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Last Hired, First Fired: How the Great Depression Affected African Americans. While no group escaped the economic devastation of the Great Depression, few suffered more than African Americans, who ...

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The Great Depression brought a rapid rise in the crime rate as many unemployed workers resorted to petty theft to put food on the table. Suicide rates rose, as did reported cases of malnutrition. Prostitution was on the rise as desperate women sought ways to pay the bills.

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FAMILY AND HOME, IMPACT OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION ONThe Great Depression challenged American families in major ways, placing great economic, social, and psychological strains and demands upon families and their members. Families of various class, ethnic, racial, and regional backgrounds, exhibiting various styles of marital and familial relationships, responded in different manners to the ...

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How did agencies created during the Hundred Days affect the Great Depression? x.They strengthened all the failing banks of the country, restoring Americans' confidence in banking. How was American handling of the crises of World War One and the Great Depression similar?

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The Great Depression of 1929 devastated the U.S. economy. Half of all banks failed. Unemployment rose to 25 percent and homelessness increased. Housing prices plummeted 30 percent, international trade collapsed by 60 percent, and prices fell 10 percent per year. It took 25 years for the stock market to recover.

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In most affected countries, the Great Depression was technically over by 1933, meaning that by then their economies had started to recover. Most did not experience full recovery until the late 1930s or early 1940s, however. The United States is generally thought to have fully recovered from the Great Depression by about 1939.

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The Great Depression of the 1930s hit Mexican immigrants especially hard. Along with the job crisis and food shortages that affected all U.S. workers, Mexicans and Mexican Americans had to face an additional threat: deportation. As unemployment swept the U.S., hostility to immigrant workers grew ...

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Social Effects of the Great Depression for kids: The Presidents during the Great Depression The economic decline was triggered by the Wall Street Crash on October 29, 1929. Republican Herbert Hoover served in office from March 4, 1929 to March 4, 1933 and was blamed for the economic bust and its disastrous social effects on the American population. ...

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THE GREAT Depression of the 1930s was catastrophic for all workers. But as usual, Blacks suffered worse, pushed out of unskilled jobs previously scorned by whites before the depression.

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The majority of people were negatively affected financially, although some extremely wealthy people were able to escape unscathed. The Great Depression had residual effects lasting well after it ended. Many people who lived through the Great Depression stuck to frugal habits, hoarded food and distrusted banks and the stock market.