How Does Seabiscuit Provide Hope To America

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In 1929, the stock market plummeted and sent America into a downward spiral of poverty. Just as it happened, a gleam of hope arose in people’s hearts, turning their spirits around for the better. Seabiscuit, a story written by Laura Hillenbrand, tells the true story of a race horse. The winning race horse, Seabiscuit, captured many American’s hearts during the time of the Great Depression. In Seabiscuit, the famous horse provided the public with much-needed hope, a relatable figure, and support.
Seabiscuit provided hope to America because he accomplished what he wanted even when times were tough. “At the sound of the bell, Seabiscuit bounded forward” (238). He was an inspiration to them because he was determined to win. He had a background