The Great Depression Timeline
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March 4, 1929
October 29, 1930
Herbet Hoover becomes the 31st president of the United states.
July 2, 1932
Stock markets miserably crash and this day became known as "the Great Crash".
March 4, 1933
Food riots began to break out in the United States.
September 1, 1939
Presidential candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt makes his "New Deal" speech. The New Deal becomes a game-changer.
The "First One Hundred Days" of Roosevelt's presidency begins. Over 15 new laws are quickly enacted to fight the Great Depression.
World War II seems to mark the end of the Great Depression. War jobs took care of the 17 million unemployed. The depression ends over the next several years as the U.S. builds up its armed forces.