Depression led to poverty

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  • Created on: 30-05-13 21:34
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  • Depression: Led to poverty
    • Unemployment
    • Homelessness
      • People lost their jobs
      • Fell behind mortgage repayments
      • Forced to sell homes or hand over to banks
      • Built shanty towns - nicknamed Hoovervilles
    • Many people moved to seek work
      • Some fathers abandoned families in search of work
    • Marriages delayed and birth rate fell


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