Poverty is general scarcity or the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money (people with $1.25 a day). It is a multifaceted concept, which includes social, economic, and political elements. Absolute poverty or destitution refers to the lack of means necessary to meet basic needs such as food, clothing and shelter. Absolute poverty is meant to be about the same independent of location. Relative poverty occurs when people in a country do not enjoy a certain minimum level of living standards as compared to the rest of the population and so would vary from country to country, sometimes within the same country.
Between 1929 and 1933 unemployment went from 3% to 25% and Poverty is the lack of basic human needs, such as clean and fresh water, nutrition, health care, education, clothing and shelter, because of the inability to afford them. Both of these sentences are like cause and affect when the unemployment goes up poverty happens.
Poverty isn't a term that comes up often in your average conversations. Are we afraid that if we talk about something bed might happen? Well, in actuality if we DON'T talk about it something bad has, is, and will continue to happen. We have to face it in order to overcome it, and facing it isn't something that is in many people's comfort zones.
Poverty is a huge part of today's society and more people in the world are considered "poor." In the 1930's, the Great Depression was a huge economic crisis that made people live in fear. This bag will contain the struggles and difficulties that people had to endure at this time.