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The Great Depression

How did various New Deal programs help Americans during the great depression?

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05/05/2008

Without being a dole or a handout it provided a job that put food on the table. Building roads, bridges and dams was rebuilding America. Planting trees was meaningful work that gave a man his dignity. The Work Projects Administration (WPA) and the Civilian Conservation Corps ((CCC) were performing tasks that improved the Nation's infrastructure and prepared for a better tomorrow. Young men were learning life skills, continuing their education and receiving hope for the future.