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housing in the great depression

build makeshift shack's out of scrap material,
numerous shantytowns spring up,
lived in old cars and crates

2

farming during the great depression

thousands of farmers lost their land through foreclosure,
many farmers turned to tenant farming
dust bowl,
migrate west (oakies)

3

racial tensions during the great depression

minorities and whites competed for jobs
blacks lynched
Mexicans deported and or left

4

Family life during the great depression

families entertain themselves
some families broke apart due to stress
feeding children was hard

5

physical health during the great depression

starved to death
lack of nutrition
malnutrition Rose

6

emotional health during the great depression

suicide rates rose
many people were admitted to mental hospitals
people never recovered

7

what was the dustbowl

The region hardest hit in 1934 during drought and caused by ineffective management

8

soup kitchen

offering free/low-cost food

9

breadlines

Lines of people waiting to receive food by organization

10

Direct relief

cash payments for food provided by government to the poor

11

President Hoover's philosophy of government

opposed welfare and direct relief
government should encourage corporations

12

what did Hoover do after the stock market crashed

he called together key leaders to find solutions

13

what was the nation's economic situation a year after the crash

they had difficulties increasing more layoffs and hardship

14

why did the political tide turned against Hoover in the 1930 election

democrats won more seats in Congress Republicans lost control

15

how did Hoover's philosophy change

trickle down theory
Direct relief to businessman
emergency cash to banks by national credit Corporation
Federal home loan Bank
Federal Farm Board
Hoover dam

16

how did the economy respond to Hoover's efforts

too little too late trickle down theory to slow

17

how did Hoover deal with economic problems

by making the bonus army
communist and criminal record
provided food and supplies

18

what happened in the 1932 election

Hoover lost by a lot only five states voted for him

19

employment in the great depression

people lost their jobs
unemployment for African-Americans and Latinos were higher
people fought for jobs
men went out to find jobs