Depression and the New Deal 1929-41

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What President had failed to end the growing Depression?
President Herbert Hoover had failed to end the growing depression.
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Who became the new president in 1933?
In 1933 Franklin D.Roosevelt became the new president
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How were farmers badly hit during the Depression?
Farmers were badly hit during the depression as they couldn't afford what they used to be able to afford and Over-farming had led to the soil becoming infertile
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When did Herbet Hoover become President?
Hoover became president in the early 1929
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Although Hoover is known to not have done anything to resolve the Depression, he actually did. What did he do?
Hoover coordinated work of voluntary agencies and many relief programmes
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Who promised the New deal?
President Roosevelt promised the New deal to the American people
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What did this New Deal also get known as?
The New Deal also became known as Relief, Recovery, Reform
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What did Roosevelt do to the banks for new laws to be passed?
Roosevelt closed all the banks throughout the USA for four days to give time for new laws to be passed.
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What did the AAA mean?
The AAA was the Agricultural Adjustment Act
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What did the AAA do?
The AAA ended over production for farmers and would pay farmers to reduce their production of main items.
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What did the FERA mean?
The FERA was the Federal Emergency Relief Administration
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What did the FERA do?
The FERA was given $500 million to help the unemployed
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What did CWA mean?
THE CWA was the Civil Works Administration
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What did the CWA do?
The CWA provided work on public projects during the winter of 1933-34
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What was the CCC?
The CCC was the Civilian Conservation Corps
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What did the CCC do?
The CCC provided camps, food and a small wage for those who worked for them. It did not guarantee work after the act finished
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What was the NRA?
the NRA was the National Recovery Administration
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What did the NRA do?
The NRA would improve working conditions
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What was the PWA?
The PWA was the Public works administration
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What did the PWA do?
responsible for providing many jobs to build roads and damns and hospitals etc so it would stimulate the economy.
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What was the WPA?
The WPA was the Works progress Administration
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What did the WPA do?
took on jobs private companies wouldnt.
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Was the New Deal successful?
The New Deal was unsuccessful
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Why was this?
The New Deal slowed down and by 1937 the country plunged back into depression
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