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The New Deal(2)


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The New Deal(2)

  1. 1. The First Hundred Days of New Deal<br />By: Sydney Beckers<br />
  2. 2. What is the New Deal?<br />
  3. 3. The New Deal is a set of programs and policies designed to promote economic recovery and social reform introduced during the 1930s by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.<br />
  4. 4. The New Deal is the new laws that Congress passed during the Hundred Days and the months and years that followed.<br />
  5. 5. It was designed to solve the problems of the Great Depression.<br />
  6. 6. To return our economy to what it once was in 1929.<br />
  7. 7. Some of the programs included in the First New Deal are: -The Civilian Conservation Corps-Tennessee Valley Authority-Federal Emergency Relief Administration-Agricultural Adjustment Administration-National Recovery Administration-Public Works Administration-Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation<br />
  8. 8. Civilian Conservation Corps(CCC)<br />
  9. 9. The CCC began in 1933. The purpose of the CCC was to provide jobs for young men ages seventeen through twenty-five to plant trees and build bridges.Over the next ten years, the CCC employed about three million young men to work on projects that benefitted the public. It put the unemployed youth to work.Workers in the CCC would be paid a dollar a day. They got to keep twenty-five cents and the rest of it, seventy-five cents, was sent back home to their families.<br />
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  11. 11. Tennessee Valley Authority(TVA)<br />
  12. 12. The TVA began in 1933. The purpose was to build dams, to provide cheap electric power to seven southern states, to set up schools and health centers, and to employ the unemployed.The TVA aimed to control flooding, promote conservation, and bring electricity to southern states. It was a federal jobs programThe TVA helped economic development. <br />
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  14. 14. Federal Emergency Relief Administration(FERA)<br />
  15. 15. The FERA began in 1933. Its purpose was to give relief to the unemployed and the needy.The FERA aided the poor and suffering. It gave money to the states for use in helping people in need. Harry Hopkins led the FERA<br />
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  17. 17. Agricultural Adjustment Administration(AAA)<br />
  18. 18. The AAA began in 1933. Its purpose was to raise farm prices quickly and to control production of farm goods so that prices would stay up over a long period of time.The AAA paid farmers not to grow certain crop and to leave some of their farm land unoccupied. They gave them subsides. In the first three years, the AAA raise farmers income of about fifty percent. It increased profit and farm prices inched upward.<br />
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  20. 20. National Recovery Administration(NRA)<br />
  21. 21. The NRA began in 1933 and its purpose was to help set standards for production, prices, and wages.The NRA boosted the economy by helping businesses regulate themselves. It encouraged businesses to set a minimum wage and abolish child labor laws. The NRA forced businesses to cooperate to control labor and production. This increases prices, but lead to a lot of problems.<br />
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  23. 23. Public Works Administration(WPA)<br />
  24. 24. The WPA began in 1935. Its purpose was to employ men and women to build hospitals, schools, parks, and airports.The WPA employed a very large number of workers because it set up huge public works projects. The WPA hired people to work to build constructions of roads, shipyards, hospitals, city halls, and schools. They built the Lincoln Tunnel and Kentucky’s Fort Knox, which are still standing today.<br />
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  26. 26. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation(FDIC)<br />
  27. 27. The FDIC began in 1933. Its purpose was to unsure savings accounts in banks approved by the government. The FDIC reformed that national financial system. If your money was in a bank insured by the FDIC, you could not lose your money.<br />
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  29. 29. The End<br />