SAT Subject US History Practice Question 80: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 80

2. Which of the following New Deal programs was intended to ensure that no Great Depression could occur again in the future?

A. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
B. Farm Credit Administration
C. Tennessee Valley Authority
D. Public Works Administration
E. Civilian Conservation Corps

Correct Answer: A


The FDIC insures deposits so that if a bank fails, individuals cannot lose the money they have deposited there. This would protect people from losing everything if a financial panic occurred.

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