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The Army of the Unemployed, 1930
There were too many jobless people to ignore and it became acceptable for them to demonstrate with dignity, as these men did.

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Light at the End of the Tunnel, 1936
After becoming President in 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt began a series of ambitious programs to deal with the Depression, including Social Security, public works and wage-and-hour laws.

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