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Kennedy Ch. 33 Homework Packet

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  • 14.

    Among the groups that formed part of the powerful “Roosevelt coalition” in the election of 1936 were

    • a.

      African Americans, southerners, and Catholics.

    • b.

      Republicans, New Englanders, and “Old immigrants.”

    • c.

      mid-westerners, small town residents, and Presbyterians.

    • d.

      businessmen, prohibitionists, and Coughlinites.

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  • 15.

    Roosevelt’s attempt to “pack” the supreme Court proved extremely costly because

    • a.

      the court members he appointed still failed to support the New Deal.

    • b.

      Congress began proceedings to impeach him.

    • c.

      its failure ended much of the political momentum of the New Deal.

    • d.

      many of his New Deal supporters turned to back Huey Long.

C. Identification

Supply the correct identification for each numbered description.

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1. Term used by FDR in 1932 acceptance speech that came to describe his whole reform program.

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2. FDR’s reform-minded intellectual advisers, who conceived much of the New Deal legislation.

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3. Popular term for the special session of Congress in early 1933 that passed vast quantities of Roosevelt-initiated legislation.

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4. The early New Deal agency that worked to solve the problems of unemploy- ment and conservation by employing youth in reforestation and other socially beneficial tasks.

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5. Large federal employment program, established in 1935 under Harry Hopkins, that provided jobs in areas from road building to art

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6. Widely displayed symbol of the National Recovery Administration (NRA), which attempted to reorganize and reform U.S. industry

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7.

New Deal farm agency that attempted to raise prices by paying farmers to reduce their production of corps and animals

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8. The drought-stricken plains areas from which hundreds of thousands of “Okies” were driven during the Great Depression

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9.

New Deal agency that aroused strong conservative criticism for producing low- cost electrical power in competition with private utilities

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