by Maggie & Maureen

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The year 1934 is a very interesting year and has many different events. There are a lot of different inventions that are made and significant people in our history that lived in 1934. The Dust Bowl in the west is driving framers our of business. This is The Great Depression. President Roosevelt is working on "The New Deal" to help the economy and to help people find jobs. The Securities and Exchange Commission, Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Housing Authority are all created to help people. There are also many events in world history that are happening, many other countries are suffering from a depression. WWII is approaching due to tensions in Europe. In the 30s, jazz and other new ideas are coming into every day life including changes in fashion. The '30s are a very interesting and important time in American history and 1934 contribute a lot to the events of the '30s.

7th Annual Academy Awards
Best Picture: It Happened One Night
Best Actor: Charles Laughton in It Happened One Night
Best Actress: Claudette Colbert in It Happened One Night

 

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