Of Mice and Men - Context: Wall Street Crash and Migrant Workers

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The Wall Street Crash

Wall Street is the home of the American stock market. Here is where Americans bought
shares in companies and if the companies did well then the shares could be sold at a
profit. During the 1920's the America as a whole country was doing well…

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ranch would have the means to support themselves and maybe have a family as they
could support them as well as themselves.

Migrant Workers

Migrant workers, also known as itinerant workers, were people who travelled around
America looking for work. Many of these people were in this circumstance because of…




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