Boom to Bust Visual Essay Jacqueline dale

The Economy of Farmers 1920s

This picture shows farmers doing very well during the 1920s. Farmers got lots of business during the 1920s with the war. The economy was doing very well, and so were farmers.

The Economy of Farmers 1930s

This picture shows farmers doing very poorly. In the 1930's the economy was doing very badly, and farmers were effected significantly. Farmers lost their farms and almost everything they owned.

The Economy of Bankers and Stockbrokers 1920s

This shows the bankers and stockbrokers doing very well in the 1920's. In the 1920's, stocks were doing very well. This created rich bankers and stockbrokers.

The Economy of Bankers and Stockbrokers 1930s

In the 1930's, bankers and stockbrokers were not doing very well. Stocks were at an all time low, and stockbrokers were struggling. Bankers were at an all time low because their was many bank failures.

The Role of Government on Mexican Americans 1920s

This picture shows Mexican Americans having lots of fun in America during the 1920's. The government did not control them too much, and they were let into the country.

The Role of Government on Mexican Americans 1930s

This picture shows Mexican Americans being kicked out of the country. In the 1930s, the government kicked Mexican Americans out of the country because there was not enough jobs. They gave true born Americans jobs before Mexican Americans, and kicked Mexican Americans out of the country.

Women's Home Life 1920s

This picture shows women having fun in the 1920s. Women had lots of free time in the 1920s. Women called Flappers wore short dresses. The 1920s was a very fun time for women.

Women's Home Life 1930s

This shows women having to learn to make their own clothes and work around the house. Times were hard in America, and the typical American women had to pay the price. Women had to cook and clean for their families.

Home Life of Business Owners and Industrialists 1920s

This shows business owners and industrialists having a fun home life during the 1920's. They were doing very well financially, so they benefited in their home life.

Home Life of Business Owners and Industrialists 1930s

This shows the home life of business owners and industrialists not very fun. They struggled and did not have as much fun as before.

African American's Leisure Time 1920s

This picture shows African Americans having lots of fun playing jazz in their leisure time. Their was an explosion of black talent in the 1920's called the Harlem Renaissance.

African American's Leisure Time 1930s

This picture shows African Americans working hard in factories. They now had to work longer hours in the non wanted jobs in America. They had very little leisure time to have fun like they did in the 1920's.

Their was many significant changes and things that stayed the same from the 1920's to the 1930's. The 1920's in America was a time when the economy was doing very well. In particular, farmers were doing well because they got lots of business from the war. But, when the war ended, farmers had too much surplus. Farmers had so much extra crops they did not know what to do with it all. Farmers ended up losing lots of money. It also did not help that the economy was doing poorly and America did not help the farmers. In the 1920's, farmers were doing very well, but in the 1930's, farmers were struggling. The thing that stayed the same is that farmers do well or poorly based on how the economy is doing. Also in the 1920's, Mexican Americans were allowed into the country. The role of government was a lot less strict. There was plenty of jobs for everyone, so the government did not care too much on who filled them. But, in the 1930's, getting a job was very difficult. The government gave Americans jobs before they gave Mexican Americans jobs. The government sent Mexican Americans out of the country because America could not accommodate them. The thing that stayed the same is that the government acts in how the economy is doing. In the 1920's, a women's home life was very fun. Flappers wore short dresses and did not care what others thought. Women had lots of free time. The economy was doing very well, so they could have lots of fun. In the 1930's, however, women had to stay at home and cook in clean for their families. Times were different because of the Great Depression. They were the same because whenever America is doing well financially, women can have fun. But when America is not doing well financially, women have to work hard for their families. In the 1920's, African Americans played jazz and showed their talents in their leisure time. It was a great time for them, and their was an explosion of black talent called the Harlem Renaissance. However, in the 1930's, African Americans had no leisure time. They had to work in all the jobs that none of the whites wanted, for many hours. They went from the Harlem Renaissance, to having no leisure time. The thing that stayed the same is that African American did well when America did well, and bad when America was failing. Overall, their are many differences and similarities between the 1920's and 1930's.

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