In 1934, the Great Terror began in the Soviet Union and Mao Tse-tung began the Long March in China.
The Dust Bowl in the Great Plains made the Great Depression worse as families lost their livelihoods.
Definition: a generic term for base metal alloys used in costume jewelry manufacture; while it is most often plated with gold or silver, during the 1930s many pieces were left unplated as a cost-saving measure and collectors refer to these pieces as "pot metal" when describing them; pot metal usually has a dull finish akin to pewter when left unplated.
Also Known As: base metal Examples: Angela learned the term pot metal not only refers to base metal alloys used to manufacture costume jewelry but also to unplated pieces dating to the 1930s.
The boyish look of the 1920s evolved into a softer, more natural look in the 1930s.
Natural waistlines and curves were en vogue, but the long, slim look of the 1920s persisted.
With insufficient understanding of the ecology of the plains, farmers had conducted extensive deep plowing of the virgin topsoil of the Great Plains during the previous decade; this had displaced the native, deep-rooted grasses that normally trapped soil and moisture even during periods of drought and high winds.
The Dust Bowl has been the subject of many cultural works, notably the novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) by John Steinbeck, the folk music of Woody Guthrie, and photographs depicting the conditions of migrants by Dorothea Lange.The dating world has never been an easy and comfortable place.There have always been hidden rules and etiquette that make us look back and wonder if we did everything correctly. The year 1933 was one for the history books: New President Franklin D.Roosevelt launched the New Deal, Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor of Germany, and the first Nazi concentration camp was established. S., Wiley Post flew around the world in 8.5 days, and the Loch Ness monster was first spotted.