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1

True or False: The broad-ranging federal legislation that transformed the federal government's role in the American economy during the first two years of Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency brought the nation out of economic depression, and resulted in nearly full employment.

False

2

True or False: The Congress of Industrial Organizations enjoyed broad appeal among skilled workers but found little support among the nation's millions of unskilled workers.

False

3

The original Social Security Bill included a national system of ______ ________, but this provision was dropped after fierce opposition from the American Medical Association.

health insurance

4

True or False: In a blow to Mexican-Americans and many other agricultural workers, the Wagner and Social Security Acts did not apply to them.

True

5

True or False: The New Deal continued to expand throughout Roosevelt's second term; only with the coming of World War II would its momentum expire.

False

6

True or False: Federal programs such as the Agricultural Adjustment Act helped nearly all sharecroppers live better, more productive, and more profitable lives.

False

7

True or False: In the 1930s, good rains and good weather resulted in bountiful crops in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, and Colorado.

False

8

The National Recovery Act was modeled on the government-business partnership of the ____ ________ ______ of World War I.

War Industries Board

9

The National Recovery Act was modeled on the government-business partnership of the War Industries Board of ______ ____ __.

World War I

10

The National Recovery Act was modeled on the government-business partnership of the War Industries Board of ______ ____ __.

World War I

11

The first "_______ _____" of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's presidency witnessed the greatest expansion in the role of the ________ __________ in the nation's history.

"hundred days"
federal government

12

The first "_______ _____" of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's presidency witnessed the greatest expansion in the role of the ________ __________ in the nation's history.

"hundred days"
federal government

13

Beginning with a sit-down strike of ______ General Motors workers in ________,_____ , sit-down strikes spread to Flint, Michigan and elsewhere in the mid-1930s.

7,000
Cleveland, Ohio

14

Beginning with a sit-down strike of 7,000 _______ ______ _______ in Cleveland, Ohio, sit-down strikes spread to Flint, Michigan and elsewhere in the mid-1930s.

General Motors workers

15

Beginning with a sit-down strike of 7,000 General Motors workers in Cleveland, Ohio, sit-down strikes spread to _____, ________ and elsewhere in the mid-1930s.

Flint, Michigan