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The Green New Deal

Green New Deal

Long before Congressional Democrats introduced their Green New Deal, President Franklin Roosevelt introduced a bold plan to combat the Great Depression. He called it the New Deal. The mosaic of plans, programs, and reforms put Americans back to work and restored confidence in the US economy. It didn’t break the depression altogether, but it changed

Migrant Mother, Dorothea Lange (1936)

Migrant Mother, Dorothea Lange (1936)

Migrant Mother Dorothea Lange (1836) Migrant Mother, Dorothea Lange (1936) The Great Depression was especially hard on farmers. They not only suffered through the national economic crisis but endured a string of natural disasters, including floods and dust storms that devastated their crops and destroyed their livelihoods. Thousands of poverty-stricken families migrated to the agricultural

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