Digging In Robert J. Hastings Analysis

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Kostandin Valle
Mr. Zoellner
English Language Arts II
26 August 2015
The Devastating Effects of the Great Depression Throughout life, many people go through some type of devastating or traumatic event that can change their lives forever. For the American people of the early to mid 1930’s, the Great Depression was one of these events. The Great Depression caused a major impact on all of America and affected the economy, the government, as well as the personal life of many Americans. In the passage “Digging In” by Robert J. Hastings, the author states that during the time of the Great Depression, businesses failed and a majority of all banks in the United States closed down. In addition, he states, “The closing of Old West Side Mine meant

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