Depression Era Standards of Living and Lifestyle
What did the depression mean to typical Americans in terms of standard of living and lifestyle? Who suffered most? How do you think you would have responded to the sudden loss of income or standard of living?© SolutionLibrary Inc. solutionlibary.com 9836dcf9d7 https://solutionlibrary.com/history/north-american-history/depression-era-standards-of-living-and-lifestyle-7g19
You might also suggest that it also meant large scale unemployment and major economic losses. Research shows that "In the United States the per capita income fell from about $700 in 1929 to some $400 in 1933" (http://mars.wnec.edu/~grempel/courses/world/lectures/depressionresults.html). You might also comment that American industrial output was cut in half ...