Civilian Conservation Corps

By Janay Nixon and Ryan Boldyn

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When/ Why It Was Created and Purpose

  • The Civilian Conservation Corps, was formed in March of 1933.
  • It was one of Roosevelt's New Deal programs.
  • This program was created to promote environmental conservation, and to build good citizens through aggressive outdoor labor.
  • The CCC combined Roosevelt's interests in conservation and universal service for youth.
  • This program sought to be the solution to the economic and environmental problems caused by the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl.

Actions Taken By/ Impact/Effectiveness of Agency or Effort

The army was given power over the CCC.