New Deal

By Dylan Hostrander and Ashley Merkle

FREA (Relief)

  • Started in 1932, it was part of the First New Deal.
  • It helped to provide work for employable people on relief rolls. It also provided grants from the federal government to state governments for a variety of things, agriculture, arts, construction, and education.
  • This was a success because people getting aid were becoming highly skilled workers.


CCC (Recovery)

  • Started 1933-1942, Part of the 2nd New Deal.

  • A public works project that promoted environmental conservation and build good citizens through hard work and disciplined outdoor work.

  • This was a success because it gives us our National parks and keeps them clean and nice. Also helps prevent destruction of natural wonders.

Civilian Works Administration (Relief)

  • From 1933-1943, and was part of the 2nd New Deal

  • Created temporary jobs during the depression to quickly create manual labor jobs.

  • This was a success because it helped boost 4 million workers.

Workers Progress Administration (Reform)

  • From 1935-1943, and part of the 2nd New Deal

  • Provided 8 million Americans with jobs, constructed schools, hospitals, airfields, etc.

  • This was a success because it built new parks, bridges, schools and many other important things.

Agricultural Adjustment Act (Reform)

  • Started in 1933, Part of the 2nd New Deal
  • Tried to raise farm prices, created a new tax to pay farmers not to raise specific crops and animals.

  • This was a failure because it was later declared as unconstitutional because farmers were killing off certain animals and crops

National Industrial Recovery Act (Recovery)

  • Started in 1933, Part of the 2nd New Deal

  • Boosted prices, helped business workers, allowed trade associations in many industries to make codes to regulate wages.

  • This was a failure because prices began to rise and people stopped buying. over productions and underconsumption were prevalent. It was also declared unconstitutional.

Tennessee Valley Act (Relief)

  • Started in 1933, Part of 2nd New Deal

  • Helped farmers and created jobs in one of America’s least modernized areas.

  • Success because it brought back hydroelectric power plants that provided cheap electric power, flood control, and recreational opportunities to the Tennessee river valley.

Social Security Act

Social Security Act

  • 1935, 2nd New Deal

  • Provided old age pensions for workers, survivors benefits for victims of industrial accidents, unemployment insurance, and aid for defendant mothers and children, blind and physically disabled.

  • Reform

  • Failure because it didn't help cover farm and domestic workers but it helped millions of Americans feel more secure