Skid Row is a road in Los Angeles, where many homeless people live throughout. It has one of the largest population of homeless people in the United States. The population of homeless people living on Skid row is about 7,000 - 8,000.
The crash of the NYSE in 1929 marked the beginning of the Great Depression. It was a financially devastating time for Americans. It included numerous loss of jobs, poverty, and violence. It effected millions of people and families throughout the U.S.
The potato famine in Ireland is when many people suffered from hunger because of the disease that started to grow on the potatoes in Ireland. Potatoes were countries main crop and when they lost it many problems started. A lot of people didn't have food or money because of the jobs that had to do with the crop.