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National Industrial Recovery Act: Definition & Summary

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Why was the NIRA created?

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1. How did the Public Works Administration attempt to reduce the impact of the Depression?

2. Which of the following was a goal of the National Recovery Administration?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will determine what you know about the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA). The goals of the NIRA and the purpose of the Public Works Administration (PWA) will be included in the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Why the NIRA was created
  • The reasoning behind the PWA
  • Section 7a of the NRA
  • Long-term impact of the NIRA

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the NIRA
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the PWA
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding economic factors of crisis situations and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the NIRA, review the accompanying lesson titled National Industrial Recovery Act: Definition & Summary. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the actions of United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Explains the creation of the NIRA
  • Covers the impact of the case Schechter Poultry Corporation v. U.S. in 1935
  • Explores the legacy of the NIRA
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