The Twenties and Thirties, Great Depression

The Twenties and Thirties, Great Depression


The Twenties and Thirties, Great Depression- Roaring Twenties
Milena Roljic
DeVry University Online
Professor Petrequin
February 07, 2008
The Twenties and Thirties, Great Depression- Roaring Twenties

Imagine for a moment, waking up one day to find yourself on a dirty floor, a pile of rags, or maybe even the street. You look down at yourself to find you're wearing the same clothes you wore yesterday, except they are completely filthy and have lots of holes in places like the knees and elbows. You have no access to a mirror to show you what you look like so you go to touch you hair with your hand and find it to be a pile of grease and dirt that obviously hasn't been washed in days, maybe even weeks.

You get up and start to head for work, or school, only to realize you have no place to go. The pain of hunger eats away at you, but you just ignore it knowing that there is nothing for you to eat and you have no money to buy any food. You have no job, no money, no family, no hope.
Welcome to the Depression.

The twenties and the thirties were very unusual time periods in American History. Let’s start with, known and familiar discussion, Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler these names are known for causing fear and paranoia in people of their time. These two men have forever changed the history of the world. Josef Stalin or Uncle Joe Stalin as his country knew him was seen to the Russian people as a savior and a heroic leader. Adolf Hitler was known as the `Father of the Final Solution', which killed nearly six million of the sick, gypsies, Jews, homosexuals, and handicapped. Stalin and Hitler were both evil men who gained their power by manipulating others to get what they wanted. Both men were cold and calculating when it came to getting what they wanted.

These two men had no respect for human life and did...

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