The New Deal, Then and Now. 220 10. An Evaluation of the New Deal. At the time of its construction during the Great Depression, the Hoover Dam was the largest in the world.
To this day, it uses the power of the Colorado River to electrify the region. How effective was the New Deal at addressing the problems of the Great Depression? No evaluation of the New Deal is complete without an analysis of Roosevelt himself. As a leader, his skills were unparalleled. Cengage Learning - Gale. Databases, EBooks and Technology for Research. EBSCOhost Online Research Databases. National Archives. Key Dates in the History of Social Security. President Franklin D.
Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act on August 14, 1935. Social Security taxes were first collected in January 1937, with workers and employers each paying one percent of the first $3,000 in wages and salary. In 1939 President Roosevelt signed legislation establishing benefits for survivors and dependents. The United States Social Security Administration. Securities and Exchange Commission - Facts & Summary. To bring order out of chaos, Congress passed three major acts creating the Securities and Exchange Commission,SEC,and defining its responsibilities.
The Securities Act of 1933 required public corporations to register their stock sales and distribution and make regular financial disclosures. The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 created theSEC to regulate exchanges, brokers, and over-the-counter markets, as well as to monitor the required financial disclosures. The 1935 Public Utility Holding Company Act did away with holding companies more than twice removed from the utilities whose stocks they held.
This “death sentence” ended the practice of using holding companies to obscure the intertwined ownership of public utility companies. SEC.gov. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.