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lRiding the Rails 1. What were the reasons some of the teenagers left home to ride the rails? find adventures, looking for jobs, they just ran away 2. What steps did teens have to take to adapt to life “on the road”? 3. How and why was the experience of riding the rails different for African- Americans? 4. What kind of experiences (good and bad) did teens have while riding the
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Unformatted text preview: rails? 5. What effects did the Great Depression have on the everyday lives of ordinary Americans, particularly young people? 6. How could riding the rails be more difficult for girls? How did their experiences differ from boys? 7. How could life n the road inspire young people to embrace radical political views?...
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