The Great Depression Quiz

Answer these questions about the Great Depression and New Deal eras of US history.
Acronyms will work for the New Deal agencies and acts
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Last updated: August 10, 2019
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Day on which the stock market crashed, starting the Depression
Black Tuesday
President at the onset of the Depression and namesake of shantytowns
Herbert Hoover
Group of veterans violently dispersed during a protest before the 1932 election
Bonus Army
President who defeated the above in the 1932 election and initiated the New Deal
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Political party that created a ruling coalition during the New Deal
Democratic Party
Mass deportation of Mexican-Americans, including citizens, in the early 1930s
Mexican Repatriation
Ecological disaster in which dust storms hampered agriculture in the Midwest
Dust Bowl
State to which Oklahoma residents migrated in the wake of the dust storms
Book by John Steinbeck which tells the story of a family of Oklahoma migrants
The Grapes of Wrath
Louisiana governor known for the mottos "Share Our Wealth" and "Every Man a King"
Huey Long
Agency which emphasized environmental conservation and tried to offset the effects of dust storms
Civilian Conservation Corps
Agency that provided electricity and brought economic development to 7 Southern states
Tennessee Valley Authority
Agency that constructed public facilities, including bridges, hospitals, and schools
Public Works Administration
Act which established benefits for the elderly and remains a major part of the US budget
Social Security Act
Agency that spurred artistic development and conducted recordings of former slaves
Works Progress Administration
Agency dedicated to helping struggling industries and address the needs of unions
National Recovery Administration
Secretary of Labor who was the first female Cabinet member and established, among other things, minimum wage laws and the 40 hour work week
Frances Perkins
A controversial plan suggested added seats to this judicial body after it ruled several New Deal plans unconstitutional
Supreme Court
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