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What does 'AAA' stand for?

Agricultural adjustment act

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What does 'FERA' stand for?

Federal Emergency Relief Administration

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What does 'CWA' stand for?

Civil works administration

4

What does 'CCC' stand for?

Civilian conservation corps

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What does 'HOLC' stand for?

Home owners loan corporation

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What does 'SSA' stand for?

Social security act

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What does 'PWA' stand for?

Public works administration

8

What does 'WPA' stand for?

Works progress administration

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What does 'TVA' stand for?

Tennessee valley authority

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What does 'NRA' stand for?

National recovery administration

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PWA
Public Works Administration

Relief,recovery or reform?

Recovery

12

WPA
Works Progress Administration

Relief,recovery or reform?

Recovery

13

TVA
Tennessee valley authority


Relief,recovery or reform?

Recovery

14

AAA
Agricultural Adjustment Act


Relief,recovery or reform?

Relief

15

FERA
federal emergency relief administration



Relief,recovery or reform?

Relief

16

CWA
civil works administration



Relief,recovery or reform?

Relief

17

CCC
Civilian conservation corps



Relief,recovery or reform?

Relief

18

HOLC
home owners loan corporation


Relief,recovery or reform?

Relief

19

SSA
social security act



Relief,recovery or reform?

Relief, reform

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NRA
National recovery administration



Relief,recovery or reform?

Reform

21

AAA

What it did?

Paid farmers to grow less so that prices would go up.

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AAA

Why did people say it was wrong?

They killed 6 million piglets, and destroyed food. While Americans were starving.

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AAA

Results?

1932-34 total farm income rose from $4.5 billion to $6.9 billion

24

FERA


Who were they helping?

Unemployed

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FERA

How much money did they get and who was in charge?

They had $500 million to be used to help the unemployed in each state, was run by harry Hopkins

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FERA


How did they treat the unemployed badly?

They were made to stand in long queues in very hot weather

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CWA

What were they set up for?

To provide emergency help during the winter of 1933.

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CWA

what did they provide?

Got 4 million people to work on building projects. Closed down in the spring

29

CCC

who was it for?

Unemployed men aged 17-24

Mainly white males

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CCC

What did they provide?

Gave men ages 17-24 work in national forests and parks. Gained experience and training.

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CCC

How many did it involve?

3 million men

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NRA

What was it set up for?

To improve working conditions, such as fair wages and getting rid of children working

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NRA

How many codes did they write that businesses were mean to follow?

557

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PWA

who was it for?

Unemployed

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PWA


how much money did they have? To spend on what?

$3.3 billion to use on building projects

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PWA


How many miles of roads and schools did they build?

50,000 miles of road, 13,000 schools

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WPA


Why was it set up?

To create work through building projects

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WPA


How many workers did they have?

About 2 million

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WPA

How long were the contracts given for?

1 year

40

TVA


What did they do?

Built 20 dams through Tennessee valley to make the land better for farming

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TVA


Other benefits?

Put hydro-electricity into an areas with little electricity before hand, such as small rural cities

42

HOLC


what did they do?

Gave loans to home buyers

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HOLC

how much was given each year to help people buy homes?

300,000

44

SSA

Who was it for?

Old age pensioners and unemployed

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SSA

what were they unemployment benefits?

$18 a week for 16 weeks