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The 1920's were a time of economic prosperity in the US. However, because of the availability of commodities, it led the US into...
The Stock Market Crash. People would buy things "on credit" which resulted in a surplus of goods.
Though the Great Depression was hard in all of America, Oklahoma was already in trouble, so the Great Depression just made bad worse.
Farmers tried to do dryland farming, but instead of flourishing in gentle rain, Oklahoma wasn't given any rain, thus starting the Dust Bowl.
But then FDR was elected president and he introduced the New Deal.
Along with the national banking holiday, many laws were introduced to provide relief. Also, World War II began, so many jobs were opened, therefore putting an end to the Great Depression.
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