It would be a relatively short experiment, although to think about it, is rather cool. In 1855, with foreign forays in War with Tripoli at the beginning of the century, but more so the thought of use in the desert southwest for troop movements and supplies, the United States Congress appropriated thirty thousand dollars for camels and began the U.S. Camel Corps.
Prompted by the effects of Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depresssion plus failed efforts to improve the world economy, the Reconstruction Finance Corporation is established to stimulate banking and business. Unemployment in 1932 reached twelve million workers.
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