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Can you name the New Deal Programs?

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

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