The Agricultural Adjustment Acts: History and Impact

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Which of the following was a central provision of the first Agricultural Adjustment Act?

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1. What was the impact of the AAA programs?

2. In what way did the AAA programs affect sharecroppers and tenant farmers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Great Depression triggered a wave of legislation seeking to address specific problems brought on by the economic downturn. One of these was the Agricultural Adjustments Act (AAA), and the questions in this assessment will go over some of its key points. You'll be tested on information such as the goals of the act and its effects.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • Main provisions of the act
  • Effects of the AAA programs
  • Components of the second AAA program
  • Influence of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - recall some of the major points on the history and components of the Agricultural Adjustments Act
  • Reading comprehension - check to ensure that you understand the background of the act and the effects it had on the agricultural industry in the United States
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of the subject to answer the assessment questions on some key facts related to the act

Additional Learning

Learn more about this subject with the related lesson called The Agricultural Adjustments Act: History & Impact. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The Great Depression
  • First Agricultural Adjustments Act
  • Outcomes of the first act
  • Second Agricultural Adjustments Act
  • Impact of the program
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