GREAT DEPRESSION AND TKAM BOOK

BY AMIL CERVANTES

THE GREAT DEPRESSION

THE GREAT DEPRESSION WAS IN THE LATE 1920's AND ENDED IN 1939. THIS ECONOMIC DOWN FALL HAD MANY REASONS FOR ITS CAUSE. THE EFFECT, 13-15 MILLION PEOPLE ARE UNEMPLOYED IN AMERICA CRIME IS AT AN ALL TIME HIGH AND TO TRUST IN THE GOVERNMENT IS AL AN ALL TIME LOW. TWO MEN FIXED THIS PROBLEM.
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THE MAFIA

THE MAFIA WAS A GROUP OF ORGANIZED GROUP OF CRIMINALS THAT STARED IN THE 1920's. THEY COMMITTED MANY CRIMES LIKE BOOTLEGGING (MAKING ILLEGAL ALCOHOL), OWNING SPEAKEASIES, AND MURDER. DUE TO HOLLY WOOD THEY WERE SEEN AS OUTLAW HERO'S SIMILAR TO BILLY THE KID. THESE MOVIES ALSO SHOW HOW CORRUPT THE GOVERNMENT REALLY WAS, BUT MANY ITALIAN AMERICANS DISLIKED THESE MOVIES AND WANTED THEM TO STOP BEING MADE. ONE OF THE MOST NOTORIOUS MAFIA BOSSES KNOW IS AL CAPONE, HE MADE 60 MILLION OF OF BOOTLEGGING.

THE MAFIA ALSO SAVED AMERICA BY THEIR CRIMES. THEY ABOLISHED THE 18 AMENDMENT MAKING THE 21 AMENDMENT. THIS MADE BARS, BREWING FACTORIES, AND COMPANIES., WITCH IN TURN MADE JOBS AND FACTORIES TO MAKE THE MACHINES.

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PROHIBITION

THE 18TH AMENDMENT WAS MADE IN 1929 BEFORE THE DEPRESSION BUT WHEN INTO EFFECT A YEAR LATTER. THIS AMENDMENT WAS HATED BY MANY BECAUSE IT MADE ALCOHOL ILLEGAL SO THE MADE THEIR OWN. THIS CAUSE MANY PROBLEMS SO THE GOVERNMENT DECIDED TO REPEL THE AMENDMENT.THIS CAUSED MORE JOBS.

THE EFFECTS OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND HOW IT WAS FIXED

THE GREAT DEPRESSION AFFECTED MOST AMERICANS DUE TO THE LACK OF AVAILABLE JOBS IN AMERICA, THIS LEFT MORE THAN 20% OF THE NATION WITH OUT WORK STRUGGLING TO GET BY. THESE PEOPLE WERE SAVED BY PRESIDENT F.D.R. AND HERBERT HOOVER. ROOSEVELT AND HOOVER MADE JOBS FOR THE UN-EMPLOYED THUS MAKING MORE MONEY SPREAD IN THE ECONOMY. ANOTHER MAN THAT SAVED AMERICA WAS HITLER. HE MADE WORLD WAR II AND MADE A HIGH DEMAND FOR GUNS AND OTHER MACHINES FOR THE WAR.

CONNECTION TO THE BOOK

ON PAGE 247 CHAPTER 26 CECIL JACOBS BRINGS UP HITLER AND THE WAR, "WELL ANYWAY, OLD ADOLPH HITLER HAS BIN AFTER THE JEWS AND IS PUTTING THEM IN PRISONS AND HE IS TAKING AWAY ALL OF THEIR PROPERTY AND HE WONT LET ANY OF THEM OUT OF THE COUNTRY AND HE IS WASHING THE FEEBLE MINDED."

THE DEPRESSION WAS ALSO PRESENTED THROUGH OUT THE STORY WHEN THEY TALK ABOUT HOW ALMOST EVERY ONE IS POOR.