Brighton Beach Memoirs

Great Depression

The Great Depression started between 1932 and 1933.Over 6,000 street vendors walked the streets of New York City in 1930 trying to sell apples for 5 cents each. President Herbert Hoover's name became synonymous with the hardships faced by many.  Soup was called "Hoover Stew," and shantytowns made of cardboard and sheets were called "Hoovervilles." Zippers became widely used because buttons became too expensive.Because the circulation of money was so low, the U.S. didn't mint nickels in 1932 or 1933. Thousands of homeless families camped out on the Great Lawn at Central Park in New York City, which was an empty reservoir during the Great Depression.

Colleges Of The 1930's

Undergraduate Schools Tuition is $400, which included the General Fee Full-Time Graduate Groups (Ph.D.): Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Tuition is $250, which included the General Fee. Education Tuition is $400, which included the General Fee, Fine Arts tuition is $400, which included the General Fee. Full-Time Graduate Groups/Professional Schools and Programs (selected non-Ph.D. programs): Dental Medicine: Tuition is $400, which included the General Fee. Law Tuition is $400, which included the General Fee, Medicine Tuition which is $500 (an increase of $100), which included the General Fee, Veterinary Medicine Tuition is $225.

Stan's Apology Letter

Dear Mr. Stroheim,

I am truly sorry for what happened, I shouldn't have said anything when you were getting mad at Andrew. I also Shouldn't have swept dirt on your shoes either. It's just that I've been going through a lot & i thought you were just picking on Andrew because he's colored. I am against that but i respect you & your actions.

I really need the job because things are hard with my family & we really need the money. I will work harder than i already do. You won't regret taking me back well if you do, i promise you that.

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