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For many people in the 1930s living conditions were not as adequate as they needed to be The stock market had just crashed in 1928 and the US was in the midst of the Great Depression Many people suffered from lack of money and many others suffered from lack of food One group of people who suffered greatly during this time period were the southern share croppers Factors that caused the substandard living conditions of the southern share croppers in the 1930s include lack of education poor health care and inadequate living facilities The first factor that caused the substandard living conditions of the southern share croppers was their lack of education There were several reasons the share croppers didnt get the education they needed One main reason was because many children didnt go to school Harold Walker writes that Southern cotton states ranked lower in rate of attendance for each student enrolled than any of the other states in the nation 4 A factor that contributed to this was their excessive mobility which inhibited many children from going to school Corder 27 It is common knowledge that any child who constantly moves around will not be able to attend school on a regular basis and even if they go to a school when they get a chance they will be so far behind they would have a difficult time catching up Another factor that impeded on a childs attendance at school was the fact that they never went to school when there was cotton to be picked Walker 8 This may not seem like a large task but some times it could take weeks to pick all the cotton These few weeks that a child spent picking cotton was valuable learning time and missing it could put a child too far behind to catch up Another reason share croppers didnt get the education they needed was because many
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