New Deal Programs

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Created NRA to enforce codes of fair competition, minimum wages, and to permit collective bargaining of workers.
Received $3.3 billion appropriation from Congress for public works projects.
Employed 8.5 million workers in construction and other jobs, but more importantly provided work in arts, theater, and literary projects.
Created federally insured bank deposits ($2500 per investor at first) to prevent bank failures.
Allowed workers to join unions and outlawed union-busting tactics by management.
Regulated stock market and restricted margin buying.
Protected farmers from price drops by providing crop subsidies to reduce production, educational programs to teach methods of preventing soil erosion.
Program DescriptionProgram
Sent 250,000 young men to work camps to perform reforestation and conservation tasks.
Provided part-time employment to more than two million college and high school students.
Distributed millions of dollars of direct aid to unemployed workers.
Federal government build series of dams to prevent flooding and sell electricity.
Provided public works jobs at $15/week to four million workers.
Encouraged farmers to join cooperatives to bring electricity to farms.

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