The Great Depression
Updated: 3/12/2020
The Great Depression

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  • I just found out the farm lost almost half of its property value.
  • What are we going to do? We could lose it to foreclosure!
  • We can't even afford food! We may have to go to the soup kitchen.
  • Are we going to get evicted?
  • They went to a breadline instead. They were worried about malnutrition.
  • As if their life wasn't bad enough, black blizzards began. They had to live through desertification and the Dust Bowl.
  • Throughout the dry climate, there was depopulation because of Okies. But it was very hard to leave when you didn't have any money.
  • They desperately needed public assistance.