The New Deal

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EBA
Emergency Banking Act 1933. 4 day national bank holiday where unsound banks (5%) closed down whilst the rest were helped with gov grants and advice. people told to put savings bank. confidence restored and banking system saved.
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CCC
Civillian Conservation Corps 1933. unemployment stood at 13mil 25% of workforce. set up jobs for 18-25 year old men. living in gov camps carrying out conservation projects. wages low but two million jobs created over 9 years of existence.
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PWA
Public Works Administration 1933. provided jobs by initiating major construction projects. spent $7 billion between 1933-39 creating millions of jobs for skilled workers.
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CWA
Civil Works Administration 1933. aimed to provide temp work over winter 1933-34. 4 million jobs creating building schools, roads, hospitals. ended April 1934.
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Agricultural Adjustment Act 1933. farming industry in crisis. paid farmers to take part of land out of cultivation and reduce livestock. 6mil piglets slaughtered and mill of acres of sown land ploughed up. prices rose, income doubled. labourers unemp
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NIRA + NRA
National Industrial recovery act set up the National Recovery Admin. stabilise production and prices, improve working conditions. voluntary codes enabled employers to regulate prices, output, hours and wages. business signed up displayed NRA badge
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NRA continued
with a blue eagle with the motto "We Do Our Part." public were encouraged to buy products from businesses who displayed badge. reduced child labour. favoured large firms who put smaller out of busines. declared unconstitutional by supreme court 1935.
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FERA
Federal Emergency Relief Administration 1933. had a budget of $500 million to assist those in desperate need. money used to fund soup kitchens, clothing, bedding, work schemes, and nursery schools..
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TVA
Tennessee Valley Authority. valley was a depressed region, agriculture affected by floods and erosion. dust bowl, flooding. unemployment high with poverty. no electricity. hydroelectric dams built and flood prevention. federal money on one state.
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The Wagner Act
1935. replaced part of the NIRA which was declared unconstitutional by the supreme court. confirmed the right of workers to join a trade union.
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The Social Security Act
1935. scheme set up to provide old age pensions, unemployment benefit for sick and disabled. based on national insurance scheme. landmark piece of legislation contradicting the belief that people should provide their own welfare.
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WPA
The Works Progress Administration 1935. addressed the persistent problem of unemployment. supported efforts to find jobs for the unemployed through broad range of projects and work programmes. unemployment never fell below 14%
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RA
The Resettlement Administration 1935. This focused on the plight of farm labourers, sharecroppers and tenant farmers. aimed to move 500,000 families to better areas of land. Whilst some benefitted, many farm workers remained in poverty.
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Civillian Conservation Corps 1933. unemployment stood at 13mil 25% of workforce. set up jobs for 18-25 year old men. living in gov camps carrying out conservation projects. wages low but two million jobs created over 9 years of existence.

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