works progress administration
Est. April 8th, 1935
what was the point in this program?
This program intended to help the men and women of america to obtain a job. they worked on highways, bridges, public buildings, and parks
was it successful?
To some people it wasn't successful because the people who already had a job would get a lower income.
To the people who didn't have jobs or income, they now had both. Which made them think it was successful.
does the "WPA" still exist today?
The WPA is not still around today, it ended in 1942-43.
Depression - Work Progress Administration
- Millions of government dollars bought into public works and conservation projects were reviving the american consumer, thus putting industry back into production
- Smaller businesses claimed the NRA codes and took them out of business
- Codes protected workers from the sweat shop