Of Mice And Men Context Revision

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    • Set in America during the Great Depression of the 1930s
      • A series of droughts in the country meant that a dustbowl was created, causing crop failures.
      • Whole families had to move, and many headed West in search of work.
      • Refugee camps were created, and emergency accomodation sprang up.
      • There was no system of state relief, so many were forced to beg for the means to live.
      • Many people had to become migrant workers, moving ffrom ranch to ranch in search of work
    • Of Mice And Men

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shanij

Summarised the context of the time; extremely helpful - thanks!

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