life during the great depression 

by Brian Mushimba

The dust bowl was an agricultural, economic and social disaster that took place during the 1930's on the great plains of the U.S. Poor farming practices, severe drought and high wind left much of the farmland unstable. severe dust storms created blackouts and killed thousands forcing many families to migrate
Shanty towns (aka hoovervilles) are what many people had to resort to when they lost there homes in the great depression.
This was a great number (multiple) of domestic programs enacted in the united states between 1933-38 (and a few after that). Passed by congress and F.D.R.
During the great depression thousands of the residents that had been lad off and could not afford there rent or mortgages had gone here to eat bread
Soup kitchens had been the same as the bread lines. feed people that were less fortunate in the depression.
Many men that had been laid off could not work anywhere after and could not buy anything. becoming hobos on the streets
The hoover dam was built in 1930 and was five years in the making named after President Herbert Hoover.
The Civilians Conservation Corps (CCC) was created as a public relief program from 1933-42 for unemployed and unmarried men from relief families as part of the New Deal.
Bonus Army was the popular name for the WW1 veterans. the marched with their families watching in Washington D.C., in spring 1932
this was a united states federal of the new law of the new are this reduced agricultural production by paying farmers subsidies not to plant on part of their land and to kill off excess livestock. Its purpose was to reduce crop surplus and therefore effectively raise the value of crops.
this was a woman that was a journalist and photojournalist. she is best known for her great depression era for here great picture.
this was the iconic picture of the great depression. showing what many families went through.
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.
this was created to power the nation
The Wagner Act, also known as the National Labor Relations Act of 1935 (29 U.S.C.A. § 151 et seq.), is the most important piece of labor legislation enacted in U.S. history.
this is an independent agency of the federal government responsible for insuring deposits made by individuals and companies in banks and other thrift institutions. The FDIC insures deposits up to $250,000.
The Social Security Act of 1935 is one of the most important pieces of legislation in American history. Passed during the depth of the Great Depression, it was an omnibus act, creating a variety of programs to serve many groups of citizens.
Herbert Clark Hoover was the 31st President of the United States. He was a professional mining engineer and was raised as a Quaker.
32nd U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the President of the United States from 1933 to 1945
John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. was an American author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books, and five collections of short stories.
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