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Can you name the New Deal Programs?

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

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