Flashcards in New Deal Review Packet Deck (47)
What was the new type of music that swept the country in the 1930s and was a highly orchestrated version of jazz?
Who was the first woman to head and executive department in the federal government? Which department did she head?
Who was a celebrated chronicler of the Great Depression and raised awareness of the poorest of the poor in America?
Who was director of Negro Affairs in the National Youth Administration and headed an unofficial group of advisers to President Roosevelt?
Mary McLeod Bethune
During the Great Depression, the struggles of the rural poor were captured in the photographs of __ __
The team that created the Social Security system was led by __ __
The lives of ordinary Americans were celebrated in song by __ __
Which does not belong with the others?a) Marian Andersonb) incomec) workersd) minimum wage
a) Marian Anderson
Which does not belong with the others?a) occupantb) officeholderc) incumbentd) labor
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/F:The Fair Labor Standards Act established a salary cap, the lowest wage that an employer can legally pay a worker
T/F:A person who already holds an office is an aficionado
T/F:The New Deal did little to change the relationship between the American people and their government
did much to change the link
T/F:The relief programs of the New Deal were intended to be a permanent solution to joblessness
Fnot to be permanent
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/F:The Fair Labor Standards Act passed by Congress in 1938 established the maximum wage that an employer could legally pay a worker