Asked by: Aizhu Turbanovasked in category: General Last Updated: 14th January, 2020
Which program paid farmers not to grow certain crops such as cotton corn wheat and tobacco?
Similarly, it is asked, what program paid farmers not to grow certain crops?
The Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) was a United States federal law of the New Deal era designed to boost agricultural prices by reducing surpluses. The Government bought livestock for slaughter and paid farmers subsidies not to plant on part of their land.
Furthermore, why did the government pay farmers not to grow crops during the Great Depression? F.D.R.'s Agricultural Adjustment Act sought to cure the problem of overproduction of crops, and low prices for those crops, by paying farmers not to produce. If farmers were paid not to produce on part of their land, they would harvest smaller crops and that would in turn raise prices of those crops.
Herein, why did the AAA pay farmers not to grow crops?
The AAA paid farmers to destroy some of their crops and farm animals. In 1936, the Supreme Court declared that the AAA was unconstitutional in that it had allowed the federal government to interfere in the running of state issues.
Who helped bring about the change in the African American and womens vote?
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the foremost women's-rights activists and philosophers of the 19th century.