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Chapter 26

What was FDR's plan called that was a series of ways to help the nation recover from the Great Depression? New Deal
During the Great Depression what was Roosevelt's speeches called that he gave over the radio to keep the nation informed? "Fireside Chats"
What program was created in the New Deal for boys between the ages of 18 and 25, to create reforestation and conservation jobs? Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
What program was created in the New Deal to create codes to control wages, production, and prices? National Recovery Administration (NRA)
What program was created in the New Deal to regulate farm rices by restricting crop production and paying farmers? Agriculture Adjustment Act (AAA)
What agency was created in the New Deal that promoted reforestation, flood control, and soil conservation by building dams and power plants in the Tennessee River Valley? Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
What agency was created in the New Deal that employed 8.5 million people by going into towns and building what each town needed such as roads and high schools? Works Progress Administration (WPA)
What was created that gave workers the right to unionize without intervention and stop employers form practicing unfair labor practices? Wagner Act
What was funded by taxes from wages and payrolls that provided insurance for the elderly, unemployed, and survivors of the Great Depression? Social Security Act
What was an act passed that did not allow the sell of American goods to the countries who were involved in war? Neutrality Acts
What meant "lightning war" in German and was the tactic used by Nazi Germany in World War II? Blitzkrieg
What was the code name for the research and development of the atomic bombs used on Hiroshima and Nagasaki? Manhattan Project
When Roosevelt came to office and initiated many acts to help with the Great Depression, what was it called? The Hundred Days
What was created in the New Deal that gave people insurance on the money they had in banks due to so many losing their savings when the banks collapsed? Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
What was it called when, due to over-farming, dirt in the Midwest region was blown as far as New York and destroyed crops and the health of people in the Midwest? Dustbowl
What is the day that the New York stock market crashed known as? Black Tuesday
What was created in the New Deal that set minimum wage and weekly hours, and also allowed for overtime pay after the weekly hours were met? Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Many people were greatly affected by the Great Depression and the stock market crash of 1929 because of what reason? Buying on Margin
What are the programs created in the New Deal often refereed to as due to number of them and because so many have acronyms? Alphabet Soup
Who was a major helper to FDR during his presidency and became his legs, touring the country delivering speeches, reading letters from citizens, and by listing to the people? First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
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