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AP U.S. History Mr. Mercado

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Chapter 33 The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1933-1939

A. True or False Where the statement is true, mark T. Where it is false, mark F, and correct it in the space immediately below.

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Roosevelt’s call for a “New Deal in the 1932 campaign included attacks on the Hoover deficits and a promise to balance the federal budget.

The economy was beginning a turn upward in the months immediately before Roosevelt’s inauguration.

Congress rushed to pass many of the early New Deal programs that granted large emergency powers to the president.

Roosevelt’s monetary reforms were designed to maintain the gold standard and protect the value of the dollar.

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The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the Public Works Administration (PWA) were designed to reform American business practices.

Two early New Deal programs, the National Recovery Administration (NRA) and the Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA), were both declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.

The primary agricultural problem of the Great Depression was declining farm production caused by the natural disasters of the period.

The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Public Utilities Holding Company Act both imposed new federal controls to reform certain corrupt or deceptive business practices.

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) was designed primarily to aid in conserving water and soil resources in eroded hill areas.

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The New Deal opened new opportunities for women through appointment to government offices and the new social sciences.

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The Committee for Industrial Organization (CIO) used sympathetic New Deal laws to unionize many unskilled workers previously ignored by the American Federation of Labor (AF of L).

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