September 28th – Question

If calculated in today’s dollars, what was the spending under President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal? 

A. $945 million
B. $22 billion
C. $417.4 billion
D. $901.4 billion

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Answer: D – Federal spending on New Deal Programs was $41.7 billion in 1935. Translated into today’s dollars, New Deal Spending equaled $901,382,991,700.23. 

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