FDR's Three R's - Relief, Recovery and Reform - required either immediate, temporary or permanent actions and reforms and were collectively known as FDR's New Deal. The many Relief, Recovery and Reform programs were initiated by a series of laws that were passed between 1933 and 1938. The initiatives were called "Alphabet Soup Agencies" as they were referred to by their acronyms. FDR's Relief, Recovery and Reform programs focused on emergency relief programs, regulating the banks and the stock market, providing debt relief, managing farms, initiating industrial recovery and introducing public works construction projects.
What is the difference between Relief, Recovery and Reform? The difference between Relief, Recovery and Reform is as follows:
What agencies were responsible for Relief, Recovery and Reform? Examples of the agencies for Relief, Recovery and Reform are as follows:
Facts about Relief, Recovery and Reform
Emergency Banking Relief Act - To regulate the Banking system
Reforestation Relief Act - Established the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and work for 250,000 men
Federal Emergency Relief Act - The FERA established grants for relief projects
Agricultural Adjustment Act - The AAA provided relief to farmers
Tennessee Valley Authority - The TVA provided aid for the economic development in the Tennessee Valley
Federal Securities Act established the SEC to regulate trading on Wall Street
National Employment System Act was passed
Home Owners Refinancing Act providing loans for some 1 million mortgages.
The Banking Act of 1933 (aka the Glass–Steagall Act) established banking reforms and the FDIC
The Farm Credit Act of 1933 established the Farm Credit System (FCS)
National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) established the PWA and the NRA
The Public Works Administration (PWA) to supervise the construction of public works
The National Recovery Administration (NRA) to stimulate competition and establish fair trade
The Farm Security Administration (FSA) was created in 1937 (Resettlement Administration in 1935) to aid sharecroppers.
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) was created in 1934 to stimulate the building industry by providing small loans for home construction.
The Indian Removal Act of 1934 (called the "Indian New Deal, reversed the forced-assimilation policies
The National Labor Relations Act NLRA (also called the Wagner Act) of 1935 created the National Labor Relations Board to protect the rights or organized labor
National Youth Administration (NYA) was created under the Emergency Relief Act of 1935, the NYA provided more than 4.5 million jobs for young people.
Works Progress Administration (WPA) was established under the $4.8 billion Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935
Rural Electrification Administration (REA) supplying electricity to rural communities
Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) established a minimum wage and maximum working hours
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