New Deal Review Packet Flashcards Preview

US History II > New Deal Review Packet > Flashcards

Flashcards in New Deal Review Packet Deck (47)
Loading flashcards...
31

What was the new type of music that swept the country in the 1930s and was a highly orchestrated version of jazz?

swing

32

Who was the first woman to head and executive department in the federal government? Which department did she head?

Frances PerkinsLabor

33

Who was a celebrated chronicler of the Great Depression and raised awareness of the poorest of the poor in America?

Dorothea Lange

34

Who was director of Negro Affairs in the National Youth Administration and headed an unofficial group of advisers to President Roosevelt?

Mary McLeod Bethune

35

During the Great Depression, the struggles of the rural poor were captured in the photographs of __ __

Dorothea Lange

36

The team that created the Social Security system was led by __ __

Frances Perkins

37

The lives of ordinary Americans were celebrated in song by __ __

Woody Guthrie

38

Which does not belong with the others?a) Marian Andersonb) incomec) workersd) minimum wage

a) Marian Anderson

39

Which does not belong with the others?a) occupantb) officeholderc) incumbentd) labor

d) labor

40

T/F:When the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to allow Marian Anderson to hold a concert at a hall they owned, Eleanor Roosevelt arranged to have the singer perform on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial

T

41

T/F:The Fair Labor Standards Act established a salary cap, the lowest wage that an employer can legally pay a worker

Fminimum wage

42

T/F:A person who already holds an office is an aficionado

Fincumbent

43

T/F:The New Deal did little to change the relationship between the American people and their government

did much to change the link

44

T/F:The relief programs of the New Deal were intended to be a permanent solution to joblessness

Fnot to be permanent

45

T/F:The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was created during the New Deal and continues to protect the bank deposits of millions of Americans today

T

46

T/F:The Fair Labor Standards Act passed by Congress in 1938 established the maximum wage that an employer could legally pay a worker

Fminimum wage

47

T/F:Following the 1938 congressional elections, President Roosevelt found that he lacked support he needed to pass more New Deal-style laws

T