# What was a “hooverville”? a. a new vacuum-based cleaning technology b. a big-city neighborhood that

What was a “hooverville”? a. a new vacuum-based cleaning technology b. a big-city neighborhood that was home to many writers c. an affluent area in which the wealthy and powerful sealed themselves off from the poor and working classes d. an impoverished shanty town named for the president who was unable to fix the economic crisis

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1. jj1077348 says:

D ) was a shanty town built during the Great Depression by the homeless in the United States of America. They were named after Herbert Hoover, who was President of the United States of America during the onset of the Depression and was widely blamed for it.

2. Expert says:

This would be third person because they are using the correct pronouns that belongs to third person like he, the name, etc

3. Expert says:

uncanny would be like unlucky or disaster. you can look for more in the dictionary or if you have text book then turn to a. 17 but it's different with textbooks.

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4. noahdeem135 says:

D. —Hoovervilles arose during the Great Depression in the United States as a place for people, often impoverished by the Depression, to live. The president at the time of the Depression was Hebert Hoover, and because people blamed him for it, these shantytowns were called Hoovervilles.