5 March 2013
1. Agricultural Adjustment Act The Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA) (48 Stat. 31, enacted May 12, 1933) restricted agricultural production in the New Deal era by paying farmers to reduce crop area. 2. Tennessee Valley Authority An independent federal government agency in the US, created in 1933 as part of the New Deal proposals. Responsible for the development of the whole Tennessee river basin, it provides one of the world's greatest irrigation and hydroelectric power systems 3. National Industrial Recovery Act Passed in 1933, the NIRA was the centerpiece of New Deal legislation. It created the National Recovery Administration to promote cooperation among corporations and established codes of fair competition for numerous industries. 4. Gold Repeal Executive Order 6102 is an Executive Order signed on April 5, 1933 by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt "forbidding the Hoarding of Gold Coin, Gold Bullion, and Gold Certificates" by U.S. citizens. 5. 21st Amendment ended prohibition and repealed the 18th amendment 6. Securities and Exchange Act The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (also called the Exchange Act, '34 Act, or Act of '34), (enacted June 6, 1934), codified at et seq., is a law governing the secondary trading of securities (stocks, bonds, and debentures) in the United States of America. It was a sweeping piece of legislation. 7. Federal Communications Act The Act replaced the Federal Radio Commission with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). It also transferred regulation of interstate telephone services from the Interstate Commerce Commission to the FCC. 8. Reciprocal Tariff Act The Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act (enacted June 12, 1934, ch. 474) provided for the negotiation of tariff agreements between the United States and separate nations, particularly Latin American countries. It resulted in a reduction of duties. 9. Wheeler-Howard Act The Indian...