The Great Depression - Daily Life in the City
1. True or False: Many people in the city grew their own food in a garden.
2. Where did poor hungry people go to get a free meal in the city?
a. Steak house
b. Grocery store
c. Soup kitchens
3. What was substituted for apples in Mock Apple Pie?
4. What material did people call Hoover leather when they used it to fix their shoes?
5. According to the article, why was soup a popular meal to feed the hungry and homeless?
a. Because you could add water to it and make more
b. Because everyone likes soup
c. It was easy to eat
d. Soup was more healthy than other foods
e. Because sandwiches were not invented yet
6. True or False: Despite the Great Depression, some children still attended school in the cities.
7. What were shantytowns that popped up during the Great Depression called?
8. How did most people travel in the city?
b. Horse and buggy
e. Public transportation
9. True or False: Everyone was homeless and starving during the Great Depression.
10. Hoovervilles were named after what U.S. president?
a. Woodrow Wilson
b. Gerald Ford
c. Herbert Hoover
d. Franklin Roosevelt
e. J. Edgar Hoover
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