In many ways, Eleanor Roosevelt became as much a part of the public face of the New Deal as her husband. In particular, Roosevelt reached out to the African-American community in ways FDR often didn't (or politically couldn't). And, aside from Eleanor, women could look to another role model in the White House, the first female Cabinet member in American history. She was
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) became one of the most beloved New Deal programs, offering public works jobs for artists as well as artisans. Which of the following was not part of the WPA?
|A)||Federal Theater Project|
|B)||Federal Arts Project|
|C)||Federal Music Project|
|D)||Federal Poetry Project|
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) was an unprecedented New Deal experiment in regional planning. Which of the following was a product of the TVA?
|A)||Muscle Shoals Dam|
|B)||Grand Coulee Dam|
The National Recovery Administration was an expert in associational cartels that also (with Section 7) promised workers the right to form unions and engage in collective bargaining for the first time. Which of the following was the flamboyant and energetic head of this early New Deal Program?
Here, Roosevelt visits his "favorite" relief project of the New Deal. Judging by the outdoor location and the boys in military-looking garb surrounding the president, this is a photograph of the
|A)||Rural Electrification Administration.|
|B)||National Union for Social Justice.|
|C)||American Liberty League.|
|D)||Civilian Conservation Corps.|
Roosevelt also had to contend with the many Depression-era problems affecting American farmers, including falling prices, soil erosion, and the Dust Bowl. Which of the following was not explicitly part of FDR's agricultural strategy?
|B)||Rural Electrification Administration|
|C)||National Youth Administration|
|D)||Agricultural Adjustment Administration|
This fanciful cartoon honors the fiery head of the United Mine Workers and the founder of the Congress of Industrial Organizations. He is
|A)||John L. Lewis.|
This cartoon lampoons Roosevelt's ever-growing proliferation of "alphabet agencies." Which of the following was not a New Deal program?
This cartoon accuses Roosevelt of spending beyond his means to combat the Depression. Which of the following groups was explicitly founded as an anti-New Deal organization?
|A)||Steel Worker's Organizing Committee|
|B)||American Liberty League|
|C)||Temporary National Economic Conference|
|D)||Securities and Exchange Commission|
Which of the following was not a part of the Social Security Act?
|C)||aid to dependent children|