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.Demoralizing- Cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope; dispirit.Losing work and having to wait in breadlines and then not being able to get a job, plus with wives and kids getting a job was demoralizing men.
2.Dark Soil- fine, rich, healthy soil.When farmers had dark soil it meant that they will have good crops.
3.Hoovervilles- a shantytown built by unemployed and destitute people during the Depression of the early 1930’s.People were so desperate to have a roof over their heads that they built hoovervilles out of stuff from trash cans and garbage dump.
4.Itinerants- a person who travels from place to place.People who couldn’t find jobs in their town became itinerants in search for job.
5.Municipal- of or relating to a city or town or its governing body.Municipal resources tried to help people during the great depression but ran out of funding fast.
6.Voucher- a small printed piece of paper that entitles the holder to a discount or that may be exchanged for goods or services.They made vouchers and gave them to the people so that they could shop at grocery stores again.
7.Pitchmen- a person delivering a sales pitch.There were alor of pitchmen once all the vendors started popping up all over the place.
8.Lukewarm-(of liquid or food that should be hot) only moderately warm; tepid.The soup they gave during the great depression was lukewarm, water like, and barely had vegetables.
9.Encampment- a place with temporary accommodations consisting of huts or tents, typically for troops or nomadSoldiers had to make encampments during long missions from base.
10. Breadwinner- a person who earns money to support a family.Women became the breadwinner of the house once their husband could no longer get a job.