New Deal Project
Kaitlynn Lowry, Destiny Grepo, Anna Truskolaski
-FERA was apart of the First new deal because it was created in 1932.
- gave loans to the states to operate relief programs/alleviated household unemployment by creating new unskilled jobs in local and state government.
-Success by providing work for over 20 million peaple while devoloping facilities on public lands country wide.
Works Progress Administration
-Works Progress Administration is apart of the 2nd new deal because it was created in 1935
-employed the unemployed by having them do public works progress.
-relief recover reform
-success by providing millions of people with jobs while carrying out many public works projects like building parks,schools,bridges and other public use facilities.
National Industrial Recovery Act
-national industrial recovery act was apart of the 1st new deal because it was created in 1933
- act that authorized the President to regulate industry in an attempt to raise prices after severe deflation to stimulate economic recovery
-failure because it was unconstitutional, promoted economically harmful monopolies while lacking support triggering union organizing leading to labor unrest
-Wagner Act was apart of the 2nd new deal because it was created in 1935
-guaranteed basic rights of private sector employees to organize trade unions, engage in collective bargaining for better conditions at work, and take collective action including strike .
-success because it gave workers the freedom to speak out in hopes of better pay and a better work environment.
Public Works Act
-Public works act is apart of the 1st new deal because it was created in 1933
-provided employment, stabilized purchasing power, and helped revive the economy.
-success because it provided jobs for many while building dams,bridges,hospitals and schools.
-FDIC was apart of the 1st new deal because it was created in
-provides deposit insurance, which guarantees the safety of deposits in member banks, currently up to $250,000*
Civilian Works Administration
-The CWA was created in 1933 and was a part of the First New Deal.
-The purpose of the CWA was to help people get back up on their feet from unemployment.
-The CWA was a relief, recovery, and reform.-The CWA was a success because it employed over 4 million people at a slow steady pay rate.
Tennessee Valley Act
- This act was a part of the First New Deal.(1933)
- The purpose of this act was to handle the problems of the valley such as flooding, provide electricity to homes and businesses, replanting forests, improve travel on the Tennessee River, and help develop the region’s business and framing.
-This act was mostly to give relief for the population of the valley and to help them recover and also reform because the TVA dams are still in use today.
- This act was a large success because it dramatically changed the communities life with the electricity made by the TVA dams.
Fair Labor Standards Act
-This act was a part of the Second New Deal. (1938)
-The purpose of this act was to place a federal standard on minimum wages and to establish how many hours you can work, but it also established child labor laws.
-This act was a relief for the general public, but because the act was revised many times it was very controversial.
-This act was successful because it helped cut down on children 16 years of age and under from working and it helped cut back on working hours so that people are not working themselves to death.
- For unemployed, unmarried men from relief families, for men from 18-23 originally but was expanded to 17-28
-Positive: helped unmarried men, led to building roads/public works, conserved natural resources
Negative: convinced men not to get married
- balanced supply and demand for food so farmers could make a profit
- Positive: supplied the seven "basic crops" (corn, wheat, cotton, rice, peanuts, tobacco and milk)
Negative: farmers refused to pay the government because prices were too high
- provided safer, more effective use of assets of banks
- Positive: tighter regulations on banks, created FDIC
Negative: banks cannot use information gived by advising services
- ensures the security markets operate honestly and punishments are forced when violations are made
- Positive: regulates interstate holding companies, provided information for concerning securities
Negative: doesn't supervise any individual company's investments
Social security act
-The act was used to pay people to retire
-This act was a reform.
-Positive because it created new jobs.