There were plenty of fresh farms available, but once the city became more suburbanized and populated, certain ethnicities are not able to reach healthy, fresh grocery stores. In some cases, the only food available is fast food restaraunts running down streets. Without helathy food, the death rate, and the health rate increase rapidly. All of theses causes lead to homlessness, unemployment and other life risking factors.
Obama offered proof that "the land of the free" has reached a good promise of equality.
Illegal drugs and crime have brought numerous blacks into jail and have kept several blacks in poverty. The reagan administration seized this development by hiring staff whose job was to publicize crack babies, mothers, whores or any other violent crack activity. The whole goal was to make inner city crack abuse a media sensation, reach out to the public and hope for public support.
The Great Society was led by Lyndon B Johnson. He took over US presidency after Kennedy's death. He did not consider vietnam a priority but did consider the society and social problems more important. Johnson had reveresed Kennedy's policy from Vietnam in withdrawing 1,000 troops by the end of 1963.
WW2 ended which meant thousands of jobs ended and many Ameicans went unemployed yet again. Suburbanization took place which meant that inner cities recieved a lot less attention, including money and job wise. Segregation also took a mjor toll. Certain ethnic groups were treated terribly which meant a whole population was left homless without money or jobs.
FDR created the New Deal which was supposed to increase government spending. The New Deal focused on the "3 R's". These were releif, recovery and reform. The relief was for the homless and unemployed. The recovery was for balancing the economy levels and the reform was for the finacial system so there was not a repeat of the great depression.
WW2 ended the great despression because the military opened up so many job oppurtunities in so many career fields that i was almost impossible for a man not able to recieve a job.
Several Americans lost economical and educational opportunites which led to many uneducated people. After the stock market crash, several people lost all their life savings that were kept in banks. Resources were rare, and sometimes not even reachable. Soup kitches opened, which abled homless people to recieve at least a minimum amount of food to survive. Another effect that took a major toll was there was massive dislocation.
The economy was rapidly growing postiviely with automobiles, televisions and telephones being built. By the summer of 1929, it was clear to people that the economy was falling and unsettling prices were being brought to attention. On Black Thursday, stocks started to plummet and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell about 23%. MANY americans lost their momey and started to panic.
Banks failed to return money to the rightful owners, so many Americans never got any money back and went completely broke.