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hoovervilles a hooverville was an area of a city where poor, homeless people built shacks to live in during the Great Depression. Hoovervilles were named after President Hoover.
insurance Insurance is protection against property loss or damage.
invest To invest is to buy something or to put money into a business in order to make more money.
migrant farm worker A migrant farm worker is a person who goes from farm to farm looking for work.
minority A minority is a group that is thought to be different than the larger group it is a part of because of race or religion.
pensions A pension is a sum of money paid regularly to a person after he or she has retired from a job.
polio Polio is a disease that is caused by a virus. it leads to paralysis and mainly affects children.
recovery a recovery is a return to normal conditions.
stock market A stick market is a place where stocks are traded.
veterans A veteran is a person who has been in the armed forces.
Totalitarian totalitarian governments are led by dictators
facist a facist is a member of the facist party.
Nazi A Nazi is a member of the Nazi party
anti-semitism Anti-semitism is the hatred of jews.
persecuted To persecute is to harm someone because of their beliefs.
concentration camps A place where jews and other people were prisoners during ww2.
axis nations germany italy and japan formed an aliance called the axis
civilians a civilian is who is not in the military.
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