Of Mice and Men
By: Briley and Gia
The Great Depression
President Franklin D Roosevelt helped lessen the worse effects through relief and reform measures. The economy did not fully recover until 1939 when World War two kicked pushed the demand in the American industry into high gear. The new need for supply in the war lead to employment and utilization.
The American Dream
During the 19th and 20th century the American Dream has also been known as the ‘Get Rich Quick’ scheme. But the truth is that there are only three ways the live the dream: big time game shows, winning the lottery, or compensation lawsuits. Most people view it as the more hard work you put in, it has the potential to lead to happiness, being successful, and that feeling of ‘Living the dream’.
John wrote his first novel, Cup of Gold, in 1929. He met a women named Carol Henning shorty after writing his book and they fell in love and got married in 1930. Eventually he wrote many books and one even ended up on Broadway; Of Mice and Men. He and his wife were having troubles and soon divorced in 1943. John later married Gwyn Conger and they had his only children, John and Thomas. He wrote many, many more novels and scripts. He passed away after a period of mini-strokes in his home on December 10, 1968.