Statistics for The Great Depression Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 134 times
  • The average score is 7 of 18

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
Day on which the stock market crashed, starting the DepressionBlack {Tuesday}
92%
President who defeated the above in the 1932 election and initiated the New DealFranklin D. Roosevelt
88%
President at the onset of the Depression and namesake of shantytownsHerbert Hoover
81%
Ecological disaster in which dust storms hampered agriculture in the MidwestDust Bowl
63%
Political party that created a ruling coalition during the New DealDemocratic Party
62%
State to which Oklahoma residents migrated in the wake of the dust stormsCalifornia
57%
Book by John Steinbeck which tells the story of a family of Oklahoma migrantsThe Grapes of Wrath
38%
Act which established benefits for the elderly and remains a major part of the US budgetSocial Security Act
36%
Agency that provided electricity and brought economic development to 7 Southern statesTennessee Valley Authority
29%
Agency which emphasized environmental conservation and tried to offset the effects of dust stormsCivilian Conservation Corps
27%
Group of veterans violently dispersed during a protest before the 1932 electionBonus Army
26%
Louisiana governor known for the mottos "Share Our Wealth" and "Every Man a King"Huey Long
26%
A controversial plan suggested added seats to this judicial body after it ruled several New Deal plans unconstitutionalSupreme Court
20%
Agency that spurred artistic development and conducted recordings of former slavesWorks Progress Administration
20%
Agency that constructed public facilities, including bridges, hospitals, and schoolsPublic Works Administration
18%
Agency dedicated to helping struggling industries and address the needs of unionsNational Recovery Administration
12%
Secretary of Labor who was the first female Cabinet member and established, among other things, minimum wage laws and the 40 hour work weekFrances Perkins
8%
Mass deportation of Mexican-Americans, including citizens, in the early 1930sMexican {Repatriation}
6%

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