The classic analysis of Roosevelt's various New Deal programs has grouped them into one of three categories: relief, recovery, and reform. Most of the initial programs in the first New Deal (1933-34) fell into the first two categories, with a few notable exceptions. Relief measures included the following:
- Federal Emergency Relief Administration, which issued grants to cash-strapped states to use in providing assistance to people who had been affected by the depression.
- Agricultural Adjustment Act, which took drastic steps to help struggling farmers by stablizing agricultural prices.
- Civilian Conservation Corps, which put thousands of unemployed young men to work in conservation projects.
- Public Works Administration, which created large public works projects...
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