Public Works Administration

Madison Kovarna

PWA

The PWA, Public Works Administration, was part of the New Deal in 1933. The New Deal was made to help restore America's economy and get America out of the Great Depression. The PWA helped build large scale public works such as parks, dams, bridges, hospitals, schools, and many other things too. It helped with employment rates, many people could get a job through this administration. They spent of $3.3 billion in is first year and $6 billion in all. It was originally called the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, until it was renamed in 1935. This program closed in 1943.
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