FDR's term for his cabinet, trustees, etc.
Type of economic philosophy that works from the bottom up
FDR's radio addresses to the American people
Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)
Protected farmers from price drops by 1) providing crop subsidies to reduce production and 2) educational programs to teach methods of preventing soil erosion.
National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA)
Enforces codes of fair competition, minimum wages, and permits collective bargaining of workers. (Basically helps factories)
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Corporation that insures people's money in banks. (At first ensures $2500 per investor)
Home Owners Loan Corporation (HOLC)
Corporation that helps people to not get foreclosed upon.
Federal Emergency Relief Act (FERA)
Act that made for the distribution of millions of dollars of direct aid to unemployed workers and hired women as clerks. (Like today's welfare)
*Also helped farmers find land for cattle and helped them can excess meat.
Public Works Administration (PWA)
Group headed by Harold Ickes that created jobs for SKILLED workers.
Civil Works Administration (CWA)
Group headed by Harry Hopkins that provided jobs for unskilled workers.
Civil Conservation Corps (CCC)
Group that sent 250,000 young men to work camps to perform reforestation and conservation tasks.
(In doing so removed surplus of workers from cities, provided healthy conditions for boys, and provided money for families.)
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
Act in which the federal government built a series of dams to prevent flooding and sell electricity. (The first public competition with private power industries)
Glass Steagall Act
Act that puts the FDIC into place.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Group that regulated the stock market and restricted margin buying.
FDR's closing of all United States banks for a week in order to 1) stop people from losing more money and 2) inspect all banks to make sure they were all legitimate and functional.
Social Security Administration (SSA)
Group that gives people some money for retirement.
The _______ Amendment to the constitution stopped prohibition.
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Group made to help out unions and working conditions.
Works Progress Administration (WPA)
Headed by Harry Hopkins, this firm created jobs for UNSKILLED workers.
*(This firm replaces the CWA)
The _____ was shut down because Harry Hopkins was accused of ______________.
Resettlement Act (RA)
Act that resettled people from the western US (where the Dust Bowl struck worst) to new farm lands.
Farm Security Administration (FSA)
Group that loaned money to farmers.
Rural Electrification Administration (REA)
Group that worked to install electricity for the whole country.
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
Group in charge of modernizing and improving the poorest region of the United States.
The poorest region of the United States at the time was the ______________ ____________.
Leader of the CWA and later the WPA
Leader of the PWA
Beer-Wine Revenue Act
Law taxing liquor
National Recovery Administration (NRA)
Group set up by the NIRA that allowed industries to create codes of fair competition and collectively set floor prices for their products. Additionally, it helped workers by setting minimum wages and maximum weekly hours.
Federal Housing Administration (FHA)
Agency that helped stabilize the mortgage market.
National Youth Administration (NYA)
Subsection of the WPA that provided employment for young males.