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Resource Sheet Relief Programs of the New Deal A by marcjackson

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									Resource Sheet #1

      Relief Programs of the New Deal: A Comparison
DIRECTIONS: Use your textbook to gather information on the New Deal relief
programs listed below. Summarize how each program attempted to provide
relief for Americans during the Depression in the right column of the chart. After
completing the chart answer the follow-up questions.

          New Deal Program                                Summary

      Federal Emergency Relief
     Administration, 1933 (FERA)



  Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933
                (CCC)



   Civil Works Administration, 1933
                (CWA)



   Agricultural Adjustment Act, 1933
                 (AAA)



 Works Progress Administration, 1935
              (WPA)



Follow-up questions: (use back of paper if necessary)

   1. How do the programs in the chart differ from each other in the way they try
      to help the American people?

   2. Why would some relief programs be more popular with the American
      people than others?

								
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