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Transcript of Brandon Glenn
Local charities and groups helped Americans before the government stepped in. Also, the world top ranking criminal Al Capone opened a soup restaurant for people.
8.What percentage of American families was living below the subsistence level?
25% of these people were below the subsistence level.
4.Who was the president during the Great Depression?
The president during the Great Depression was Franklin D. Roosevelt.
6.Name 4 things people are waiting in line for.
People are waiting for bread, soup, get into restaurants, and apply for a new job.
1.What is the WPA?
The WPA is a program that was created to help people who were unemployed during the Great Depression.
2. When and Why was it started?
It was started in 1939, to supply people with enough money to help them survive the decrease in the stock market. It was also created to help people who were unemployed.
3.How long did it last?
This program lasted until the year of 1943.
10.What percentage of the WPA workforce was made up of women?
13.5% of the WPA workers were made up of women.
11.According to the article, what did the WPA build?
The WPA built the National Foundation for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
12.List 10 (PWP) from the Great Depression
-Fort Peck Dam
-Blue Ridge Parkway
-Great Smoky Mountains National Park
-Grand Coulee Dam
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