The Great Depression was caused by banks that did not handle the money right to the people. The Great Depression made American peoples lives horrible for a long of period of time.
The Dust Bowl was an agricultural, economic and social disaster that took place during the 1930's in the Great Plains of the U.S. Poor farming practices, severe drought and high winds left much of the farmland unusable. Severe dust storms created blackouts and liked thousands forcing many families to migrate west.
The Breadlines were used at the time when the Great Depression was present at the time. The Breadlines were for people that were unemployed during the Great Depression that could not pay off their debts. Breadlines gave out food to the people the could not afford them allowing the charities, missions, and churches to help them out even if the people did not want the help from them.
The Soup Kitchen help people that could not afford food. Soup kitchen only mostly serve soup and bread. Because if your almost out of soup you can add water to it so you can have more of it for the people that are still waiting in line.
Hoboes were generally people that often find a job that they want miles away. They would get on trains illegaly so they can get to there destination. But mostly some of the hoboes would die in the way because of no food or water. Or it could be if they get caught trying to get on a train or not jumping at the right to for the train.
The Hoover Dam is a bridge that is in the the boarders of Arizona and Nevada. The Hoover Dam created many jobs for many people that needed a job during the Great Depression.
The Bonus Army were a bunch of veterans, families, and groups that severed their country all came together at Washington D.C. and demanded their cash-payment redemption of their service certificate. About 17,00 gathered around the capital.
In 1935 The Social Security Act was used so people of any age can have insurance. This gave many people a relief during The Great Depression.
Migrant Mother was a photograph that was taken by Florence Leona during The Great Depression. Migrant Mother believed that if she took the photo it would help everyone that was in poverty.
Herbert Hoover was the 31st President of the United States. Herbert Hoover tried everything to get the economy back the way it was but could not succeed. Herbert Hoover himself refused to involve the goverment into the situation. When the American people figured out that Hoover was not going to do nothing; the people gave out of the idea on Hoover helping them. When Hoover started getting tired of all these complaints he promised the American people that he will be signing the New Deal to help everyone out.
Franklin Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States. Franklin Roosevelt gave faith to many people that they will all get out of The Great Depression. Franklin passed a law that was the Tennessee Valley Authority that suggested stricter laws for the banks and other companies to help out get out of The Great Depression.
John Steinbeck is a American author that wrote mainly about the economics problems of the United States. The Grape of Wrath was was one of his famous novels that he wrote about The Great Depression that earned a Nobel Prize Award.
Shantytowns are towns that were out in the outskirts of the big cities. In the early 1940's most of the Shantytowns were torn down.
Dorothea Lange was a photographer that took various during The Great Depression. Dorothea took the picture of Migrant Mother with her two children beside her.
The Tennessee Valley Authorities was created in May 1933. This provided many resources for the Tennessee area like electricity, flood control, etc.
The Works Progress Administration was created by the New Deal by Franklin Roosevelt. This affected many people lives by giving them all jobs that pay very well to maintain their lives and families. The Works Progress Administration affected 8.5 million people giving the American people a salary of $41.57 a month.
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