Emergency Banking Relief Act
Provided funds for banks and liquidated unsound banks, then reopened them ten days later
Banking Act (FDIC)
Insured deposits up to a certain amount
Home Owners Loan Corporation (HOLC)
Helped people refinance their mortgages so they wouldn't lose their homes
Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA)
Gave grants to the states to operate relief programs. Headed by Harry Hopkins
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
Gave jobs to young men ages 18-24, usually in parks and forests. About 2.75 million men participated.
Public Works Administration (PWA)
Provided public works jobs for the unemployed. They were usually construction jobs.
Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)
Paid farmers subsidies in order not to overproduce. It really hurt sharecroppers and was later declared unconstitutional.
Federal Farm Loan Act
Made it easier for farmers to gain credit and get low-interest loans.
National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) & National Recovery Administration (NRA)
Created a board of labor leaders that made a code that set minimum prices, wages, work hours, production limits, etc. for each industry.
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
First experiment in regional public planning. Built damns and supplied electricity to rural areas.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Supervised the stock market and punished fraud.
Federal Housing Authority (FHA)
Provided long-term low interest mortgage loans.
Civil Works Administration (CWA)
Offered pointless, made-up jobs to the unemployed like sweeping the streets. Many people disapproved of it.
Works Progress Administration (WPA)
Created more public works jobs and programs for painters, musicians, writers, and other artists. Nicknamed, "we piddle around"
National Youth Administration (NYA)
Gave part time jobs to high school and college students.
Rural Electrification Administration (REA)
Provided electricity in rural areas.
Wagner Act (National Labor Relations Act)/ National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Reaffirmed the right of labor to unionize and ensured fairness in labor and management relationships.
Social Security Act
Established social security.