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Federal Emergency Relief Act - provided money to states for food and clothes to the ill, unemployed or elderly
Agricultural Adjustment Act - government agreed to pay farmers a certain amount for land left unseeded, caused farm condition prices to rise and farmers to thus receive more income
Tennessee Valley Authority - first example of regional planning by the government, helped conserve and develop the countries national resources by building dams to control the Tennessee river and provide hydroelectric power, which resulted in new factories, new energy and new jobs
Security and Exchange commission - gave federal trade commission power to supervise new securities
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - set up by Glass-Steagall Act, to protect deposits up to 5,000
legalized such practices such as collective bargaining and closed shops (workplaces for only union workers)
main causes of depression
economic policy (high protective tariff, trickle down effect, laissez-faire), stock market crash (risky investments in hopes of lots of $), banks collapsing, over production, farming industry, unequal distribution of wealth
veterans joined together to storm capital in order to get the bonus they had been promised
first hundred days
FDR pushed programs back in order to gain relief, create jobs and stimulate economy
Share our wealth - everyone in country got $5000 a year, money taken from wealthy in taxes
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