Prohibition
New Deal
FDR
Economy
100
The amendment prohibiting alcohol.

18th

100

The president who passed the New Deal.

FDR

100
What illness did FDR suffer from?

polio

100

What crashed in 1929?

Stock Market

200

The amendment repealing (getting rid of) Prohibition.

21st

200

The three Rs of the New Deal

Relief, Recovery, Reform

200

Was FDR a Republican or Democrat?

Democrat

200
When a government spends more than they're taking in, that means they have a __________.

Deficit

300

The organization was started after Prohibition ended by a stockbroker and surgeon. Its goal is to help people stop using alcohol through a set of 12 steps.

Alcoholics Anonymous

300

This agency supported labor unions, and established minimum wages as well as caps on how many hours someone could work.

National Recovery Administration (NRA)

300
What does FDR stands for?

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

300

This decision ended up being a good idea in order to give the government the chance to investigate the banks.

Bank Holiday

400

This is the name given to the religious movement that supported the Prohibition amendment.

Temperance movement

400

This act is still in effect today, and gives Americans 65 and older a baseline retirement income. It also provides unemployment income and disability payments.

Social Security Act

400

What state was FDR from?

New York

400

This policy says the government should leave the economy alone and not get involved.

Laissez-faire

500

How long it took the government to pass the 21st amendment.

Under one year.

500

This program was an ambitious way of creating jobs by employing people to build infrastructure, such as bridges, roads, schools and other projects. 

Works Progress Administration (WPA)

500

FDR's famous question to voters in 1936

"Are you better off now than you were four years ago?"

500

This economist said the government should spend money when there's a downturn in order to create jobs.

Keynes

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