FC: American History Great Depression Julieanna 119108 American History Mon Wed Fri 11:00-12:00
1: What caused the great depression? The stock market crash October 29, 1929 which caused stockholders to loose over $40 billion dollars. How long did the great depression last? It lasted about 10 years (1929-1939) and by 1940 the unemployment rate dropped 15%. What was life like during the great depression? Who was affected by the great depression? Anyone who lost money in the stock market was affected but also people who lost their jobs. How did the great depression end? The government started spending money on WWII and needed to hire a lot of people to make things for war.