The first new deal alphabet agencies

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The Agricultural Adjustment Administration 1933 (AAA)
provided farmers with federal subsidies to compensate them for cutting back the production of basic commodities such as pork, wheat, cotton and dairy products. The AAA aimed to bring farm prices back up to profitable levels by eliminating the problem
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The Civilian Conservation Corps 1933 (CCC)
Provided work camps for young men working on conservation projects such as planting trees for windbreaks and improving national parks
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The Farm Credit Administration 1933 (FCA)
Helped farmers to manage their debt by making loans available from federal funds to pay for seed, machinery and marketing
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The Federal Emergency Relief Administration 1933 (FERA)
Provided $500 million to state and local agencies that had run out of money so that they could keep making relief payments to the unemployed
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The Federal Housing Administration 1934 (FHA)
Provided government funding to enable people to keep up their mortgage payments.
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The National Industrial Recovery Act 1933 (NIRA)
Promoted both recovery and reform by setting up the PWA and NRA
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The Public Work Administration 1933 (PWA)
Provided more than $3 billion for work-creation projects such as roads and electrification.
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Provided work camps for young men working on conservation projects such as planting trees for windbreaks and improving national parks

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The Civilian Conservation Corps 1933 (CCC)

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Helped farmers to manage their debt by making loans available from federal funds to pay for seed, machinery and marketing

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Provided $500 million to state and local agencies that had run out of money so that they could keep making relief payments to the unemployed

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Provided government funding to enable people to keep up their mortgage payments.

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