Us History Quiz the Great Depression+

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Under the New Deal, African Americans
Select one:
a. were completely ignored.
b. were appointed to high-level positions including cabinet posts. c. received the same pay and job opportunities as whites.
d. continued to face discrimination and disfranchisement.
e. returned to their southern farms.
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The correct answer is: continued to face discrimination and disfranchisement. Question 2
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In the 1920s,
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a. all industrial workers enjoyed high wages and benefits. b. a tight labor market for industrial workers increased their bargaining power. c. industrial workers did not see the results of gains in productivity in increased wages. d. decreases in industrial production lowered workers

e. most workers joined unions.
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The correct answer is: industrial workers did not see the results of gains in productivity in increased wages. Question 3
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Which of the following groups saw a substantial increase in political power in the 1920s? Select one:
a. African Americans
b. ethnic Americans
c. women
d. the working class
e. Mexicans
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The correct answer is: ethnic Americans
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Economically, the 1920s was a period of
Select one:
a. high unemployment and recession.
b. declining standards of living.
c. growth, prosperity, and unprecedented productivity.
d. economic stagnation.
e. return of farm prosperity.
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The correct answer is: growth, prosperity, and unprecedented productivity. Question 5
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All of the following was part of the new consumer lifestyle of the 1920s except Select one:
a. new appliances eased the burden of housework.
b. the automobile made vacations and camping trips popular. c. poverty was eliminated from American society.
d. high quality, fashionable clothes were available to most Americans. e. advertising increased consumer demand.
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The correct answer is: poverty was eliminated from American society. Question 6
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During the 1920s,
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a. rural Americans were isolated from the consumerism of cities. b. rural Americans fully embraced
c. rural Americans showed distrust for urban ways.
d. advertisers ignored the rural market.
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Of the following groups, which benefited the least from New Deal policies? Select one:
a. middle-class consumers
b. European ethnics
c. northern factory workers
d. southern industrial workers and farm laborers
e. the elderly
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The correct answer is: southern industrial workers and farm laborers Question 8
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Each of the following was part of the First New Deal (1935 –1937) except the Select one:
a. Public Works Administration.
b. Civilian Conservation Corps.
c. Works Progress Administration.
d. Tennessee Valley Authority.
e. National Industrial Recovery Act.
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The correct answer is: Works Progress Administration.
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One of the major demands of women reformers during the New Deal years was for Select one:
a. equal rights.
b. equal pay.
c. “protective legislation.”
d. greater sexual freedom.
e. the right to vote.
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The correct answer is: “protective legislation.”
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