[Answered] HIST405N-Week 6 Discussion 1: The New Deal

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

Initial Post Instructions:
For the initial post, pick two (2) of the following (any program and/or act of the New Deal):

Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC)

Public Works Administration (PWA)

Civil Works Administration (CWA)

Works Progress Administration (WPA)

Farm Security Administration (FSA)

Emergency Banking Relief Act

Economy Act

Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)

Tennessee Valley Authority Act (TVA)

National Employment System Act (Wagner-Peyser Act)

Home Owners Loan Act

National Industrial Recovery Act (NIA)

Glass-Steagall Act (Banking Act)

Securities & Exchange Act

Emergency Relief Appropriation Act

Resettlement Administration (RA)

Rural Electrification Administration (REA)

National Labor Relations Act (Wagner Act)

Social Security Act

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

Reflecting over the weekly reading and lesson video The New Deal Coalition (also linked in the Required Resources), address the following for your selections:

  • Consider workers, immigrants, and African Americans. Explain how minorities were represented by the New Deal.
  • Analyze to what extent you think that the New Deal effectively ended the Great Depression and restored the economy.

Follow-Up Post Instructions
Compare your selections and analysis of selections with those of your peers. If they chose different events, examine how yours are similar and/or different. If they chose the same events, build on their posts by providing additional information about the events that you have not already noted in your own post.

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 posts (1 initial & 1 follow-up)
  • APA format for in-text citations and list of references


The New Deal was created in response to the Great Depression. President Franklin D. Roosevelt introduced the New Deals, a combination of laws and domestic programs aimed at stabilizing the economy, providing help to inhabitants, creating jobs, and supporting businesses (OpenStax, 2019). The Civilian Conservation Corps Relief Act (CCC) and the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) were two New Deal components (NIRA).

The CCC, one of the most well-known new deal enterprises, was founded in 1933 to provide employment relief to unemployed young men aged eighteen to twenty-five. Despite the fact that work zones were separated, CCC drew recruits from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds, and all recruits received the same perks. Native Americans, African Americans, Veterans, and government-assisted families were all served by the CCC. “Recruits were housed in semimilitary work camps, with monthly cash allowances of $30 supplemented by food, medical care, and other essentials” (Augustyn et al., 2019). Planting trees, combating forest fires, and restoring historic monuments and parks were among the initiatives offered by the CCC ….please click the purchase button below to access the entire solution at $5