The Great Depression P.Scappatura
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This is my reaserch project of the great depression
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Family Life In The Great Depression

When they weren't working, families found time to have fun, with neighbors, friends, relatives and each other. With little money to spend on entertainment, families enjoyed new board games such as "Monopoly" and "Scrabble" which were first sold during the 1930s. Neighbors got together to play card games such as whist, pinochle, canasta and bridge.

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this poem is telling us how the Great Deppression  caused people to be unemployed and that even if you had a small wage you would still get huge taxes

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woman in The Great Deppression

On the other hand, women found their status enhanced by their new roles. Left
with little choice, they went
A mother and her daughters
photographed
on the road
by Dorthea Lange

against the
historic opposition to married women working outside the home to help support
their families. Black women especially found it easier to obtain work than their
husbands, working as domestic servants, clerks, textiles workers and other
occupations. This employment increased their status and power in the home,
gaining them a new voice in domestic decisions.

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The Great Depression

Great Depression - a period during the 1930s when there was a
worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment. the spark for the beggining of the Great depression was the collapse of the New York Stock Exchange on october 24th  1929.

 The Great Depression lasted from ( 1929 to 1932)

 

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