The Great Depression
Updated: 12/18/2019
The Great Depression
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  • The Great Depression
  • Closed Forever
  • Out of Business 
  • Bank Failure
  • Closed Forever
  • In October of 1929 the stock began to heavily decline. Investor tried selling their stocks, which made stock prices decline as well. Panic arose and everyone sold everything they could to earn their money back. The stock had eventually crashed.
  • Stock Market Crash
  • The Dust Bowl
  • Farmers were left with nothing after the Great Depression. Most had to sell their lands, their livelihood was destroyed.
  • Banks failures were reoccurring, causing people to lose their savings. Roosevelt created a "Bank Holiday" after to rebuild confidence from the Great Depression.
  • Millions lost their jobs and eventually their homes because they could not pay back their debts from the Great Depressions' stock market crash.
  • Job Loses
  • Many didn't have enough money to even pay for their houses, people sold everything they could to survive. People sold their stocks, money, houses, and more.
  • Bankruptcy
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