The Second New Deal

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GCSE USA Flashcards on The Second New Deal, created by sagar.joban on 29/03/2013.

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Question Answer
Work Progress Administration (WPA) In 1935, the Public Works Administration (PWA) was replaced with the Work Progress Administration (WPA). It extended the range of work provided, from building work to the Federal Theatre Project which gave work to unemployed artists and writers.
Wagner Act (1935) It forced employers to recognise trade unions after the National Recovery Administration (NRA). Meant that workers kept the protection that the NRA has supplied them with.
Social Security Act (1935) Provided federal aid for the elderly and set up an unemployment insurance scheme. However, the provisions were still far less comprehensive than in Germany or Britain.