Life in 1930's .

Life in the 1930's wasn't good, people lived in small, breaking houses, they slept in trash cans, they even had to use trash bags as blankets to keep themselves warm at night.

African Americans were hit hard, and suffered a lot of unemployment, illness, and hunger
Farmers who suffered the effects of the Great Depression suffered something even worse, The Dust Bowl. Very little rain fell, which caused a drought. Crops failed. The Dust Bowl lasted for 5 years.
Americans thought that women should stay at home, yet they had to provide for their families. Later, women began working outside the house by the end of the depression.
All Americans were affected by the depression. Not just Americans, Mexicans and Mexican Americans were affected by the depression by being forced out of work.

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