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8-6 Test Review

Quiz by Matthew Harder

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  • Q1
    What two situations led South Carolina farmers to shift from cotton production to other crops, such as peaches?
    Cotton lost its profitability due to overproduction and the boll weevil.
  • Q2
    The Public Works Administration (PWA) and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) had projects that had what features in common?
    projects that would improve communities & put people back to work
  • Q3
    List the types of projects of the Public Works Administration was involved with (PWA)?
    Building schools, libraries, and courthouses
  • Q4
    How did the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and other New Deal programs reflect racial inequality?
    Most were racially segregated
  • Q5
    What South Carolina women was an important civil rights leader and a member of President Roosevelt's influential "Black Cabinet"?
    Mary McLeod Bethune
  • Q6
    Along with building highways, airports, and schools, what other social activities did the Works Progress Administration (WPA) fund ( Pay Money For)?
    Artists and writers were employed to produce plays and murals, and conduct interviews on former slaves
  • Q7
    What is the primary purpose of the CCC New Deal agency?
    To build parks including Myrtle Beach State Park in South Carolina
  • Q8
    What was the Social Security Act (SSA) designed to?
    to provide government protections for the elderly, the orphaned, and the disabled
  • Q9
    Give the best description possible to describe the purpose of Roosevelt's New Deal Plan?
    It was aggressive program to bring relief, recovery, and reform to the American people.
  • Q10
    What impact did the general textile strike, like the strike in Honea Path S.C.,have on labor unions in the South?(8-6.4)
    It intensified anti-union sentiment, which continues to the present.
  • Q11
    What New Deal program was created to regulate codes for industries, regulate wages for workers, and settle prices for consumers?
    A. National Recovery Act (NRA)
  • Q12
    What New Deal program made it possible for farmers to install electric milking machines and water pumps?
    Rural Electrification Act
  • Q13
    What improvement to S.C was accomplished by the Santee Cooper Project?(8-6.4)
    electricity was provided to South Carolina residents
  • Q14
    What Global event enabled South Carolina and the United States to climb out of the Great Depression?
    World War II
  • Q15
    What impact did the Doolittle Raiders have on American Citizen's feelings about America's effort to fight and win WW II?
    It lifted American morale early in World War II.

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