New Deal Project

U.S. History

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-1933/First New Deal

-Recovery

-Project to build good citizens through outdoor labor.

-Successful primarily throughout white neighborhoods but was overall a failure in giving work to minorities as well.

FERA

-1933-1934/First New Deal

-Recovery/Relief

-Provided work for men in winter of 1933-1934.

-Successful for men who were in need of jobs.

Civilian Works Administration

-1933-1934/First New Deal

-Relief

-Rapidly created manual jobs for unemployed workers.

-Failure because it was short-lived.

Works Progress Administration

-1939/Second New Deal

-Relief

-Employed millions of unemployed people, mostly men, to carry out public work projects.

-Success because it was one of the largest agencies.

Agriculture Adjustment Act

-1933/First New Deal

-Relief

-Controlled supply of crops in return for buying land from farmers.

-Success because it supported farmers by limiting their supply.

National Industrial Recovery Act

-1933/First New Deal

-Recovery/Reform

-Passed by United States Congress. It set up maximum work hours and minimum wages.

-Success, it is still around today.

Tennessee Valley Act

-1933/First New Deal

-Reform

-Managed natural resources such as electricity.

-Success, it is still around today due to the fact that is important in terms of managing our resources.

Social Security Act

-1938/Second New Deal

-Reform

-Provided the general welfare by enabling states to make more provision of the unemployment compensation laws.


-Success, this act is still relevant for everybody today.

Wagner Act

-1935/Second New Deal

-Reform

-Workers were not allowed to participate in unfair labor practices.

-Success because it kept workers out of participating with unions in any illegal way.

Glass Steagall Act

-1933/First New Deal

-Recovery

-Banking Act that helped 5,000 bank failures during the Great Depression.

-Failure, it lost its ability of any power and finally repealed in 1999.


Public Works Act

-1933/First New Deal

-Recovery

-Budget billions of dollars for construction work which was used towards public works.

-Success during the time but then was abolished in 1941.


Fair Labor Standards Act

-1938/Second New Deal

-Reform

-Requires employers to pay underage workers (Under 18)

-Success, it is still an act that is used today.

FDIC

-1933/First New Deal

-Relief

-Maintained public stability and encouragement for those involved in the US Bank failure

-Success, it now insures banks to deposit $250,000 into someones account if there was to be a financial problem.


Securities and Exchange Commission

-1934/Second New Deal

-Reform

-Regulated markets and protected investors.

-Now called the Exchange Act, it still helps out with liability for investors.