FC: The Great Depression
1: The Great Depression was triggered by numerous factors. Businesses were having a difficult time staying productive and competitive and banks were failing. After the Stock Market crashed, people saved their money, therefore buying less, only aggravating the issue. Unequal distribution of wealth, debts and overproduction were also contributors to the Great Depression. | Cause
2: The Great Depression lasted throughout the 30s, but conditions were looking better in 1936 when agricultural prices started to rise. | Length
3: Life | Many people suffered poverty, hunger and unemployment.
4: Affect | Nearly everyone at the time was affected, Europeans included.
5: End | The Great Depression ended when the economy stabilized again.