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Unformatted text preview: the top income tax rates from 59 to 75 percent, and imposed a corporate income tax. According to Freidel, It by no means brought marked redistribution of wealth; it was at the most something of a counterbalance to the regressive new social security taxes and the proliferation of state sales taxes on consumers (167). Resettlement Administration (1935) Relocation of poor rural families and reforestation and soil erosion projects National Housing Act (1937) Federal funding for public housing and slum clearance Fair Labor Standards Act (1938) Federal minimum wage and maximum hours; no child labor...
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2010 for the course GCU 81301 taught by Professor Shaeffer during the Spring '09 term at ASU.
- Spring '09