The Great Depression West
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Research task on the Great Depression
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Unknown. (). The story of Phar Lap. Available:
http://www.pharlaptravel.com.au/phar_lap.htm

Unknown. (Unknown). The Great Depression. Available:
http://australia.gov.au/about-australia/australian-story/great-depression.

 

 Robert Engwerda, Richard Cotter, Maureen Anderson (2000). Sose Australian
History. 42 Mcdougall st, Milton Qld: John Wiley and Sons.

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Women during the Great Depression

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It was hard for women during the great depression because they were the first to be kicked out of the workforce because men worked harder. Women were sent back to their homes to look after their families and her husband when he came home form work only if he still had one. They had to wash dishes, make clothes, mop floors etc etc the usual household chores. linking this to family life were women were always expected to have the house and all its components clean before the husband came home. Women were expected to gather food and other things like that to keep the family going on strong through this horrible period.

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Sports during the Great Depression

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Australia has always been a very sports orientated country and during the great depression it suffered but continued on the leagues and games had to cut prices. Sports during this time was basically something to get away from all the bad times, this picture of Phar Lap the legendary race horse brought hope and spirit to the whole world. he won many races including the 1930 Melbourne cup which was during the great depression brought faith to others who herd or wathced the race. Unfortunately someone poisoned the great horse which passed away but still today the hide still attracts many viewers.

 

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Kate Pill's comment, March 19, 2012 7:26 AM
Phar Lap (use a capital letter for both parts of hte horse's name!)
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Family Life

Family life in the great depression was hard for all people. Men couldn't provide for their families because they didnt have jobs. The reason for this was that companies didn't have the money to pay the salaries of their employees. The companies weren't selling their product so therefore they werent getting any income to provide people with salaries. Women were expected to stay home and keep the family going they were expected to do the general household chores like sweeping, mopping the floor and other things like that.

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Kate Pill's comment, March 19, 2012 7:47 AM
Good! Like the correction!
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Introduction

This is my research task on the Great Depression we had find out the affects it had on the poulation during the time and how sport and women coped during the time. How the culture changed and why and how the stock market crashed sending everyone onto a Great Depression.

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Statistics say it all

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This graph show the unemployement rate from the start of the Great Depression till the end of it and it shows that in 1933 it was at it's worst. The fugures during the great depression were very high and were larger than normal, the unemployement rate was very poor because companies couldnt afford to pay salaries and wages so they couldnt afford to employ which led to the unemployement rate grow even higher which made people more and more angrier which led to war and many other things. This graph relates to my desperation scoop where the two men have advertised who they are and what they want on a board strapped around their shoulders this just shows what people would do to become employed by a working company.

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Kate Pill's comment, March 19, 2012 7:25 AM
Good. You have made a link! Don't forget to check your spelling. After your sentence, "they couldn't afford to employ." Include a sentence about how this led to an increase in unemployment which made the depression worse.It was a vicious cycle. :)
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Desperation

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This was quite common with men who were looking for jobs to support their family. The little advertisement that they're wearing is saying who they are how old they are and what they are wanting. this is showing the desperation people had for jobs and what they would do to get one, there are people staring at them which means that they are achieving what they want to achieve to be noticed. This shows what the Great Depression did and what it has done to people, companies werent hiring people.

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Kate Pill's comment, March 19, 2012 7:30 AM
In the families scoop, check your spelling - families(not famiilies) Try to avoid "typos" like the one I made in the previous comment!!!! Typos are very easy ways of losing marks. Have you found a youtube clip?
Tyler West's comment, March 19, 2012 7:42 AM
I cant my internet is really bad and it takes like an hour to load just one
Kate Pill's comment, March 19, 2012 7:47 AM
eeek! That's okay. Don't worry about it. I believe we had an evacuation today whenyou guys were meant to have your lesson. I will give people an extra lesson in class to do this task. We will sort it out then. :) Get some sleep!