The great depression - class-X
|Description: the great depression|
|Number of Questions: 39|
|Created by: Garima Pandit|
|Tags: between the two world wars - the russian revolution and the great depression the world between two wars history|
Black Tuesday is a significant day in U.S. history because it marks the beginning of __________.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s
The administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt began with _________.
The administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt began with A bank holiday.
A philosophical basis of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal was the _________.
A philosophical basis of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal was the combination of relief, recovery, and reform.
Which of the following statements best defines the economic term "depression"?
Depression is defined as a severe and prolonged recession. A recession is a situation of declining economic activity. Declining economic activity is characterized by falling output and employment levels. Generally, when an economy continues to suffer recession for two or more quarters, it is called depression.
Which statement best explains the trickle-down theory of economics?
Truman wanted to dismantle Japan's nuclear facilities.
Because of his belief that the New Deal had not accomplished its goals, Francis Townsend proposed a plan to __________.
New Deal had not accomplished its goals, Francis Townsend proposed a plan to provide a monthly stipend to everyone in the United States over 60 years old.
When Herbert Hoover was elected as President in 1928, the U.S. economy appeared to be in a _________.
When Herbert Hoover was elected as President in 1928, the U.S. economy appeared to be in a Period of prosperity.
One of the first actions taken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt after his inauguration in 1933 was to __________.
One of the first actions taken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt after his inauguration in 1933 was to declare a bank holiday.
The phrase "Speak softly and carry a big stick," originally referred to ___________.
The phrase "Speak softly and carry a big stick," originally referred to President Theodore Roosevelt's policy in regard to Latin America.
All the following were New Deal programs EXCEPT:
The New Deal was a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms, and regulations enacted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the United States between 1933 and 1936. It responded to needs for relief, reform, and recovery from the Great Depression except for Reconstruction Finance Corporation.
Franklin D. Roosevelt attempted to pack the Supreme Court in 1937 because _______.
Franklin D. Roosevelt attempted to pack the Supreme Court in 1937 because the court had declared some New Deal legislation unconstitutional.
Herbert Hoover reacted to the Depression of 1929 by __________________.
Frank Capra was a Depression-era film director whose artistic response to the Great Depression could best be described as ________________________.
The nomination of Theodore Roosevelt as the presidential candidate for the "Bull Moose" party led to the election of which of the following presidents?
Thomas Woodrow Wilson was an American statesman and academic who served as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921. A member of the Democratic Party, Wilson served as the president of Princeton University and as the 34th governor of New Jersey before winning the 1912 presidential election.
President Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy initiatives included all of the following EXCEPT:
As part of President Franklin Roosevelt's plan to fight the Great Depression, the Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) was passed to _____________.
As part of President Franklin Roosevelt's plan to fight the Great Depression, the Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) was passed to help raise the prices of farm goods so that farmers could survive the Depression.
The Square Deal domestic programs were established by ___________.
Theodore Roosevelt established the Square Deal domestic programs in 1910. It aims to the conservation of natural resources, control of corporations and consumer protection.
"Hostilities exist. There is no blinking at the fact that our people, our territory, and our interests are in grave danger. With confidence in our armed forces, with the unbounding determination of our people, we will gain the inevitable triumph---so help us God. I ask that the Congress declare that since the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on Sunday, December 7th, 1941, a state of war has existed between the United States and the Japanese empire."
The statement above was most likely made by which of the following?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
The End Poverty in California campaign and the Share the Wealth Society could best be described as ________________________.
President Herbert Hoover took all of the following steps to meet the problems created by the Great Depression except _____________.
President Herbert Hoover took all of the following steps to meet the problems created by the Great Depression except expanding the federal government to provide help for the needy.
In order to facilitate the building of the Panama Canal. the U.S.
Coerced France into giving up its claims on building the canal.
To protect citizens from bank failures, what was established by Franklin D. Roosevelt and Congress?
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an independent federal agency insuring deposits in U.S. banks and thrifts in the event of bank failures. The FDIC was created in 1933 to maintain public confidence and encourage stability in the financial system through the promotion of sound banking practices. As of 2018, the FDIC insures deposits up to $250,000 per depositor as long as the institution is a member firm. It is critical for consumers to confirm if their institution is FDIC insured.
The reason why President Franklin D. Roosevelt was not a strong advocate of civil rights for African Americans is because he __________________.
Which aspect of the New Deal is featured in this political cartoon?
The Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933 attempted to increase farm prices by __________.
The Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933 attempted to increase farm prices by reducing farm production by paying farmers to plant fewer crops.
After his inauguration in 1933, one of the first actions taken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt was to ________.
After his inauguration in 1933, one of the first actions taken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt was to Declare a bank holiday.
A significant result of the 1936 presidential election was _____________.
A significant result of the 1936 presidential election was African Americans became an essential part of the New Deal coalition.
Start of the Great Depression
Which event triggered the Great Depression?
President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal programs, which were designed to end the Great Depression, ___________.
The main purpose of the Free Speech Movement of 1964 was to allow college students to support civil rights and political causes.had a limited effect on ending the Depression.
The result of New Deal policy was _______.
The New Deal was the set of federal programs launched by President Franklin D. Roosevelt after taking office in 1933, in response to the calamity of the Great Depression, and lasting until the American entry into the Second World War in 1942. In less than a decade, the New Deal changed the face of America and laid the foundation for success in World War II and the prosperity of the postwar era – the greatest and fairest epoch in American history.
How did Western European governments initially respond to the Great Depression?
The difference between FDR and Herbert Hoover was _________.
he difference between FDR and Herbert Hoover was Herbert Hoover believed in rugged individualism, while FDR believed in "priming the pump" with government funds to end the Depression.
A major change brought about by Franklin D. Roosevelts New Deal, 1933-1939, was the ______.
The idea was to develop new attitudes about the role of government.
Which of the following is the most important cause of the Great Agrarian Depression?
Mechanisation had reduced the need for labour. Production had expanded so rapidly during the war and post-war years that that there was a large surplus. Unsold stocks piled up, storehouses overflowed with grain, and vast amounts of corn and wheat were turned into animal feed. Wheat prices fell and export markets collapsed. This created the grounds for the Great Agrarian Depression of the 1930s that ruined wheat farmers everywhere.
After they drove west from the Dust Bowl seeking work in California, most farmers ________.
After they drove west from the Dust Bowl seeking work in California, most farmers competed with thousands like themselves for poorly paid work.
Who prided itself in escaping the impact of the Great Depression?
The USSR prided itself in escaping the impact of the Great Depression. USSR was able to escape the effect of the Depression because it was not integrated with the international market. Secondly, it had a planned economy in which the state decided what has to be produced and how much. This helped them to maintain a balance between demand and supply.
Herbert Hoover's idea of "rugged individualism" suggested that ___________.
Herbert Hoover's idea of "rugged individualism" suggested that people were able to survive hard times through their inner strength and resources.
To protect citizens from bank failures, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Congress established the _________.
To protect citizens from bank failures, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Congress established the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
Roosevelt introduced the much needed ___________ system in the US.
Roosevelt introduced the much needed social security system in the US. It established a permanent system of universal retirement pensions (Social Security), unemployment insurance, and welfare benefits for the handicapped and needy children in families without a father present. It established the framework for the U.S. welfare system.