FC: The Great Depression
1: A Wife and Children of a Sharecropper
2: a women washing her cloths
3: Migrant Worker on a California Highway
4: A girl making dinner.
5: Family weaving baskets.
6: A family getting ready to move to Oklahoma.
7: A dust storm in Oklahoma.
8: A family in Oklahoma.
9: A house being sold.
10: Civilian Conservation Corps Fighting a Fire.
11: Guys digging for crops.
12: kids in a classroom.
13: An auction for selling fish
14: A Christmas dinner.
15: Men lining up for soup.
16: Two in a Rehabilitation Clinic.
17: Two children and one pair of crutches.
18: A women with seven children.
19: An 18-YeaAn 18-Year Old Mother from Oklahomar Old Mother from Oklahoma
20: A wife and three children.
21: 1. What caused the Great Depression? In the beginning of the 1920’s the stock were fine and life was good so they thought. The stocks began to go higher and higher and people lost money. When the prices began to rise the businesses also got pricier. 1929 is when it all started and the stocks exploded and crashed. 2. How long did the Great Depression last? 1930-1939. During this time the prices of stock lowered to 40%, 9,000 banks went out of business and 9 million savings accounts were wiped out. 3. What was life like during the Great Depression? Life was like living in a sewer because people could not afford there houses and people made houses out of old scrap wood and cardboard. 4. Who was affected by the Great Depression? Everyone was affected because people lost there jobs and tons of money. Most people could not even survive because they could not buy food for themselves and there children. But thanks to the stores that gave out free cloths and coffee, and doughnuts. 5. How did the Great Depression End? One of the reasons is the U.S. entering the world war II. The government began to regulate wages and prices which helped families but things they needed like food, clothing and other things.