Civil Works Administration


What is the civil worker act and what does it do

The civil worker act is federal emergency relief administration. It made 4 million jobs. It did not create enough jobs.It was created on Nov 8, 1933 lasted to March 1934. It Only lasted 5 months. Spent over 1 billion dollars. The acronym is CWA.



Leader was Harry L. Hobkins. Some of the unemployed didn't like the CWA because it was expensive and had limited effects. They initially thought the maximum cost would be 400 million dollars, but spent over a billion dollars.