It was just fine.
Plenty of Americans were working hard making money.
There were too many high paying jobs.
They were in the middle of a great depression.
The New Deal
The Big Deal
The Old Deal
The Hot Deal
Ready, Reshape & Rebuild
Right Recovery & Relief
Relief, Recovery & Reform
Relieve, Rebuild, & Reform
Built bridges and roads
Built schools and government buildings
Fixed up old city buildings
Worked for the president
Child labor laws
If there is another banking collapse, you won't lose your money.
That the elderly get their money after retirement.
If you lose your job, you will get unemployment pay.
Schools will continue to run, even without funding.
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