They exist becuase amny people are morving from the county side to find a better living but when they get there they have nothing so they have to start for nothing. finding materials from scraps.
Asked in Brazil
How do places change by people migrating to shanty towns?
Peaple move to shanty towns because it's the only place they can go, as people move in the shanty towns will expand. ...
Asked in The Great Depression
Shanty towns that sprang up during the Great Depression were popularly known as?
Shanty towns that sprang up during the great depression were popularly known as? Hoovervilles ...
What was the name given to shanty towns in the Depression Era?
During the depression, shanty towns were sometimes called tent cities and sometimes Hoovervilles for President Herbert Hoover who was blamed for the depression. ...
Asked in Sociology
Why do people live in shanty towns?
Many people are tricked into living in shanty towns as they come from different cities in hope of finding a job .Unfortunatly when they arrive they see there are people in worse off conditions then them .They dont have enough money to go back home as they have used it all to get to the shanty towns.The only way to stay alive is if they stay in the shanty towns and find some possibility of work. ...
Asked in Brazil, Hobbies & Collectibles
What do they eat in shanty towns?
A shanty town is a place that can be considered a squatters settlement. The dwellings are often made from scraps of wood, metal and plastic. People who live there generally eat whatever they can find. Some shanty towns grow their own vegetable gardens for food. ...
What are Shanty Towns?
Shanty towns were communities of people who lived in cardboard box or other makeshift homes. Heya, Shanty towns are areas of low quality housing often found on the outskirts of cities in the poorer countries of the world! Most people come from the countryside looking for a better way of lie in the cities! hope this helps xx ...