Which of the following was NOT a reason given by President Franklin Roosevelt in his attempt to "pack" the Supreme Court?: A. He believed he had a mandate after the 1936 election.
B. Most Supereme Court justices were interpreting the Constitution too broadly. C. He wanted to ease the word load of the Court's older members.
D. Most of the Supreme Court justices were conservative.
E. The Court was declaring too many New Deal programs unconstitutional.
B. Most Supreme Court justices were interpreting the Constitution too broadly.
During the period of the New Deal, the program of organized labor was most successful in?:
A. removing obstacles to unionization.
The Social Security program of 1935 provided which of the following?:
D. all of these choices are correct.
Most of the rationale for conservative opposition to the New Deal came from the argument that New Deal programs?:
B. diminished the liberty of the individual.
The Twenty-First Amendment, ratified in 1933, repealed the?:
B. prohibition on the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.
The primary purpose of the Public Works Administration and the Works Progress Administration was?:
D. to provide employment through federal deficit spending.
The most enduring change that occurred in United States banking during the administration of Franklin Roosevelt was the?:
A. federal insurance of bank deposits.
In 1933, the purpose of the United States government in devaluing the dollar in terms of gold was to?:
E. raise domestic prices and make American goods cheaper abroad.
In addition to putting young men back to work, a principal purpose of the Civilian Conservation Corps was to?:
B. promote reforestation and land conservation.
Dr. Francis Townsend gained notoriety as a critic of the New Deal with his?:
D. $200 per month pension plan for the elderly.
This cardset contains multiple choice tests to help prepare for the AP US History test.