The following text is from a radio address given by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1933:
Two months ago we were facing serious problems. The country was dying by inches. It was dying because trade and commerce had declined to dangerously low levels; prices for basic commodities were such as to destroy the value of the assets of national institutions such as banks, saving banks, insurance companies, and others… The legislation which has been passed or is in the process of enactment can properly be considered as part of a well-grounded plan.
First, we are giving opportunity of employment to one-quarter of a million of the unemployed, especially the young men who have dependents, to go into the forestry and flood prevention work. This is a big task because it means feeding, clothing, and caring for nearly twice as many men as we have in the regular army itself. In creating this civilian conservation corps we are killing two birds with one stone. We are clearly enhancing the value of our natural resources and second, we are relieving an appreciable amount of actual distress.

According to the speech, Franklin Roosevelt combated the economic crisis by

D. allowing the government to spend money in order to invest in workers


Line 7 mentions that the government is “giving opportunity of employment to one-quarter of a million of the unemployed.” This means that the government invests in workers and is therefore closest to (D). The passage does not mention anything about taxes, eliminate (A). The passage does mention “saving banks” in line 4, but nowhere does it say it was Roosevelt's intention to save banks in particular, eliminate (B). Similarly, “natural resources" are mentioned in the last sentence, but there is no evidence of selling them, eliminate (C).

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