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Unformatted text preview: 40%. Nine million savings accounts closed between 1930 and 1933 because the American people needed their money to live on. There were 273,000 families evicted from their homes in 1932 because they had no way to make the payment. There were two million homeless people migrating around the country. Over 60% of Americans put into categories by the federal government in 1933 and the most popular was the poor Americans. In the last prosperous year (1929), there were 279,678 immigrants recorded, but in 1933, only 23,068 came to the U.S. In the early 1930s, more people emigrated from the U.S. than immigrated to it. The U.S. government sponsored a Mexican Repatriation program, which intended to encourage people to voluntarily move to Mexico, but thousands, including some U.S. citizens, deported against their will. Many people became ill with diseases such as tuberculosis (TB). The 1930 U.S. Census determined the U.S. population to be 122,775,046. About 40% of the population was under 20 years....
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2011 for the course XECO 212 taught by Professor Cohen during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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