Create an account
-assistant secretary of the navy under Wilson 1913
-nominated as Democratic VP 1920
-NY gov 1929-1932
-bank funds depleted severely
-Roosevelt immediately signed legislation to stem bank crisis
Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA)
-New Deal organization that distributed $500 million to states for direct aid to families
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
-employed environ projects, built camps, national parks, planted trees, conservation efforts
-many men from the bonus army
Public Works Administration (PWA)
-1933; set aside $3 billion to create jobs building roads, sewers, public housing units, and other civic necessities.
National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA)
-bill sponsoring the recovery of industry
-relaxed antitrust laws, called CEOs to set codes, standards, wages, hours, labor unions
National Recovery Administration (NRA)
-set standard for big business
-made people buy blue eagle products
Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA)
-subsidized farmers to reduce their crops to raise prices
-FERA bought crops and redistributed to needy
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
-dams in Tennessee River to power generators
-create lakes to increase tourism
-eliminate fraud in stock market by legalizing suits against companies who deceived investors
Glass-Steagall Banking Act
-prohibited investment of personal savings into stock
-established the FDIC
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together