THE SECOND NEW DEAL

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WAGNER ACT (WA), 1935 - better pay for workers
supported TUs to op in a company - negotiate w/ emps for better pay & conditions - illegal to be sacked for being in union = strengthen TU, but businesses remained powerful e.g Ford's Thugs
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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT (SSA) - pov w/ old, widowed, sick or diab & unemp
state pensions to elderly and widowed ($10-$85 a month). SET UP UNEMP INSURANCE. setting money aside so if unemp they have max $18 per week for 16 weeks
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EVAL
helped a lot of the vulnerable - unemp now considered a fed>state respons // Not completely comprehensive as it excluded farmers, dom servants, self emp (needed it most)
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WORKS PROGRESS ADMIN (WPA) - projects to fit other people interests
$4B budget. brought all schemes together to create jobs. Jobs for off workers, actors, artists and photogs - paid to take pics of progress - employed 1/5 America's w.force // thousands of hosps built, helped women and Af-Ams (***** Division)
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RESETTLEMENT ADMIN (RA) - better housing
helped smallholders&tenant farmers move into better qual housing // 500K fams benefited - many farming fams affedcted by the Dustbowl
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RURAL ELECTRIFICATION ADMIN (REA) provide elec to farms
1935, low interest loans to rural co-ops to allow them to provide elec // 1930: 10% rural coms had elec - 1945:40%
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RA REPLACEMENT: Farm Security Admin (FSA) - help farmers buy land
loans to build land and camps to provide decent living for migrant workers- help
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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT (SSA) - pov w/ old, widowed, sick or diab & unemp

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state pensions to elderly and widowed ($10-$85 a month). SET UP UNEMP INSURANCE. setting money aside so if unemp they have max $18 per week for 16 weeks

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EVAL

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WORKS PROGRESS ADMIN (WPA) - projects to fit other people interests

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RESETTLEMENT ADMIN (RA) - better housing

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