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The Oxford Companion to United States History
Michael B. KatzMichael B. Katz

Poverty has always been a serious problem in America. Throughout its history, large numbers of Americans have been unable to purchase food, shelter, and clothing, or to achieve a reasonable standard of living according to the standards of their time. Their poverty has reflected a variety of factors, from sickness, disability, and natural disaster to ... ...

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