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1. After you have completed your research and examined first-hand accounts of people who lived through the Great Depression, write a detailed summary of your findings, highlighting at least three examples. Include information on these topics:
• The impact that the Great Depression had on the people you studied. For example: What actions did the people take to survive, cope with poverty, pay bills, remain in their homes or on their farms, etc.?
• The purposes or goals of the New Deal programs you researched. For example: Was the program geared at providing relief, recovery, or reform? What actions were taken to accomplish its goal? What segments of society did it affect?
• The effect of the New Deal program on the lives of the people you studied. For example: Did the program help people and/or businesses? How long did it take for people to experience relief? Did the program have a lasting effect?
Answer: A lot of people stuck together to survive. They cut costs and only used things they absolutely needed and took any work they could find. The New deal cleaned up the financial mess and they were forced to stabilize the banks money. The New Deal created many jobs and build multiple new buildings and highways. For the most part people recovered, but it took time. It defiantly helped business. It created a lot of jobs. Some people took only a year to recover, others it took multiple years. The New Deal did help people and business. It made new opportunities and helped people recover.
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