APUSH

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  1. Which of the following was NOT a reason given by President Franklin Roosevelt in his attempt to "pack" the Supreme Court?: A. He believed he had a mandate after the 1936 election.
    B. Most Supereme Court justices were interpreting the Constitution too broadly. C. He wanted to ease the word load of the Court's older members.
    D. Most of the Supreme Court justices were conservative.
    E. The Court was declaring too many New Deal programs unconstitutional.
    B. Most Supreme Court justices were interpreting the Constitution too broadly.
  2. During the period of the New Deal, the program of organized labor was most successful in?:
    A. restoring full employment to the economy.
    B. safeguarding unions from authoritarian control.
    C. unifying the labor movement.
    D. securing a nationwide system of workers' compensation.
    E. removing obstacles to unionization.
    E. removing obstacles to unionization.
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  3. The Social Security program of 1935 provided which of the following?:
    A. unemployment insurance administered by the federal government
    B. old age pensions paid for by taxes on employers and workers.
    C. all of these choices are correct.
    D. federally administered unemployment insurance..
    E. federally administered assistance to the blind and disabled.
    C. all of these choices are correct.
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  4. Most of the rationale for conservative opposition to the New Deal came from the argument that New Deal programs?:
    A. raised taxes on the rich.
    B. diminished the liberty of the individual.
    C. favored agriculture over big business.
    D. regulated the stock market.
    E. favored the wealthy.
    B. diminished the liberty of the individual.
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  5. The Twenty-First Amendment, ratified in 1933, repealed the?:
    A. poll tax, literacy test, and other discriminatory voting restrictions.
    B. prohibition on the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.
    C. "quota system" of immigration limitations.
    D. progressive income tax.
    B. prohibition on the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.
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  6. The primary purpose of the Public Works Administration and the Works Progress Administration was?:
    A. to nationalize the government's control of the work force.
    B. to provide jobs for African Americans and other minorities.
    C. to enable industries to plan production and control prices
    D. to provide employment through federal deficit spending.
    E. to replace private enterprise, which had failed so dramatically in 1929.
    D. to provide employment through federal deficit spending.
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  7. The most enduring change that occurred in United States banking during the administration of Franklin Roosevelt was the?:
    A. abolition of branch banking in the states
    B. regular and repeated use of "bank holidays."
    C. federal insurance of bank deposits.
    D. rigid exclusion of large banks from the provision of venture capital.
    E. nationalization of the banking system.
    C. federal insurance of bank deposits.
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  8. In 1933, the purpose of the United States government in devaluing the dollar in terms of gold was to?:
    A. reduce the ability of the gold-producing U. S. S. R. to exchange gold for industrial and military goods.
    B. establish the gold standard.
    C. lower domestic prices and make American goods more expensive abroad.
    D. stop excessive exports of American goods.
    E. raise domestic prices and make American goods cheaper abroad.
    E. raise domestic prices and make American goods cheaper abroad.
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  9. In addition to putting young men back to work, a principal purpose of the Civilian Conservation Corps was to?:
    A. limit population growth.
    B. provide an interracial living experience to promote harmony.
    C. help young married couples buy homes on easy mortgage terms.
    D. promote reforestation and land conservation.
    D. promote reforestation and land conservation.
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  10. Dr. Francis Townsend gained notoriety as a critic of the New Deal with his?:
    A. share-the-wealth program.
    B. running for president against Roosevelt in 1936.
    C. National Union for Social Justice.
    D. $200 per month pension plan for the elderly.
    D. $200 per month pension plan for the elderly.
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