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Farming Crisis

Although we say, “We learn history to not repeat the past”, we always somehow end up reversing that statement. In Natalie Kitroeff and Geoffrey Mohan’s article, … 281 more words


Differences in Political Responses to the Great Depression and the Recession of 2008 in Canada

I wrote this essay for my history class a year ago in grade 10, back when we studied the 20th century. There were several prompts to choose from, and I ended up writing about the changes or improvements in the political responses towards the Great Depression as opposed to the more recent Recession of 2008. 845 more words

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65 Pieces of Survival Wisdom From the Great Depression

By: The Survival Mom

It was the best of times, it was the very worst of times. America’s Great Depression of the 1930s was a time of starvation and subsistence survival for many families. 1,777 more words


Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning Rebroadcast on PBS

As we nervously anticipate the Federal cuts in funding for women’s and low-income services, health care, the arts, public TV production and programming, I salute tonight’s timely PBS rebroadcast of  1,039 more words


A minimal meal

For a week, the whole house feels pain of one kind or another. Delma’s in one bed crying, Dad’s moaning and cussing in his. But the only sickness Mother and I feel is a mean rumbling in our bellies from lack of food. 272 more words

Daily Prompt

Essay Due Monday, March 27

How “revolutionary” was the New Deal? Evaluate the significant changes that it brought and determine how different the nation became because of it.

Make sure to have a 4-8 sentence introduction paragraph AND a clear thesis statement.   9 more words

Laborers' Wages Finally Increased? 

Written by Natalie Kitoeff and Geoffrey Mohamed Wages rise on California farms. Americans still don’t want the job. emphasizes the amount of labor forces needed in California. 202 more words