Still Suffering From The Great Depression Since The Early 1800s

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Out of all the articles I read I felt more drawn into the article that explained are still suffering from the Great Depression since the early 1800s. The United States has always been In a Drought you would think by now the economy would be at its best, but it’s not. Gas prices are still high and almost half of the nation is unemployed. Most jobs require a Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree which is hard for the average American to receive based on the average cost of Tuition. In 1999, Eighty million people were living pay check to pay check. Today 73 percent of the Economy live pay check to pay check. Statically speaking, only one in four Americans have enough money in their savings account to cover at least six months of expenses, medical emergency or some other unexpected event, according to a survey conducted by CNBC news channel back In 2014. 27% of those in the survey had no savings at all. Also stated in the Survey More than 3.5 million people are homeless or has experienced been homeless within the past 10 years. 23 percent of those that are homeless are US military veterans.

The Great Depression was a very hard time for many Americans. Dust bowls swept across the west and took out large farms causing farm production to decrease rapidly. It left Millions of Americans out of work. It’s also sad that the Younger generation is going to be affected by the early mistakes the government has caused against the economy. You would think after decades the economy should be up…

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