Reelection For 3rd Term!
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Best New Deal Policies Still Going Strong
Social Security Act- The Social Security Act was designed to combat the widespread poverty among senior citizens. The government program provided income to retired wage earners. The program has become one of the most popular government programs and is funded by current wage earners and their employers.
Public Works Administration- The Public Works Administration was a program created to provide economic stimulus and jobs during the Great Depression. The PWA was designed to create public works.
Home Owners Loan Corporation- The Home Owner's Loan Corporation was created in 1933 to assist in the refinancing of homes. The housing crisis created a great many foreclosures, and Franklin Roosevelt hoped this new agency would stem the tide.
Civilian Conservation Corps- The Civilian Conservation Corps was created in 1933 by Franklin Roosevelt to combat unemployment. This work relief program had the desired effect and provided jobs for many Americans during the Great Depression.