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Life During the Great Depression
Life before the Great Depression
Stock Market Crash
By: Marco Magana
The year is 1928 and John is working in an assembly line at fords company.
Months later, a sudden decline is stock prices occurred causing a stock market crash in 1929. Therefore, John and his family decided to withdraw all their money from the bank.
By 1930 many banks across the United States began to fail caused by ¨Bank Runs.¨ Everyone began to withdraw their money from the bank at the same time. John lost all his money.
Later that same year, a period of severe dust storms damaged the ecology and agriculture of American prairies. This became known as the ¨Dust Bowl¨
In 1931, John loses his his job at ford and his family was evicted from their home because they were unable to pay the rent.