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The 1920's: A Case Study

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As the late 1920s rolled around there was a financial crash changing many families lives. It brought forth the Great Depression, followed by the Dust bowl in the 1930s. Families fell into poverty making it difficult for parents to provide for their children. The White House initiated a conference on child health and protection. This conference brought about rehabilitation projects like Work Progress Administration. This allowed for mothers who were active club members or part of the parent teachers association to learn about home management practices. Although this was a struggling time for families, parents maintained involvement with parent education(Berger page 62). Parents were the determining factor for what their child would become.
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