How Did The Great Depression Affect Women In The 1930s

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Maybe people care a lot about what other people think; or, maybe they just do not care at all. Some people live by what other people want or think is “normal.” Other people live the way they want to live and do not care about the things other people want them to be. Women tend to struggle with this alot. Stereotypes, inequalities, and politics were not things women in the 1930s wanted to live by; although, they managed to make it better for themselves through political action over time. *SOCIAL* Gender roles and education was something people worried about, so they decided to take action (Flannery).Lots of people (especially women) felt like they had to follow gender roles in society. Lots of men felt like they were the ones that had to…show more content…
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