When were food stamps introduced?

Answer Food stamps were introduced as an experiment by the USDA in May of 1939, but they were stopped during World War II. The modern food stamp program was introduced in 1964 by the Kennedy administratio... Read More »

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When were food stamps created?

Henry Wallace, former Secretary of Agriculture, created food stamps, which have been in use since 1939. The stamps allowed people to buy farm surpluses. Fifty cents worth of blue stamps (used only ... Read More »

When were the first food stamps given out by the government?

The first food stamps were sold to consumers in Rochester, N.Y., in May 1939 in an experimental program designed to help farmers who had surplus production due to the Depression. The program ended ... Read More »

In what year were adhesive postage stamps first introduced in the united states?

The United States Postal Service introduced self-adhesive stamps nationwide in 1992. The new stamps countered fraudulent attempts to reuse stamps and were also more convenient for customers. Self-a... Read More »

When drive clean programs were introduced to protect the environment, the auto makers were still producing?

I don't know much about cars or the transportation industry but any government will bail out Big Business just to keep the money in their country.Big Business is still using financial planning base... Read More »