Emergency Banking Relief Act
Closed insolvent banks to reogranize and reopen them when they were strong
Civilian Conservation Corps
Established work for young men in areas of reforestation and construction
Agricultural Adjustment Administration
Restored farmers' purchasing power and paid them to famr and produce.
Home Owners' Loan Corporation
Refinanced mortgages to avoid foreclosure
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Insures deposits in banks to restore confidence in Americans.
Securities and Exchange Commission
Policed the NY Stock Exchange and securities
Indian Reorganization Act
Reversed Dawes-Severalty Act, un-doing the movement for Indian assimilation.
Resettled poor tenant farmers.
Works Progress Administration
Created public works projects to provide jobs.
Social Security Act
Provided welfare for the unemployed and retired (pensions)
United States Housing Authority
Created to abolish slums throughout the US
Farm Security Administration
Helped poor farmers with economic and educational troubles.
National Youth Administration
Provided jobs for young men in urban areas.
National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA), NRA, PWA
Promoted industrial growth and fair labor codes and also abolished child labor. Run by the National Recovery Admin. (NRA) and the Public Works Admin (PWA)
Beer and Wine Revenue Act
Relaxed prohibition laws by allowing the sale of alcohol with a content of ~3% alcohol or less.
Federal Emergency Relief Administration
Provided relief for older workers.
Tennessee Valley Authority
Promoted hydroelectric power and other high-tech development in the Tennessee Valley to modernize the region's economy and technology.
Prevented federal employees from partisan politicical activities.
Civil Works Administration
Provided temporary jobs in manual labor for the unemployed.
Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act
Allowed for the President to form trade agreements with other countries.
Federal Housing Administration
Insured loans made by banks for homes.
Rural Electrification Administration
Provided public utilities to rural areas.
National Labor Relations Act (Wagner Act)
Legitimized and backed labor unions.
Public Utility Holding Company Act
Facilitated the regulation of electric utilities
Fair Labor Standards Act
Established a max work-week of 44 hours, provided a minimum wage, and disallowed child labor.
Commodity Credit Corporation
Stabilized farm income and prices.
Temporary national Economic Committee
Studied monopoly powers and reported to congress.