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Question 1: It promoted ________ and helped small farms; it set up farm cooperatives, promoted crop diversification, and helped local industry.
SyriaLand reformDecolonizationUnited States

Question 2: The result was a tremendous growth of membership in the labor unions composing the ________.
Congress of Industrial OrganizationsInternational Longshore and Warehouse UnionAmerican Federation of LaborInternational Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers

Question 3: ________ 1938: established a maximum normal work week of 40 hours and a minimum wage of 40 cents/hour and outlawed most forms of child labor; still exists
OvertimeLiving wageFair Labor Standards ActEmployment

Question 4: Abandonment of ________, 1933: gold reserves no longer backed currency; still exists
Central bankGold standardSilver standardFederal Reserve System

Question 5: In ________, the "Front Populaire" government, led by Léon Blum, in power 1936–1938, instigated hefty social reforms.
FranceItalyCanadaUnited Kingdom

Question 6: New Deal Programs: Selected Library of Congress Resources ________
United States CongressUnited States CapitolUnited States House of RepresentativesLibrary of Congress

Question 7: In the 1960s, Lyndon B. Johnson's ________ took New Deal policies further.
Great SocietyFair DealNew FrontierProgressive education

Question 8: The Supreme Court ruled several programs unconstitutional; however, most were soon replaced, with the exception of the ________ (NRA).
Franklin D. RooseveltNew DealGreat DepressionNational Recovery Administration

Question 9: The NIRA established the ________ (NRA), which attempted to stabilize prices and wages through cooperative "code authorities" involving government, business, and labor.
New DealGreat DepressionFranklin D. RooseveltNational Recovery Administration

Question 10: ________ (FDIC) / Glass-Steagall Act: insures deposits in banks in order to restore public confidence in banks; still exists (although the Glass-Steagall Act was repealed in 1999)
Federal Deposit Insurance CorporationFederal Reserve SystemFranklin D. RooseveltGreat Depression

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