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To Kill a Mockingbird

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WPA and Mr. Cunningham

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In Chapter 2, Scout makes reference to the WPA. What is it and what is one reason Mr. Cunningham didn't have a job with them?

A

It was one of the smaller New Deal agencies. Mr. Cunningham was too proud to seek WPA assistance.

B

It employed millions to carry out public works projects. Mr. Cunningham didn't want to leave his farm to work for the WPA.

C

It was the Works Progress Administration. Mr. Cunningham couldn't qualify for a job with the WPA.

D

It was the Work Projects Administration. Mr. Cunningham drank too much to keep his job with the WPA.

E

It was an agency created by President Kennedy. Mr. Cunningham wanted to be free to vote for the Republican party.