The Effect Of The Great Depression On Chicago Public Schools

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The Great Depression, left the country in the worst economic crisis that any countries had seen, leaving a scar on the American society and culture. The Great Depression had also affect the public schools especially Chicago Public School, causing problems that even today we are still experiencing. The primary document I have choose is Chicago Public School and the Depression Years of 1928-1937 by Lyman B. Burbank. This primary document is interesting as I, myself went to a Chicago public school, both elementary and high school, and to see how the system has fail and how different mayors throughout the great depression tried to fix the problems.
Lyman B. Burbank’s purpose of writing this document is to show how the financial difficulties took
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