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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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