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Which of the following was a feature of the bracero program?

Which of the following was a feature of the bracero program? (Points : 2)
       Against the wishes of the Mexican government, Congress excluded immigrant Mexican workers in the United States from minimum-wage requirements.

       
By agreement between Mexico and the United States, citizenship was extended to Mexicans illegally residing in the United States in 1942.
       
Mexican farm workers were admitted to the United States on short-term work contracts.
       
Against the wishes of the Mexican government, Congress provided for the deportation of Mexicans who had illegally entered the United States.


The diplomatic records of the immediate postwar years show that(Points : 2)


the Soviets had no desire to develop an atomic bomb of their own.



American possession of the atomic bomb was never mentioned directly in diplomatic discussions.



Secretary of War Stimson favored using the atomic bomb in Eastern Europe.




some American officials believed that the U. S. could use America's nuclear monopoly to scare the Soviets into making diplomatic concessions.


Which of the following factors limited the gains made by nonwhite Americans under the New Deal?(Points : 2)

       
Conservative rulings by the Supreme Court in cases like that of the Scottsboro Boys
       
Roosevelt's naïve belief that the New Deal was race neutral
       
President Roosevelt's need for support from southern Democrats to secure passage of his legislative program.
       
Roosevelt's fear that the public would link him with militant black activists if he supported programs primarily designed to help nonwhites


Which of the following is true of the Tennessee Valley Authority?

(Points : 2)
       
It did not bring about the economic revitalization of the Tennessee Valley and serves as a classic example of pork-barrel legislation.
       
Through its educational programs relating to soil management, it prevented further soil erosion in the vast area of the Tennessee Valley.
       
It was the first step in the federal government's attempt to nationalize public-power facilities throughout the United States.
       
It degraded the water by dumping waste and pollutants into rivers and streams.

Question 2.2.
During the depression, many argued that women workers deprived male breadwinners of jobs. Was this argument valid? Why or why not?
(Points : 2)
       
No, because women were heavily concentrated in particular occupations dominated by women.
       
Yes, because in the 1920s women had moved into many previously male-dominated jobs.
       
Yes, because women were willing to work for lower wages than men.
       
No, because most women lost their jobs as the depression intensified.

Question 3.3. In response to the depression, many prominent business leaders _____. (Points : 2)
       
advised President Hoover to rigidly enforce antitrust laws in order to restore competition.
       
believed that economic downturns were a beneficial and natural part of the business cycle and simply should be allowed to run their course.
       
actively campaigned for the implementation of a federal jobs program.
       
advocated using Mussolini's reforms in Italy as the model for establishing a corporatist society.

Question 4.4.
The Reconstruction Finance Corporation was designed to provide
(Points : 2)
       
federal loans to homeowners who could not pay their mortgages.
       
direct loans to the unemployed.
       
federal loans to banks.
       
direct relief to the unemployed.

Question 5.5. In response to the people who made up the Bonus Army, President Hoover (Points : 2)
       
supported the bill authorizing immediate payment of bonuses to First World War veterans.
       
allowed them to stay indefinitely in empty government buildings.
       
protected their right to petition Congress.
       
labeled them as insurrectionists and sent the U.S. Army to disperse them.

Question 6.6. The National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933 sought to promote economic recovery by (Points : 2)
       
implementing Keynesian economic theory and providing direct relief.
       
reducing taxes and lowering interest rates.
       
ending cutthroat competition among competing businesses by allowing them to cooperate in limiting production, establishing prices, and setting workers' wages.
       
nationalizing key industries and lowering the capital gains tax.

Question 7.7. Why did the industrial recovery program under the National Industrial Recovery Act come to an end in 1935? (Points : 2)
       
Roosevelt abandoned it because of increasing opposition from businessmen.
       
Roosevelt decided it was a failure and refused to continue it.
       
Congress refused to appropriate more money to allow it to continue.
       
The Supreme Court ruled it to be unconstitutional.

Question 8.8. The Agricultural Adjustment Act attempted to restore the purchasing power of farmers by encouraging them to (Points : 2)
       
donate their surplus crops to the unemployed.
       
purchase more efficient farm equipment.
       
increase their production of foodstuffs.
       
limit their production of specific crops.

Question 9.9. Which of the following was a consequence of the AAA? (Points : 2)
       
It guaranteed that agricultural experts would help solve the problem of soil erosion in the Plains.
       
It resulted in the removal of many southern sharecroppers from the land they had lived on and worked.
       
It caused many midwestern farmers to go bankrupt and lose their land.
       
It allowed the "Okies" and "Arkies" to obtain their own farmland.

Question 10.10. Authors associated with the Federal Writers Project (Points : 2)
       
were usually critical of Roosevelt and the New Deal.
       
had to adhere to strict language and story-line restrictions established by the Works Projects Administration
       
primarily dealt with the trials and tribulations of wealthy Americans in the works they wrote.
       
collected and published the stories of many freed slaves.

Question 11.11. Which of the following was true of the Social Security Act of 1935? (Points : 2)
       
The more workers earned, the higher rate of tax they paid.
       
Workers and employers, not the government, paid for old-age benefits.
       
The law covered farm workers and domestic servants as well as blue- and white-collar workers.
       
The act's unemployment compensation system was fully funded by workers and received no contributions from employers and no tax revenues.

Question 12.12. Which of the following groups generally voted Republican before the 1930s but became a major part of the New Deal coalition during the 1930s?(Points : 2)

       
Organized labor
       
Northern African Americans
       
Catholics
       
The urban masses

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This question was asked on Jul 20, 2016 for the course HIST 12 at Santa Monica.

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