Effects of The Great Depreesion By: James Rhineburger

Mass migration- Reshaped the American mosaic

Crime Rates increased: many unemployed workers resorted to petty theft to put food on the table

Suicide Rose

Health care in general wasn't a priority for many Americans.

Alcoholism increased with Americans seeking outlets for escape

Cigar smoking became to expensive, so many Americans switched to cheaper cigarettes

Higher education remained out of reach for most Americans

Demographic trends also change sharply

Marriages delayed as many males waited until they could provide for a family before proposing to a prospective

Divorce rates dropped steadily during the depression as many spouses tried to work out their problems during this time because they needed each other


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