Ap U.S. Study Guide Essay
The Great Depression
And the New Deal,
PART I: Reviewing the Chapter
A. Checklist of Learning Objectives
After mastering this chapter, you should be able to
1. describe the rise of Franklin Roosevelt to the presidency in 1932.
2. Explain how the New Deal’s pursued the “three Rs” of relief, recovery, and reform.
3. Describe the New Deal’s effect on labor and labor organization.
4. Discuss the early new Deal’s efforts to organize business and agriculture in the NRA and the AAA and indicate what replaced those programs after they were declared unconstitutional.
5. Describe the Supreme court’s hostility to many …show more content…
___ 1. Roosevelt’s call for a ‘new Deal” in the 1932 campaign included attacks on the Hoover deficits and a promise to balance the federal budget.
___ 2. The economy was beginning a turn upward in the months immediately before Roosevelt’s inauguration.
___ 3. Congress rushed to pass many of the early New Deal programs that granted large emergency powers to the president.
___ 4. Roosevelt’s monetary reforms were designed to maintain the gold standard and protect the value of the dollar.
___ 5. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the Public Works Administration (PWA) were designed to reform American business practices.
___ 6. Two early New Deal programs, the National Recovery Administration
(NRA) and the Agricultural Adjustment Administrations (AAA), were both declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.
___ 7. The primary agricultural problem of the great depression was declining farm production caused by the natural disasters of the period.
___ 8. The securities and Exchanging commission and the public Utilities
Holding company Act both imposed new federal regulations to reform corrupt or self-serving business practices that injured the public.
___ 9. The Tennessee valley Authority (TVA) was designed primarily to aid in conserving water and soil