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law that paid farmers to grow less by farming fewer acres, killed livestock, increased farm prices
Agricultural Adjustment Act
NRA/NARA
helped businesses earn reasonable profits while workers earned decent wages
National Recovery Act
CCC
employed thousands of young men in camps across the country, improved public lands
Civilian Conservation Corps
WPA
projects in construction, hired artists, writers
Works Progress Administration
TVA
Dam and electrical power projects to improve poverty stricken region
Tennessee Valley Authority
FDIC
guaranteed individual bank deposits up to $100,000
Glass-Steagall Act
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
HOLC
refinanced mortgages of middle-income home owners
Home Owners Loan Corporation
PWA
launched projects such as the Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River
Public Works Administration
NLRB (Wagner Act)
strengthened power of labor unions
National Labor Relations Board
SSA
Social Security- form of security- benefits for victims, aid for the disabled
Social Security Act
SEC
regulated the stock market
Securities and Exchange Commission
Indian Reorganization Act
ended sale of tribal lands, Native Americans owned land
Fair Labor Standards Act
1. Banned Child Labor
2. Established a min. wage
3. Established a max. # of hours for the work week