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2. Men aged 16-25 given 6 mths work. They had to send most of their pay home to parents/wives. By 1940 2 million joined.

  • Agricultural Adjustment Agency
  • Civilian Conservation Corps
  • Public Works Administration

3. Set minimum wages and a maximum 8-hour day. Trade unions were encouraged. This tried to improve workers’ pay + conditions.

  • Home Owners’ Loan Corporation
  • National Recovery Act
  • Tennessee Valley Authority

4. Helped people who were in danger of having their homes repossessed. It provided new long-term loans.

  • Securities Exchange Act
  • Home Owners’ Loan Corporation
  • Emergency Banking Act

5. This set up the NRA (National Recovery Administration), which set standards on working practices (hours, child labour, conditions). Created more jobs. Employers who joined were allowed to display the Blue Eagle symbol of Government approval.

  • National Industrial Recovery Act
  • National Recovery Act
  • Tennessee Valley Authority


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