US 2 Final milestone.docx - You passed this Milestone 21 questions were answered correctly 4 questions were answered incorrectly 1 President Roosevelt

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You passed this Milestone 21 questions were answered correctly . 4 questions were answered incorrectly . 1 President Roosevelt introduced a First New Deal and a Second New Deal to overcome the Great Depression. Choose the action that was associated with the Second New Deal. The Emergency Banking Act temporarily closed the nation's banks. Roosevelt began delivering weekly "fireside chats." The Civilian Conservation Corps was created. It focused on long-term reform in addition to relief and recovery. RATIONALE The First New Deal (not the Second) was characterized by legislation to provide immediate unemployment relief and recovery, including the establishment of the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Federal Emergency Relief Administration. CONCEPT Roosevelt's New Deal 2 Name the group that formed in 1960 to organize protests such as sit-ins on behalf of the civil rights movement. The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People The Citizens' Council The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
CONCEPT The Early 1960s 3 Many historians have argued that the New Deal permanently changed the U.S. Which of the following is a long-term effect of the New Deal identified by historians? Elderly Americans lost faith in a government that did not consider their needs. Many more Americans were employed, but wages remained unfairly low. The government assumed greater responsibility for the security of the people. The lifting of burdensome regulations made it easier for businesses and corporations to profit. CONCEPT Interpreting the New Deal as an Historian 4 Choose the true statement about the nature of the rural economy in the late 19th century. Sharecroppers often worked a plot of land for several years and were then able to purchase it. Many poor farmers owned abundant land but lacked the money and tools to develop it. Most farmers grew wheat or cotton because that was all they could afford to grow.
Farmers endured hardship during the Gilded Age but were unable to organize collectively to improve their situation. CONCEPT Rural America in the Late 19th Century 5 Choose the true statement about Operation Iraqi Freedom. The majority of the international community supported the United States' preemptive intervention. The U.S. dismantled Iraq's hidden nuclear weapons facilities. After approximately two months, president George W. Bush declared a U.S. victory in Iraq. U.S. forces captured Osama bin Laden. CONCEPT 9/11 and the War on Terror 6 As a result of what policy during the 2000s did the federal government funnel $800 billion into the economy to stimulate growth and create jobs? The USA PATRIOT Act The Homeland Security Act The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act The Federal Emergency Management Act RATIONALE
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was an $800 billion stimulus package designed to "jumpstart" the U.S. economy. It was passed after the economic collapse in 2008.

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