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Explain why Hoovervilles were created.
Book: Children of the Great Depression by Russell Freedman pp. 18 – 23
Why were Hoovervilles created?
What were living conditions like for black people during the Great Depression? Why?
Why did people have to give up their homes?
What were “Hoovervilles”? Why did people end up in a Hooverville?
How does the illustration on pages 20-21 help the reader better understand Hoovervilles?
providing food and other things needed to live or be healthy
to not have a job
money that you earn from working
suffering or death cause by not having enough to eat
the act of forcing someone to leave a place where they live