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1

How many Blacks were hired by the CCC?

20,000

2

How many people were still unemployed in 1935 & 1937?

10.6million which fell to 7.7 million in 1937

3

How many places were WPA supervises?

11 out of 10,000

4

why and what did unemployment raise to in 1938?

It rose to 10.4 million due to cost-cutting which was pressurized by the tax players.

5

How many people were still unemployed in 1941 and what stopped this?

6 million people were still unemployed in 1941 and only WW2 stopped this.

6

What was never solved?

Wealth distribution

7

What did Frances Perkins do?

Frances Perkins removed 59 corrupt officials from her department

8

How many women were employed by the WPA & CCC?

In 1935, it peaked at 460,000 women employed by the WPA and only 8,000 by the CCC.

9

How many strikes were there in 1937?

In 1937, there were 4,700 strikes and 80% devoured the workers.

10

What were the wage differences between 1929 & 1939?

$25 in 1929 & $23 in 1939.