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16 Cards in this Set

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Emergency Banking Relief (EBRA)

Purpose: Authorized the Treasury Department to inspect and close banks

Goal: To restore public confidence in the banks

Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)

Purpose: Paid farmers to lower production

Goal: Raise crop prices and farm income

Glass-Steagall Banking Act of 1933 (GSA)

Purpose: To establish the FDIC, insure your money up to 100,000

Goal: Restore public confidence in the banks

Federal Securities Act (FSA)

Purpose: Required corporations to provide complete information on all stock offerings

Goal: Restore public confidence in the stock market

National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA)

Purpose: Establish labor standards

Goal: Ensure fair business practice and promote industrial growth

Tennesse Valley Authority (TVA)

Purpose: Build and repair dams and other projects in the Tennessee Valley

Goal: Create prosperity in the impoverished Tennessee valley region

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

Purpose: Put young men to work on road building and construction projects (18-25)

Goal: Reduce unemployment

Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA)

Purpose: Provide direct relief for the needy through state agencies

Goal: Provide basic needs of the people hit hardest by the Great Depression

Public Works Administration (PWA)

Purpose: Provide money to states to create jobs

Goal: Reduce unemployment

Civil Works Administration (CWA)

Purpose: Opened 4 million immediate jobs

Goal: Reduce unemployment

Home Owners Loan Corporation (HOLC)

Purpose: Provide government loans to homeowners who faced foreclosures

Goal: Help families keep their homes

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Purpose: Renew confidence in investing in the stock market

Goal: Monitor fraud and businesses

Farm Credit Administration (FCA)

Purpose: Help farmers refinance mortgages and keep their land

Goal: Improve federal lending for farmers

National Recovery Administration (NRA)

Purpose: Establish federal regulations of minimum wages and maximum working hours

Goal: Make trade and work force fair

Works Progress Administration (WPA)

Purpose: Put unskilled workers in jobs like construction

Goal: Generate public jobs for the unemployed

Social Security Act (SSA)

Purpose: Help the retired, unemployed, and disabled

Goal: To ensure financial stablity to those who qualify