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Jewish Life in America: During the Great Depression
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What was life like during the Great Depression? The 1930s were a difficult time for everyone. The stock market crashed,...
Jewish Life in America: During Colonial Times
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What was life like during colonial times? The first Jewish settlers in colonial America arrived in 1654. They came by...
Jewish Life in America: During the Civil War
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What was life like during the Civil War? From 1861 to 1865 the United States was at war—against itself—as the...
Jewish Life in America: In the Old West
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What was life like in the Old West? In the mid to late 1800s, thousands of people went out West...
Jewish Life in America: On the Lower East Side
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What was life like on the Lower East Side? From 1890 to 1920 millions of Jewish immigrants settled in New...