Life During The Great Depression

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Great Depression: By JoJo Hansford Have you ever wondered what it was like in the Great Depression? The Great Depression was a time of hardship for America. It lasted for 10 years, from 1929 to 1939. The Great Depression changed the lives of many Americans negatively. During this time, the people had a very limited amount of jobs, a limited amount of rain, and a absence of hope. First, it put many people out of jobs. For example, the text says, “The closing of the Old West Side Mine meant (anything but) a steady job for the next 8 months.” Work gets you money, which is very important to living a good life. So, having a job is very important. Next, the passage said there wasn’t much rain. Most people were farmers during the Depression, and
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