In the 30s, people had no money for their needs, let alone wants. To escape reality, men and women turned to the cinemas and arts, and two-fifths of Americans saw at least one movie per week. African Americans especially turned to music, specifically jazz. Since people could no longer afford going to clubs, they would dance or listen to the radio with friends.
The Fight for the U.S Vote
Sign that tells Americans to vote for Democratic leader, Roosevelt.
Lastly, the role of government changed during the 30s. In the 1920s, there were three Republican presidents, Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. These presidents supported laissez-faire policy, saying that government should leave businesses alone. Hoover believed in “trickle down economics.” However, little money reached those who were in desperate need.
Veterans are Furious when they do not receive what they want from the Government