The Great Depression started with the stock market crash.
Oh no! I should've sold my stocks earlier, because now my stocks are worth significantly less!
Then, President Roosevelt proposed New Deal.
Hmmmm okay so this won't make us fully recover, but it'll still help. Sounds good to me.
Meanwhile, a Dust Bowl was going on
Water is becoming very scarce. ... I'm not sure if I'm going to make it... please lord just let it rain
At this time, World War II was still going on, which greatly impacted civilians.
Due to the shortage of money, I must join Tinker’s wartime workforce, so that I can earn enough money to support my family.
Leon C. “Red” Phillips, pushed balanced budget to try to end this economic depression.
This is briefly what the Great Depression was. (Disclaimer: I apologize for the historical inaccuracy of the clothing, backgrounds, etc. My options were very limited, and a portion of my backgrounds are irrelevant to the scene)