LIFE DURING THE GREAT DEPRESSION

The Dust Bowl was an agricultural, economic and social disaster that took place during the 1930's of the great Plains of the U.S, poor farming practices, severe drought, and high winds left much of the farmland unusable, severe dust storm created blackouts and killed thousands forcing many families to migrate west.
Shantytowns were deprived areas on the outskirts of towns consisting of awful materials. It started off as unemployed people were getting evicted from their homes. Many asked for government assistance and it was denied, it opted to the creation of ''Shantytowns''
It was a series of domestic programs in the United States. Franklin Roosevelt created the 3 R's--Relief, Recovery, and Reform. Relief for the unemployment and poor, Recovery of the economy back to normal, and Reform of the financial system. It created jobs.
Breadlines were like the modern day soup kitchens. People who did not have enough to eat, would line up for free food. The Breadlines were a type of charity.
Hoboes--they were teenagers who either left home because they felt like a burden or because their family had shattered due to unemployment and poverty. And some just left because they wanted thrill in their life.
The Civilian Conservation Corps or also known as the CCC was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men from relief to their families as part of the New Dea
Dorothea Lange was known as the greatest documentary photographer during the Great Depression. She captured many of the poverty that had it the 1930's,from the Dustbowl to working in the fields.
It is a corporation owned by the government to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development in the Tennessee Valley,when it was damaged during the Great Depression.
31st president of the United States, took office in 1929, the year the U.S. economy dropped into the Great Depression. Although his policies undoubtedly contributed to the crisis, which lasted over a decade, Hoover blamed the American people. As the Depression deepened, Hoover failed to recognize the severity of the situation or leverage the power of the federal government to squarely address it
32nd president of the United States, he helped the American people regain faith in themselves after the Great Depression. He set up the three R's--Relief, Recovery, and Reform.
American author--Told the story of how life was lived during the Great Depression. He wrote about the Dust Bowl, and OF MICE AND MEN which took place during 1937.
The Social Security Act is a law enacted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 to create a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people.
The Works Progress Administration was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of unemployed people to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads.
(Jul 1945) by Herbert Gehr LIFE Photo Collection The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is a government commission created by Congress to regulate the securities markets and protect investors. To regulators and protection, it also monitor the corporate takeovers in the U.S.
The Hoover Dam was once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Nevada and Arizona. It opened in 1936 and it was construction started in 1931
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