CCC http://knau.org en Earth Notes: The CCC and the Colorado Plateau http://knau.org/post/earth-notes-ccc-and-colorado-plateau <p>In the depths of the Great Depression, the nation&rsquo;s unemployment stood at 25 percent. With people hungry and desperate for jobs, President Franklin&nbsp;Roosevelt signed a law in March 1933 creating the Civilian Conservation Corps. The CCC gave jobs to single men 18 to 25 years old, with most of their thirty-dollar-a-month paychecks returned to their families.</p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 07:01:00 +0000 Rose Houk 8118 at http://knau.org Earth Notes: The CCC and the Colorado Plateau