FDR- 100 Days Alphabet Agencies

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CCC - Civilian Conservation Corps.
help people to employ unemployed men between 18 and 25 to work in forests
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FERA - Federal Emergency Relief Act
gave $500m to the states to spend on food and shelter for the unemployed and homeless.
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AAA - Agricultural Adaptation Authority
encourage farmers to produce less by paying them not to produce
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TVA - Tennessee Valley Authority
built 21 dams to produce hydro-electricity, providing work for thousands of people and bringing electrical power to the area.
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NIRA - National Industrial Recovery Act
encouraged workers to improve their working conditions, and laid down rules on minimum wages, hours of work and conditions of work. The companies taking part in the scheme were entitled to display a blue eagle badge.
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WPA - Works Progress Administration
This created a variety of jobs for people in the countryside. Helped Infrastructure
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FERA - Federal Emergency Relief Act

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gave $500m to the states to spend on food and shelter for the unemployed and homeless.

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AAA - Agricultural Adaptation Authority

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TVA - Tennessee Valley Authority

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NIRA - National Industrial Recovery Act

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