Updated: 2/3/2021

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  • Businesses and Restaurants Closed
  • Farmers went into a huge amount of debt.
  • Farmers were producing more cotton than it could be used.
  • Soon the cottons value dropped drastically.
  • and were poor the next.
  • People were rich one day...
  • As your president, I promise to create a new American dream!
  • Soon After:
  • The AAA helped Farmers diversify their crops and out of debt.
  • The CCC gave young men jobs like building roads, planting forests and national park projects.
  • The REA offered low interest loans to companies to build power lines in the rural areas, including the farmers' homes.
  • The SSA provided insurance to many people, retirement pay, and other government benefits for workers.