Social & Culture Effects Depression
By: Bethany Tuma
Good's and Bad's
-When many families were hopless, some families were strenghened throughout this crisist.
-Migrashion reshaped in Amaerica during this time as well.
-Some business's went up, some went way down and shut down.
Families going under
-Families had to deal with the suicide rate that continued to go up.
-Heath care was not a priority to people back in the day.
-Alcoholism raised with Americans seeking an outlet to escape.
- Just to have food at the table at night, people started stealing to put food in their stomach.
-Cigar smoking became more expensive so people switched to a cheaper cigarette.
-Higher Education remained out of reach for most Americans.
-Males stayed in school longer than females.
-The prospects of a YOUNG male getting a job, was so low chance, males decided to stay in school longer.
-Money for Education wasn't very rare. They didn't do it much.
-Marriages were delayed until young males were able to provide for a family.
-Divorce rates dropped in the 1930's.
-Birth rates fell a ton.
-Rates of abandonment raised as men chose the "poor man divorce" - they just ran away from their marriages.
-Americans learned about birth control and added expences of unexpected child.