Monetary assistance
Relief
Welfare
Dole
October 1929 to the late 1930s
Great Depression
A place for homeless men during the depression
Relief Camp
the action of forbidding something, especially by law.
Prohibition
the action of coming to live permanently in a foreign country.
Immigration
a plant-eating insect with long hind legs
Grasshoppers
the goods or merchandise kept on the premises of a business or warehouse and available for sale or distribution.
stocks
a place where free food is served to those who are homeless or destitute.
soup kitchen
add (an amount of money) to an account
Credit
a person who runs errands, especially on a movie set or in an office.
Gophers
A Bennett buggy was a term used in Canada during the Great Depression to describe a car which had its engine and windows taken out and was pulled by a horse.
Bennett buggy
October 29, 1929. On this date, share prices on the New York Stock Exchange completely collapsed, becoming a pivotal factor in the emergence of the Great Depression.
Black tuesday
a homeless person; a tramp or vagrant.
Hobos
A film from 1997
Riding the rails
a prolonged absence of something specified.
Drought
a largely semi-arid steppe region in the Prairie Provinces of Western Canada that was determined to be unsuitable for agriculture because of its unfavourable climate.
Palliser triangle
A person who is a lawyer
R.B. bennett

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