives of agricultural workers during the Dust Bowl? Leaves of Grass All Quiet on the Western Front An American Tragedy The Grapes of Wrath 3 / 10 Which New Deal reform designed to provide oversight of financial markets and give investors accurate information is still in place today? Securities Exchange Commission Court Reform Social Security Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 4 / 10 What was the Securities Exchange Commission designed to prevent? Lack of regulation in the food and drug industries Corruption in the housing industry Lack of regulation that caused the stock market crash Bank closures the caused people to lose their life savings 5 / 10 Which best completes the outline above? Causes and effects of the Dust Bowl Causes of migration around the late 19th century Farming conditions that prompted the Homestead Act New Deal Soil Conservation Service recommendations 6 / 10 What was the purpose of the popular Fireside Chats? President Franklin Roosevelt addressing the nation to calm fears and explain his New Deal policies President Lyndon Johnson using new technology to explain the benefits of his Great Society Programs President Theodore Roosevelt meeting with other Progressive leaders to discuss important reforms President Woodrow Wilson taking the opportunity to explain his Fourteen Points to the nation 7 / 10 What was the significance of the Tennessee Valley Authority? It was a New Deal program designed to put artists to work documenting the Great Depression. It provided freshwater and new soil conservation techniques to farms in the Midwest. It was a New Deal program to put young men to work building infrastructure in national parks. It provided jobs, an improved standard of living, flood control and electricity to the rural South. 8 / 10 Which title best describes the list of events in the above chart? The Stock Market Crash Bank foreclosures Overproduction of goods The Dust Bowl 9 / 10 Which New Deal program for relief and recovery built a series of dams designed to generate electricity and tackle erosion, flood control, and reforestation in the rural areas of Southern states? Tennessee Valley Authority Works Progress Administration Public Works Administration Civilian Conservation Corps 10 / 10 Which set of FDR’s proposed reforms during the Great Depression received the greatest criticism? Banking reform Court reform Federal art projects Soil conservation projects Your score is Try another 10!