FC: Chassidy Walworth Block 5 | The New Deal Three R's
1: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) March 31, 1933 | This act provided jobs and relocation for young men ages 18 through 25. They did public work such as: -Building Railroads -Building Parks -Planting Trees -Building Small Dams -Draining Swamps -Assisting in Flood Control etc. | The Civilian Conservation Corps is a relief program.
2: Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) May 12, 1933 | Gave over 3 Billion Dollars in Direct Relief to states and localities and charities for giving out to the needy. | The Federal Emergency Relief Administration is a relief program.
3: Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) May 12, 1933 | The Government paid farmers to reduce the crops they were harvesting, destroy livestock, and not to farm to make the amount of food lower. Why do this? They did this because if the amount decreases the price increases. | The Agricultural Adjustment Act is a relief program.
4: Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) June 6, 1934 | This act regulated the stock and bond trading. To do this the Government normalized exchanges where the stocks and bonds were sold.and made law requirements for disclosure of fair stock information. | The Securities and Exchange Commission is a reform program.
5: Federal Housing Act (FHA) June 28, 1934 | In this period of time, banks didn't tend to give out many loans to people for their homes so many people lost them. This act gets money/loans from the bank and gives them to people who need it to help repair, rebuild, and insure older homes and pay it off later. | The Federal Housing Act is a reform program.
6: Social Security Act August 14, 1935 | This act is one we, yet, still have here today. It provided benefits and/or money for unemployed, aged, retired, dependent, and handicapped people. Today it still does all of the above but now they also have it for those with a parent who has passed, and divorces. | The Social Security Act is a reform program.
7: Civilian Works Administration (CWA) November 9, 1933 | This Administration provided money to states to give jobs to young men. These young men had to build railroads (They built 225,00 miles), schools (30,000), and playing fields/parks (3,700). | Civilian Works Administration is a recovery program.
8: Emergency Banking Relief Act March 9, 1933 | The act allowed the Government to check all banks to make sure they could run without much problems; and allowed those that were financially closed to reopen. | The Emergency Banking Relief Act is a recovery program.
9: Public Works Administration (PWA) June 16, 1933 | The PWA made loans to private industries to create many building that we still, currently have today. -Dams -Sewage Plants -Airports -Schools -Government Buildings -Bridges -Hospitals etc. | The Public Works Administration is a recovery program.
10: CCC Camps and Improvements – Nicolet National Forest WI | Benton School Gymnasium – Benton WI | Department of Public Works Building – Shorewood WI