First experiment in regional public planning. Built damns and supplied electricity to rural areas.
Helped people refinance their mortgages so they wouldn't lose their homes
Made it easier for farmers to gain credit and get low-interest loans.
Established social security.
Provided electricity in rural areas.
Supervised the stock market and punished fraud.
6 True/False Questions
Wagner Act (National Labor Relations Act)/ National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) → Created a board of labor leaders that made a code that set minimum prices, wages, work hours, production limits, etc. for each industry.
National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) & National Recovery Administration (NRA) → Provided electricity in rural areas.
National Youth Administration (NYA) → Gave part time jobs to high school and college students.
Works Progress Administration (WPA) → Created more public works jobs and programs for painters, musicians, writers, and other artists. Nicknamed, "we piddle around"
Public Works Administration (PWA) → Offered pointless, made-up jobs to the unemployed like sweeping the streets. Many people disapproved of it.