Alphabet Agencies

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  • Roosevelts Aplhabet Agencies
    • Helping Farmers
      • Agricultural Adjustment Act 1933
        • Government paid farmers to decrease production
        • Self-financing as tax placed of food processors would raise consumers
        • Had to own own land
      • Farm Credit Administration
        • Helped farmers manage debt by making loans avaliable from federal funds
        • Lent money to farmers whose lands had been forclosed
        • Homelessness
          • Federall Housing Administration
            • Federal insurance on low-interest, long term mortgage
            • Taken out on newly purchased single family homes
            • Attempt to stimulate building industry
        • Gave land back to farmers to restablish their homes
    • Unemployment
      • Tennessee Valley Authority
        • Harness to power of the River Tennesse by producing 20 dams
        • Produced electricty and emplyment
        • Still in force today
      • National Recovery Administration
        • Encouraged "codes of practice" to reduce unfair competition
        • Blue Eagle sign to display membership
        • Favoured big business
        • Too many codes, many unusable
      • Public Works Administration
        • Stimulated the economy
      • Federal Emergency Relief Administration
        • $500 million to every state for relief agencies
      • Civilliam Conservation Corps
        • Unemployed men opportunity to be recruited for several types of work
        • Sent money to families
    • Homelessness
      • Federall Housing Administration
        • Federal insurance on low-interest, long term mortgage
        • Taken out on newly purchased single family homes
        • Attempt to stimulate building industry
    • Reforming business
      • National Recovery Administration
        • Encouraged "codes of practice" to reduce unfair competition
        • Blue Eagle sign to display membership
        • Favoured big business
        • Too many codes, many unusable

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