Homes and Families Long Ago by ewghwehws

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									 Homes and Families
     Long Ago
How families and homes looked
           long ago
              Homes
• Homes were built
  so that families
  could raise their
  own food.
• Most families lived
  on farms.
Homes
    • Homes were very
      simple.
    • They built their
      own homes.
Homes
    • They used
      materials around
      them.
    • Many homes were
      one room.
Families and Homes

            They all shared a
            common sleeping
            area.
Families
       Sometimes more
       than one family
       would share a home
       until another house
       could be built.
             Families

They had big families
 with many children.
            Families
Grandparents, aunts,
 and uncles many
 times lived in the
 same house.
   Children and Families
• Children were
  treated very
  differently from
  today.
• Many times they
  performed jobs
  that were
  dangerous and
  hard.
Children and Families
            • It took everyone
              to make the farms
              run.
            • Children were
              expected to work
              like the parents.
            Credits
• Library of Congress
• American Memory

								
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