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  1. Test Your KnowledgeReturn to Jekyll Island Click on the letter of your choice to test your understanding.

  2. Question 1 What event in U.S. history in the early 1900s resulted in a call for reform of central banking?

  3. Question 2 During the Panic of 1907, the U.S. Treasury contributed $25 million to help rescue the economy. Which of the following was NOT part of the additional rescue efforts that occurred during the panic?

  4. Question 3 The ________________ established a commission tasked with studying the causes of the Panic of 1907 and developing a plan for a major overhaul of the nation’s financial system.

  5. Question 4 The Aldrich-Vreeland Act called for the creation of an 18-member committee to draft a proposal of reform for the banking and financial system. This committee was called the

  6. Question 5 To break the gridlock and draft the report due to Congress, _____________ called a secret meeting in Jekyll Island.

  7. Question 6 The first and second Banks of the United States failed in part because of the public’s perception that:

  8. Question 7 The draft legislation that resulted from the meeting on Jekyll Island was known as the ____; its terms called for the establishment of ____ regional banks called Reserve Associations to be part of a central banking system.

  9. Question 8 Which of the following is a duty specified for the Reserve Associations under the Aldrich Plan?

  10. Question 9 Under the Aldrich plan, the central banking system would be led by a board with ____ members headed by a ______.

  11. Question 10 The Aldrich Plan did not successfully achieve passage due to what concern?

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