New Deal Programs

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Created NRA to enforce codes of fair competition, minimum wages, and to permit collective bargaining of workers.
Distributed millions of dollars of direct aid to unemployed workers.
Created federally insured bank deposits ($2500 per investor at first) to prevent bank failures.
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.
Sent 250,000 young men to work camps to perform reforestation and conservation tasks.
Provided public works jobs at $15/week to four million workers.
Program DescriptionProgram
Federal government build series of dams to prevent flooding and sell electricity.
Regulated stock market and restricted margin buying.
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.
Encouraged farmers to join cooperatives to bring electricity to farms.
Provided part-time employment to more than two million college and high school students.

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