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1.

In response to the Great Depression, President Hoover

 

(A)

immediately gave relief

 

(B)

built "Hoovervilles"

 

(C)

cut government spending

 

(D)

created a Bonus Army

  

2.

All these were FDR's goals for the Hundred Days congressional session EXCEPT

 

(A)

relief for the hungry and jobless

 

(B)

economic reforms

 

(C)

help for agriculture and industry

 

(D)

protections for labor unions

  

3.

Many farmers in the Dust Bowl

 

(A)

migrated to California

 

(B)

joined labor unions

 

(C)

applied for welfare

 

(D)

bought more land

  

4.

Minorities during the Great Depression experienced all of the following EXCEPT

 

(A)

protection against lynching

 

(B)

government jobs for African Americans

 

(C)

Indian ownership of reservation lands

 

(D)

deportation to Mexico

  

5.

Of these, the most significant and lasting effect of the New Deal was

 

(A)

advances for minorities

 

(B)

the federal government's increased power

 

(C)

advances for women

 

(D)

the federal government's decreased power

  
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