Living During The Great Depression Essay

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Could you imagine living in a world with limited electricity, food, water, and other daily necessities? This is the kind of world people had to live in during the Great Depression. The Great Depression was a dark period of time in which the economy collapsed. Many people lost their jobs and money, but the government tried to give hope. To lead off, the Great Depression put millions out of work. With no sustainable job, people did not have a steady source of income. Due to this, families tried their best to conserve money, such as the family in Passage 1. According to Robert J. Hastings, “we stopped the evening paper, turned off the city water and cleaned out our well, sold our four-door Model T touring car with the snap-on side curtains and

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