Quiz Me! - Era: Great Depression Test your knowledge about the Great Depression. 1 / 10 Franklin Delano Roosevelt, our 32nd US President, took office during the Great Depression and proposed several programs to bring relief to Americans. These programs and agencies are collectively known as the- Civilian Conservation Corps Social Security Act New Deal Farm Security Administration 2 / 10 Which department in FDR’s cabinet played the key role in influencing FDR to support the Social Security Act. The Department of Labor The Department of State The Department of Treasury The Department of Agriculture 3 / 10 Which New Deal reform designed to provide oversight of financial markets and give investors accurate information is still in place today? Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Social Security Securities Exchange Commission Court Reform 4 / 10 FDR’s 1st inaugural address argued for a basic shift in the balance of power between the national government and which other governments? Foreign governments The state governments The Judicial branch The Congressional branch 5 / 10 Which best completes the outline above? Causes of migration around the late 19th century New Deal Soil Conservation Service recommendations Causes and effects of the Dust Bowl Farming conditions that prompted the Homestead Act 6 / 10 What was the significance of the Tennessee Valley Authority? It provided jobs, an improved standard of living, flood control and electricity to the rural South. It was a New Deal program to put young men to work building infrastructure in national parks. It provided freshwater and new soil conservation techniques to farms in the Midwest. It was a New Deal program designed to put artists to work documenting the Great Depression. 7 / 10 Which set of FDR’s proposed reforms during the Great Depression received the greatest criticism? Soil conservation projects Federal art projects Banking reform Court reform 8 / 10 Which challenge did FDR address in his first Fireside Chat? The banking crisis His court packing scheme The Dust Bowl Unemployment 9 / 10 Which Great American novel described the lives of agricultural workers during the Dust Bowl? An American Tragedy Leaves of Grass All Quiet on the Western Front The Grapes of Wrath 10 / 10 What caused the Stock Market Crash? Government regulation Speculation and overproduction High interest rates and low returns Government railroad grants Your score is Try another 10!