Alphabet Agencies

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EBA
Emergency Banking Act - Aimed to restore confidence in banking system by closing banks for 10 days and backing up 5000 banks
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FERA
Federal Emergency Relief Administration - Aimed to tackle poverty and employment by providing $500 million for emergency relief to the homeless and poor.
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CCC
Civilian Conservation Corps - Aimed to tackle unemployment among young people by proving 6 months of work for men aged 18-25.
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PWA
Public Works Administration - Aimed to tackle unemployment by spending $3,300 on public works for public works
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AAA
Agricultural Adjustment Administration - Aimed to tackle rural poverty by paying farmers to destroy their crops and slaughter animals to increase profits. 1936, income was 1.5x higher than 1933.
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NIRA
National Industrial Recovery Act - Aimed to tackle the poor economic conditions by introducing codes of practice for minimum wages, hours and conditions.
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TVA
Tennessee Valley Authority - Aimed to tackle Agricultural over production but building 21 dams to irrigate the land and generate hydroelectricity.
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WPA
Workers Progress Administration - Aimed to tackle unemployment by putting people to work in building roads, schools, hosiptals...
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The Wagner Act
National Relations Act - Gave workers the right to join trade unions. The national Labour Relations was set up to protect workers from unfair practices.
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Fair Labour Standards Act
Aimed to strengthen the concept of fair pay to workers by tightening laws against child labour and minimum wages.
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Social Security Act
Aimed to tackle poverty by setting up national systems of social security which included providing pensions for the over 65s and aid to the disabled, orphaned and widowed.
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Federal Emergency Relief Administration - Aimed to tackle poverty and employment by providing $500 million for emergency relief to the homeless and poor.

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FERA

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Civilian Conservation Corps - Aimed to tackle unemployment among young people by proving 6 months of work for men aged 18-25.

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Public Works Administration - Aimed to tackle unemployment by spending $3,300 on public works for public works

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Agricultural Adjustment Administration - Aimed to tackle rural poverty by paying farmers to destroy their crops and slaughter animals to increase profits. 1936, income was 1.5x higher than 1933.

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