ALPHABET AGENCIES

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FED EMERGENCY RELIEF ADMIN (FERA): needs for the poor
$500 mill on emp schemes and state org relief = helped, more emp. 5k public buildings built
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CIVILIAN CONSVERVATION CORPS (CCC) unemp young men
18-25y/o 6-24 months of work. Labour supervised by army, segregated camps, $1 a day -3M in scheme, 3bn trees
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AGRI ADJUSTMENT ADMIN (AAA) fix farming indust
set to rduce prof and push prices up. took land out of production and killed 6mill pigs. Helped mod farming methods & w/ mortgage // But workers out of work esp black sharecroppers
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THE PUBLIC WORK ADMIN - eco growth, long term emp
Part of Nat Insurance Act: $3.3bn budget to build schools, dams, roads etc - vital for longer term, created milions of s.term jobs// Ickles accused on spending money too slowly
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NAT RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION (NRA) help and regulate business
557 codes of practce for industires to ensure fair comp, wages and hours - banned child labour, unions allowed - largely failed, was voluntary, many didn't; NRA wages and hours bad // declared unconsti 1935
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TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY (TVA) often flooded, poor standard of living
the valley covered 7 states, built dams to control flooding and provide hydroelectricity // did help, provided jobs and farmers went 2%-75% electricity
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THE CIVIL WORKS ADMIN - emergency winter relief
temp admin from Hopkins. $400mil budget. 4.2mil workers in 4 months to keep employment // 400 airports built and val infrastructure
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CIVILIAN CONSVERVATION CORPS (CCC) unemp young men

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18-25y/o 6-24 months of work. Labour supervised by army, segregated camps, $1 a day -3M in scheme, 3bn trees

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AGRI ADJUSTMENT ADMIN (AAA) fix farming indust

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