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what are your opinions on the impact the depression had on families in the 1930s

Asked By: Very Very. - 7/9/2007
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While the Depression years were a terrible time, the impact upon individuals or families depended to some extent upon where they lived. In the cities, it was grim; in rural areas, its effect was ameliorated by closeness to food, grown or hunted... More
Answered By: pajaronian@verizon.net - 7/9/2007
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The great depression had millions of impact on families in the 1930's. There were emotional and physical impacts on them. They lacked adequate food, shelter, and clothing. Also, people believed in the 1920's that people got success because they deserved it. When the great depression hit and jobs were few and far in... More
Answered By: jmdmad2 - 7/9/2007
 
above 20 % unemployment people actually starving, men leaving their family to go find work. wages going down hours up. my folks were hungry but had enough to get by. bank foreclosures very high. most had a hard time but the top 1 or 2 % got even richer.
Answered By: jpenergy@sbcglobal.net - 7/9/2007
 
The Great Depression had an extreemly strong, and very difficult impact on families in the 1930's. Many men came home each day from an excrutiating day's work with close to nothing in their pockets. They saw their loving wives and beloved children starving at home, skin and bones. Because of this horror, many men felt... More
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Answered By: Jaclyn - 7/9/2007
 
you had the dust bowl which caused people to move west. Secondly, the people that survived the great depression tend to be savers and pack rats. Thirdly, the fought the second world war, they tended to be more cautious of change.
Answered By: datalj12 - 7/9/2007
 
Despair and hopelessness. I can only imagine... ~
Answered By: Smart Mouse - 7/10/2007
 
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