The Great Depression
The Great Depression was one of the the worst historical events that happened in the United States. There were three main reason the Great Depression occurred, First the stock market crashed, many people who had stocks tried to sell their stocks but no one bought them, stock prices plummeted and people who wanted to become rich became really poor. Second the dust bowl occurred where the weather conflicted many farmers income because they has no rain or good soil to plant crops. Finally many people did not have jobs they were unemployed and couldn't find jobs to get money.
A great author know for his book Of mice and men who was born in salinas,California. He lived from 1902 to 1968. He graduated from Stanford university. Then he moved to New York and establish himself as a free-lance writer, but he failed and returned to California.He was widely known with Tortilla Flat (1935), a series of humorous stories about Monterey paisanos.