Life in the great depression

The Dust Bowl, also known as the Dirty Thirties, was a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the US and Canadian prairies during the 1930s; severe drought
a deprived area on the outskirts of a town consisting of large numbers of crude dwellings.
the New Deal was designed to improve conditions for persons suffering in the Great Depression.
a breadline is a line of people waiting to receive free food.
a place where free food is served to those who are homeless or destitute.
a day on which banks are officially closed, observed as a public holiday.
a homeless person; a tramp or vagrant.
A Dam on the Colorado river that was built during the great depression.
The Bonus Army was the popular name of an assemblage of some 43,000 marchers—17,000 World War I veterans, their families, and affiliated groups—who gathered in Washington, D.C., in the spring and summer of 1932 to demand cash-payment redemption of their service certificates.
The photograph that has become known as "Migrant Mother" is one of a series of photographs that Dorothea Lange made of Florence Owens Thompson and her children in February or March of 1936 in Nipomo, California.
The Works Progress Administration (renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration; WPA) was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of unemployed people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads.
The Civilian Conservation Corps was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men from relief families as part of the New Deal
The Tennessee Valley Authority is a federal agency that controls the electricity, irrigation and flood control from the dams and reservoirs along the Tennessee River. An example of the Tennessee Valley Authority is the agency created by President Roosevelt in 1933 to provide cheaper electricity.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is a government commission created by Congress to regulate the securities markets and protect investors. In addition to regulation and protection, it also monitors the corporate takeovers in the U.S.
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