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The great depression affected America in a negative way. Many people lost their jobs and money and couldn't afford food or anything to survive. It was a very devastating time for many.

rebellious flappers

flappers - 20's style of dress

For fun, flappers went out to dance and enjoy time with friends and forget about the devastation of the depression

Working women helping make money

Women in the workforce - washing clothes

Women spend the time with the children cooking and cleaning around the house. In the 1930's many families didn't go hungry but were “lived Leah” did not have much to eat. Women took care of household jobs while husband's worked.

Men protesting for rights

Men protesting lack of jobs

The companies have to lay workers off. Didn't have enough money to keep the companies open. Business owners would lay workers off in order to stay in business during the 1930's. The presence of the decade offered a particular view of the state's role.

Stock market crash

Newspaper headlines after 1929 stock market crash

Money dropped a ton more. Many learned to do with the money they have. The economy wasn't so good during the 1920's and 30's. There was tons of prosperity. Economy shifted and took place as the economy changed from wartime to peacetime. Government adopted financially conservative policies that fueled private businesses. In the 1930's the president was to declare a national bank holiday. $2 billion was infused in total banking systems so that banks could open up again. Companies had more trusting people we get to trust the economy government and banks again. Bankers were highly affected by the economy.

Men waiting in terrible lines for food

Food ration lines

Average families had to” cut corners” to make do. Women spend the time with the children cooking and cleaning around the house. In the 1930's many families didn't go hungry but were “lived Leah” did not have much to eat. Many people were desperate for money and food. Families went to the soup kitchen to get food most of the time, because they couldn't afford it themselves.

The scary dust bowl

dust bowl overtaking homes

Dust bowl survivors

Women with breathing masks during the dust bowl

map of dust bowl

location of dust bowl in the midwest

child of dust storm

Child victim of the dust bowl

map after dust bowl happened

map of dust bowl impact

Many families sold everything they had just to make some money. Some people sold pencils and apples on the streets to make a couple dollars. Many kids and families had a lack of nourishment from the little food they had. Many people lived in tenements and unsanitary conditions. Any people made a makeshift homes out of everyday items like boxes. The dust bowl also did not help because many people's home got destroyed.

stock market rise

Statistics showing todays stock holdings of families and how they regrew confidence in wall st

More than 600,000 farmers were bankrupt, and no one was buying their crops because they couldn't afford them. In the 1930's agriculture sector struggle after World War I. Farmers were suffering from a decrease in demand in farm products.

flapper dancing and singing

roaring 20's prior to stock market crash

For fun, flappers went out to dance and enjoy time with friends and forget about the devastation of the depression

children attending school

innocents of children prior to 1929

Many children stayed home and worked on the farm and around the house to help their mothers while their fathers were busy at work, trying to make money, if they still had a job.

family living in bad conditions

family in the plain states during depression
tenements hoverville

The Great depression was still going. Many people were desperate for money and food. Families went to the soup kitchen to get food most of the time, because they couldn't afford it themselves. Many families sold everything they had just to make some money. Some people sold pencils and apples on the streets to make a couple dollars. Many kids and families had a lack of nourishment from the little food they had. Many people lived in tenements and unsanitary conditions. Any people made a makeshift homes out of everyday items like boxes. The dust bowl also did not help because many people's home got destroyed.

children helping around the house

family preparing dinner meal prior to depression when they had supplies

Many children stayed home and worked on the farm and around the house to help their mothers while their fathers were busy at work, trying to make money, if they still had a job.

children protesting

Children picketing, doing their part to support the cause

Many kids and families had a lack of nourishment from the little food they had.1930 the unemployment rate reach 23%. So many people were faced severe poverty in America. People had to sell their home and belongings so they didn't have anything. During depression many fathers ran away.Some families moved to California for better lives. Average families had to” cut corners” to make do. Women spend the time with the children cooking and cleaning around the house. In the 1930's many families didn't go hungry but were “lived Leah” did not have much to eat. Women took care of household jobs while husband's worked.

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