Essay about The Five Programs in the New Deal

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Trina Nazarian
Professor Bowerman
History 118
04 November 2014
FDR:
The New Deal The 1930's were without a question, one of the hardest years America has experienced thus far. Millions of americans were unemployed and the economy was crashing right before our eyes. Then, in the midst of the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected as president. As a president, it was FDR's job to fix this economic issue. Right then and there, the New Deal was introduced and established. The New Deal had five programs. Out of the five, three programs that remotely helped the country, especially the economy. These three programs were; (your programs). FDR had a plan to make these programs help recover and hopefully take the U.S out of the depression. I believe with these three programs, FDR was sure that economically, America would be back on it's feet again. The New Deal had three programs that remotely helped the country, especially the economy. These three programs were; The Agricultural Adjustment Administration, The Civilian Conservation Corps, and The Tennessee Valley Authority. FDR had a plan to make these programs help recover and hopefully take the U.S out of the depression. With these three programs, FDR was sure that economically, America would be back on it's feet again. To begin, in the 1920s, the European agriculture had recovered and American farmers found it more difficult to find export markets for their products. Farmers continued produce more food than could be consumed, and prices began to fall. The AAA, also known as, Agricultural Adjustment Administration was the act that helped out farmers by offering payments to farmers in return for taking some of their land out of farming, not planting a crop. AAA controlled the supply of seven "basic crops" such as corn, wheat, cotton, rice, peanuts, tobacco and milk. In 1937, the AAA was passed and rewritten as a law for FDR’s new deal. Controversy began due to the idea of limiting supply to keep up with farmers. Therefore, this caused the government to take control and make sure that the farmers and their land was intact. Despite the limitations that the government forced, Farmers still continued to produce more and more. New technologies that were built made it practical to grow much more crops on the identical lands.The AAA was an act that was highly helpful for farmers, banks and the economy. FDR did his job with this program to make sure that each sector was covered and protected in such ways that the relief, recovery and reform were obvious to state. The relief was to help farmers by reducing crop surplus and to forcefully raise the value of crops by paying them not to plant on part of their land and to also kill off the extra livestock. The recovery was to directly give money to farmers as a payment from what was taxed from food processors, which helped reduce supply so prices would go up. The reform was diversity of crops that allowed the economy to react favorably. Overall, the AAA turned its consideration to increasing food production to meet war needs during the World War II era. The AAA did not end the Great Depression, but the legislation remained the same for all farm programs in the following years. Moreover, The Civilian Conservation Corps, abbreviated as the CCC was established by FDR on March 31, 1933, to provide jobs for young, unemployed men from the ages of 18-25, during the Great Depression. The CCC employed about 3 million men nationwide to create expensive contributions to forest management, flood control, conservation projects, and the development of state and national parks, forests, and historic sites. However, the men received the benefits of education and training, a small paycheck, and the pride of their honest work in return. The relief was getting the youth jobs because they tend to become unemployed after they graduate high school. To recover, half of their earnings goes out to their families to help them financially and the other half…