answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer
Answer

The middle classes were still there during the Great Depression. Any suggestion that everyone was reduced to grinding poverty is inaccurate.

The difference during the Depression was that employment was very much lower, so that the number of "middle class" individuals decreased as a percentage of the population. Many of those who were still working also received less income, and the availability of consumer goods was sharply diminished.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2009-12-20 19:04:46
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Biology

20 cards

What were the two most influential early civilizations on the European continent

What is an example of an artifact

What were key features of early civilizations

In 1929 why did the stock market crash

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
3.88
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
42 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why was there no middle class in the Great Depression?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

How did the Great Depression affect the middle class?

The Great Depression caused middle class families to lose their homes and possessions. They would have likely lost jobs that allowed them to have their homes and possessions.


Are we in a depression right now and will it get like the Great Depression in 1939?

We are more in a recession, not a real depression, but it will have similar characteristics due to the government because the government will take control of everything and eliminate the middle class in a Marxist fashion. Like in the Great Depression, there is only really rich, and poor.


What are examples of middle class in The Great Gatsby?

A great example to represent the middle class in The Great Gatsby is, The Valley of Ashes.


What was the unemployment percentage during the Great Depression according to class of society?

The unemployment rate was 25% during the Great Depression.


Were Bonnie and Clyde alive in the Great Depression?

Yes, since both died in 1934, right in the middle of the Great Depression.


How did The Great Depression affect the lower class?

They lost their jobs.


Was the new deal successful in getting the nation out of the depression?

The great amount of jobs created were the basis for our middle class to stabilize themselves and the job was completed by WWII!


What effect did the Great Depression have on the economic policy of the US?

In 1935 FDR signed a Presidential order legalizing collective bargaining. This was the beginning of the middle class in America.


How was the middle class affected during the great depression?

many middle class that had money in the stock market suffered lost money became drifters others lived in hoovervilles and others had low paying jobs that just barely kept them going


How did the great depression impact the working class?

they lost jobs and money


What drinks could the people afford or have after the Great Depression?

Horse sperm shots were fairly common among the middle and upper class after the great depression, if horses werent avaliable they would mix their own sperm with urine and share it with the other people in their household. ;)


What was life like before the depression?

Life in the South for the upper middle class was carefree

People also asked