Quiz: CNBC Quiz: What's Up With Weather?
Question 3 of 10
Although the first federal disaster legislation was passed in 1803, it would be more than a century before the various government disaster agencies merged to create FEMA. Which president oversaw the formation?
- John F. Kennedy
- Lyndon Johnson
- Jimmy Carter
- Ronald Reagan
In 1979, President Carter joined many federal disaster-related agencies to form the Federal Emergency Management Agency.