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When President Franklin D. Roosevelt took office in March 1933, estimates of the number of jobless workers in the United States ranged from thirteen...
Glossary Term – Organization
The Civilian Conservation Corps was established by Congress on March 31, 1933, to create jobs by employing young men in conservation, development, and infrastructure. The program put approximately three million young men to work between 1933 and 1942.
New Deal Legislation
Reconstruction Finance Corporation
Granted emergency loans to banks, life insurance companies, and railroads