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what was happening in america during 1920's and 1930' until 'of mice and men' was published?

my English teacher wants us to find this out but i don't know what it is. i think its something to do with the great depression but i need more detail.

Asked By: - 9/20/2011
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As well as the Great Depression which affected California severely, in which Of Mice and Men is set, there was much trouble with the unions. On 14 April 1930 over 100 farm workers were arrested for unionising activities in Imperial Valley, and on 10 October 1933 over 18,000 cotton workers went on strike (with four... More
Answered By: Liam. - 9/20/2011
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Well the main thing was the 1920's was prohibition, the sale and consumption of alcohol was illegal. The 1920's also was called the roaring 20's due to a cultural, social, and artistic boom that happened in American media.
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Answered By: Dan Pasnik - 9/20/2011
 
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