The Great Depression

The Great Depression

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  • The stock market crashed in 1929. When it crashed people panicked which made it worse since everyone started to sell their stocks. This is the first cause of the Great Depression.
  • Oh no! The stock market is going to crash! Quick, everyone sell your stocks
  • Many banks started to fail since people kept withdrawing money. The banks didn't have enough money to give back to the citizens causing them to close. This made many people lose their money. This is the second cause of the Great Depression.
  • Bank of America
  • Closed due to too many withdrawls
  • The Dust Bowl was very concerning. Farming went from easy to very hard. The land turned dry and dusty, and dust storms would form. This is the third cause of the Great Depression.
  • Before
  • After
  • Many people needed to get food from soup kitchens and breadlines. The lines were very long, and in usually took a whole day for someone to get some food. This happened during the Great Depression.
  • The New Deal The New Deal was created by FDR to stop the Great Depression. It created many programs to help save people. Many people were able to get jobs. Some programs are the CCC, the CWA, the FHA, the FSA, the HOLC, the NIRA, the PWA, the SSA, the TVA, and the WPA.
  • During the Great Depression, America fought in WWII. WWII was caused by Hitler trying to blame Jews for Germany's Great Depression. Thankfully though, WWII stopped America's Great Depression. He was a totalitarian leader, and starting with him, the rise of totalitarian leaders began.
  • We WILL get those jews for causing this mayhem!
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