New Deal Information

WPAWPA.jpg - Works Progress Administration

Overview-This was created to help provide economic relief to the citizens of the U.S. who were suffering from the Great Depression. Headed by Harry L. Hopkins. It offered work to the unemployed by spending money on a wide variety of programs. Including highways and building construction, slum clearance, reforestation, and rural rehabilitation.

Purpose-The purpose was to help unemployed citizens to get a job and have money to support their families.

Who it helped?- It helped to employ all the workers who didn’t have a job because of the Great Depression. This provided them work and money.

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