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Second New Deal: Farmers. Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act Replaced Agricultural Adjustment Act Paid farmers for cutting production of soil-depleting crops Cotton Wheat Rewarded farmers for practicing good soil conservation methods. Second New Deal: Farmers.

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Second new deal farmers

Second New Deal: Farmers

  • Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act

    • Replaced Agricultural Adjustment Act

    • Paid farmers for cutting production of soil-depleting crops

      • Cotton

      • Wheat

    • Rewarded farmers for practicing good soil conservation methods


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Second New Deal: Farmers

  • May 1935, Congress created Resettlement Administration

    • Loaned money to small farmers to buy land

  • Farm Security Administration

    • Replaced Resettlement Administration

    • Loaned more than $1 billion to help tenant farmers become land holders

    • Established camps for migrant farm workers


Second new deal employment

Second New Deal: Employment

  • Works Progress Administration (WPA)

    • Set out to create jobs quickly

    • $5 billion budget

    • Employed more than 8 million persons between 1935 and 1943

    • They built:

      • 850 airports

      • Constructed/repaired 651,000 miles of roads

      • 110,000 libraries, schools, and hospitals


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Second New Deal: Employment

  • Works Progress Administration (continued)

    • Women mainly employed in sewing groups

      • Made 300 million garments for the needy

    • Employed professionals:

      • Teachers

      • Writers

      • Artists

      • Actors

      • Musicians


Second new deal youth

Second New Deal: Youth

  • National Youth Administration (NYA)

    • Created jobs for young people

    • More than 200,000 students received aid and assistance


Key words

Key Words

Farm Security Administration (FSA)- Loaned more than $1 billion to help tenant farmers become landholders. FSA also established a networkers, who had traditionally lived in squalid housing.

Work Progress Administration (WPA)- Created as many jobs as quickly as possible. 110,000 schools, libraries, and hospitals were built

National Youth Administration (NYA)- provided aid and employment to young Americans. Provided work-relief programs for young adults.


Which act paid farmers for cutting production of soil depleting crops

Which Act paid farmers for cutting production of soil-depleting crops?

  • A) Wagner Act

  • B) Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act

  • C) Social Security Act

  • D) Works Progress Administration (WPA)


What did the national youth administration nya do

What did the National Youth Administration (NYA) do?

  • A) Created jobs for everyone.

  • B) Aided retirees.

  • C) Loaned over $1 billion to help tenant farmers become landholders.

  • D) Provided work-relief programs for young Adults.


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