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New Deal Acronyms

Following are common New Deal acronyms with their corresponding names. Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal programs have been referred to as alphabet soup. For more detail check out the Top 10 New Deal Programs.

ACRONYM WHAT IT STANDS FOR
AAA Agricultural Adjustment Administration
CCC Civilian Conservation Corps
CWA Civil Works Administration
FERA Federal Emergency Relief Administration
FHA Federal Housing Administration
FSA Farm Security Administration
HOLC Home Owners Loan Corporation
NRA National Recovery Administration
NYA National Youth Administration
PWA Public Works Administration
REA Rural Electrification Administration
SSA Social Security Administration
TVA Tennessee Valley Authority
WPA Work Projects (Progress) Administration


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