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The 1920's and 1930's

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FC: The 20s and 30s

1: The "Roaring 20s". People were spending money, partyinng and enjoying life. We made much of our money by investing in stock. The stock market just keeps going up. Also we payed by using credit for the first time.

2: We women were out for the first time. We were in bars, smoking, getting our head shaved and wearing make-up.

3: The Jazz Age: Flappers

4: The economy was booming. We were always shopping and spending. We were able to have many luxuries.

5: The Glory Days

6: Our beautiful home, in a town close to the city.

7: Our first, and only car. It was a great and useful purchase from Ford.

8: Today we took a trip to the museam of art and music. It was so fun!

9: We recently saw a show for the first time in the nice theater.

10: We finally got a chance to see a movie at the drive in. It was a different experience, but it was something we did every Friday night with our friends.

11: Life was paradise. | Life was paridise.

12: Scratch that! The Stock Market crashed today!! Our lifestyle is just about to crack. Since we made most of our money by investing in stocks we lost all of our money. We went from being so wealthy to having nothing.

13: We both lost our jobs today. Were so scared about whats going to go next!

14: We lost everything. It all happened so fast. It wasn't expected at all. We have no money. We even had to wait on a bread line today so we wouldn't starve.

15: We had to sell apples to make just enough money to get by.

17: We owe so much money! Its in our dreams thinking were going to be able to pay everything.

18: We lost our house and were left on the street. We had to live on a bench because we had no money to stay anywhere else.

19: Today we were lucky enough to sleep in a tent outside. It was so uncomfortable and buggy from the trees.

20: Many men are killing themselves because they lost their jobs and have NO money to support their families.

21: With FDR's New Deal programs, life is getting a little better. God bless him!

22: The New Deal FDR'S 3 R's | 1. Relief - Immediate action taken to halt the economies deterioration. 2. Recovery - "Pump - Priming" Temporary programs to restart the flow of consumer demand. 3. Reform - Permanent programs to avoid another depression and insure citizens against economic disasters.

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Syd and Tiff
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