History / New Deal Programs

Random History Quiz

Can you name the New Deal Programs?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Program DescriptionProgram
Allowed workers to join unions and outlawed union-busting tactics by management.
Federal government build series of dams to prevent flooding and sell electricity.
Employed 8.5 million workers in construction and other jobs, but more importantly provided work in arts, theater, and literary projects.
Provided public works jobs at $15/week to four million workers.
Created NRA to enforce codes of fair competition, minimum wages, and to permit collective bargaining of workers.
Provided part-time employment to more than two million college and high school students.
Distributed millions of dollars of direct aid to unemployed workers.
Program DescriptionProgram
Protected farmers from price drops by providing crop subsidies to reduce production, educational programs to teach methods of preventing soil erosion.
Regulated stock market and restricted margin buying.
Encouraged farmers to join cooperatives to bring electricity to farms.
Sent 250,000 young men to work camps to perform reforestation and conservation tasks.
Received $3.3 billion appropriation from Congress for public works projects.
Created federally insured bank deposits ($2500 per investor at first) to prevent bank failures.

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.