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Appropriation Act

Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935

The Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935 was passed in April during the "Second Hundred Days" as a part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal. It was a "large-scale public works program for the jobless" which included the Works Progress Administration. It allocated $5 billion for this purpose.

The bill included funds for the Federal Arts Project, the Federal Writer Project, and the Federal Theater Project.


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