To sum how life was like for people during the 1920s-1930s would be terrible. People lost everything they had and had to move to places with very little life. I think that life was terrible during this time because tragedy can impact the human experience. In the 1920-1930 time period, many tragedies took place that affected the human experience. Some of these tragedies are The Great Depression, The Stock Market Crash, and the Drought and Dust storms in the south. These tragedies affected farmers, and business owners .
Graph of Stock Market Crash
Graph showing how much money was lost when the stock market crashed.
When the Stock Market Crashed, people were devastated. Things were going so well economically for a long time which caused people to start buying on credit and taking out loans from the bank to buy stock.
Graph of Jobless people during the Great Depression
Many were jobless during the Great Depression, people from both rual and urban areas. .
But, people could not pay off their credit and loans so they owed even more money to the bank because the bank lost all of their money and others lost money from buying stock that they did not pay for yet .
FSA camp for Mexican families