Of Mice and Men

By Abby L. and Natalie O.

The Great Depression

From 1929-1939, the longest lasting, darkest time occurred and it was considered as The Great Depression. Throughout the decade leading up to the Great Depression, there was economical weakness in farms, car manufacturing, and even residential construction. Each year, the US was falling more and more into debt in stock markets. The Great Depression mainly had to do with the fact of how there were so many people who were unemployed and all of the hardship.

The American Dream an Ethos of the US

The American Dream was a set of ideals relating to success and/or prosperity that one believes in such as democracy, rights, or liberty. This is where the Declaration of Independence states that all men were created equal in hopes that someday our nation would be completely fair in rights and liberty.
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John Steinbeck

Who is John Steinbeck? John Steinbeck is an author with many novels. Besides Of Mice and Men he wrote The Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden, and The Pearl, just to name a few. For a grand total of twenty-seven books which are sixteen novels, six non-fiction books, and five short story collections.

Even though everyone is familiar with the images below, they still represent America. Any American would be able to say that because of how classic they are.