The Great Depression affected Alabama by devastating farming businesses and the manufacturing industries in larger cities such as Birmingham. The beginning of the Great Depression as far as Alabama is concerned had no of... More »

Government programs like the New Deal helped Americans cope with the Great Depression, which began on Oct. 29, 1929. People still found inexpensive ways to have fun, like social activities and movies. More »

The Great Depression caused many people to lose their sources of income and become impoverished. Birth rates dropped because people could not afford to care for children, and divorce rates dropped because people could no... More »

As of 2015, the five most populous cities in Alabama are Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile, Huntsville and Tuscaloosa. The next five most populous cities are Hoover, Dothan, Decatur, Auburn and Madison. More »

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A major cause of overproduction in the early 1900s was the boost new technology available to farms, businesses and homes, however this overproduction did not occur during the Great Depression. Actually, it was one of the... More »

The Great Depression had a huge social and psychological impact on people as a result of the loss of income (and concomitant increase in poverty), the loss of income potential, the need for migration, and the length of t... More »

The Creek originally lived in permanent farming communities situated on rivers and streams in what is now northern Georgia and eastern Alabama. Large buffer zones separated individual chiefdoms. Relations with European s... More »

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