Although Odysseus was only supposed to be gone two weeks, it still caused worry and concern. Odysseus caused pain by being gone for twenty years. No one in the family knew where Odysseus was. He was assumed to be dead. Him being gone for twenty years, caused Telemachus to have an identity crisis.
The wages were poor and he hated the manner in which the camps were run. He noted feelings of mutual resentment in the camp, as the men were angered at the government’s way of handling the situation. Thus, to these men, the relief camps had a negative impact on Canadian society. The government had previously hoped that the camps would prevent the rise of communism. However, by grouping these men together, “Bennett basically provided basic training camps for the army of unemployed” (5).
Economic imbalances resulting from World War I was the main cause for the Great Depression. Consumers were unable to buy all the goods produced causing manufacturers to close businesses. Closing businesses resulted in a rise of unemployment, however, President Franklin D. Roosevelt created the New Deal as an effort to alleviate poverty and unemployment. President Roosevelt believed that it was essential for the government to protect the less fortunate and improve society . One of Roosevelt 's New Deal program, the Works Progress Administration (WPA), employed masses of people, saving them for poverty and despair.
Before he was a famous actor, he was a homeless man living in his car. Chris Pratt was homeless for many years, living off of others leftovers and small donations. He went through many hardships before landing a job as an actor, he lost his job, his licences and and almost his car. Despite his situation continued to dream of a brighter future and work hard. Many years after he landed his acting job, he would quote that his time being homeless, with all the hardships it caused him to endurer, it was the reason behind his strong work ethic.
Leeah Coady 1st hour Language Arts, Hobbs In the early 1930´s and late 1920's the Great Depression hit our economy hard, the stock market crashed and almost everyone was put out of business. Many things had happened during the Great Depression not only did many people get put out of business, many people got put out of their homes because all of the banks closed know one was allowed to access their money. As time went by during the Great Depression many people were not only becoming homeless and jobless but, many began to starve because lack of money. During the Great Depression to add on to all the chaos we had the election for out new president, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt was determined to put people back in their homes, get
That was not easy and very expensive. My health declined because I wasn’t getting enough sleep—or enough to eat—because I was too tired working all day and staying up all night with my son. I eventually ended up in a hospital for a week because I got so sick. My son
many as a failure and therefore, trapping tens of thousands of low-income families in unsafe neighborhoods. The Clinton Administration, in 1994, proposed to end almost all subsidized housing construction programs and transition those needing housing assistance to housing vouchers instead. The role that the federal government has taken in assisting the private sector in its profit-making ventures has created a lack of access to affordable housing for the poor. There are about 1.3 million public housing units in the U.S., however, this number is decreasing due to the number of run-down apartments that are being demolished and not being replaced (Heintze et al, 2006). The National Commission of Severely Distressed Housing, whose main purpose was to closely examine public housing, was to identify both problems and solutions to the housing issues.
Great Depression The Great Depression was from October 29, 1929 – 1939 was long and hard. Everybody lost their money home and food belongings. You either had to sleep under a bridge or in a box car. And, to make money people would cut kids hair for just 10 cents each or paint an entire house for 20cents. When people became homeless.
I am no stranger to the term of adversity or its connection to my life. Through my 11th grade year my family and I were put in a position where we were, by definition, homeless. We were previously renting a home and the owner’s husband died leading her to want to sell the home. We were forced to move out because we could not afford to buy the house and we hotel hopped for months and for a period of time lived in my aunt’s home with her and my two cousins. The time spent was long and difficult.
The final area I researched dealt with the effects on President Hoover’s presidency. During his presidency there was strong opinion he was to blame for the horrible economy because he did little to nothing to help improve people situation. As a result people started to refer to items using his name snidely. An example were Hooverville’s where the homeless population lived in communities of tin structures and had no access to heat, water, or the newly introduced electricity. A few other examples included Hoover blankets, newspapers that were used as blanket, and Hoover flags, an empty pocket turned inside out.