New Deal Programs

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

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