New Deal Project

By Dalton Cook and Hayden Myers

National Industrial Recovery Act


  • 1933 1st new deal
  • A law passed in 1933 to authorize the President to regulate industry in an attempt to raise prices after severe deflation and stimulate economic recovery.
  • Recovery
  • The National Industrial Recovery Act is widely considered a policy failure, that the Act lacked critical support from the business community and was poorly administered.

Works Progress Administration

  • 1935 2nd new deal
  • Employing millions of unemployed people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out Public Work projects including the construction of public buildings and roads
  • Relief
  • Success At its peak in 1938, it provided paid jobs for three million unemployed men and women, as well as youth in a separate division, the National Youth Administration. Was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal Agency, employing millions of unemployed people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public projects.

Tennessee Valley Act


  • 1933 1st new deal
  • Purpose: to build a dam to generate electricity to build explosives for WW1
  • Reform
  • It wasn’t really successful because the war was done before they started building.

Wagner Act

  • 1935 2nd new deal
  • Purpose: to eliminate employer’s interference with organization of unions
  • Relief
  • It was successful by protecting the rights of workers

Public Works Act


  • 1933 1st new deal
  • Purpose: to spend big money on big projects
  • Relief
  • Bonneville power and navigation dam proves that it was successful

Fair labor standards Act


  • 1938 2nd new deal
  • Purpose: created minimum, wage overtime pay ,youth standards
  • Relief
  • This act was successful because the laws still stand today

Social Security Act

  • 1935, 2nd new deal
  • The purpose was to provide for the general welfare, such as the disabled, injured and unemployed
  • relief
  • Yes it was successful it is still used today.

CCC

  • 1933-1942, 1st New Deal
  • Public work relief program for the unemployed, unmarried men from relief families as part of the new deal,
  • Relief
  • Yes it was successful, it provided young men a job, shelter, food, clothing, and descent pay, to relieve families who had difficulty finding a job during the Great depression.

Civilian Works Administration

  • 1933-1934, 1st New Deal
  • U.S. job creation program that created manual labor jobs for millions. The jobs were merely temporary during the winter of 1933-1934
  • Relief
  • It was a Failure because it was short lived, lasted only one year.

FERA

  • 1932 1st new deal
  • The FERA's main goal was alleviating household unemployment by creating new unskilled jobs in local and state government.
  • Relief
  • Was a success because it gave work to over 20 million people.

Glass Steagall Act

  • 1993, 2nd New Deal
  • limited commercial bank securities activities and affiliations within commercial banks and securities firms.
  • Recovery
  • This act was successful but had mixed results. It helped people not loose there money from the banks like they did in the pass.

FDIC

  • 1993, 2nd New Deal
  • The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation perseveres the public's confidence in the US banking system.
  • recovery
  • The FDIC was the most successful banking act to the response of the banking collapse.

securities and exchange commission

  • 1934, 2nd new deal
  • The purpose was to protect securities markets and investors
  • recovery
  • It was was successful, Securities and Exchange Commission was able to established a good procedure for the for corporations.

Agricultural Adjustment Act

  • 1938, 2nd New Deal
  • United States federal law which reduced agricultural production by paying farmers subsides not to plant on part of their land and to kill off excess livestock. Its purpose was to reduce crop surplus and therefore effectively raise the value of crops.
  • Recovery
  • The act was fairly successful because raised a lot of money to benefit the farmers.