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Prosperity and Depression

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FC: Prosperity and Depression | By Alex Warren and Nikki Waxner

1: The roaring twenties was a time of economic growth and a time of prosperity. Many people got wealthy over night. There were many new entertainments such as baseball games and broadway shows. People enjoyed this time period and loved living in it! The roaring twenties was a great time to live in.

2: Today we invested in stocks and made millions overnight!

3: Today we got our new jobs, we are no longer dress makers we are now doctors and lawyers.

4: Today we packed up all of our belongings and moved from a rural area to a more urban area into a beautiful house!

5: Today we went to our first show, we saw dancers and singers it was very crowded because not a lot of people have been to a show like this before.

7: We went to our first baseball game it was so much fun. We saw a great baseball player by the name of Babe Ruth, we even took at picture with him! He was a great player and the crowd loved him.

9: Today we made a wise family purchase of the model T car. It can transport us places we need to go. The making of these cars has helped daddy's business because we are seeing many new faces in our shop!

10: Unfortunately, all good things come to an end...

13: The great depression was a worldwide economic downfall. It left millions homeless and jobless including us. It is the largest and most economic depression in the 20th century.

15: Our dear friends father was a farmer.... | He over produced and it lowered the prices of all of his crops now they are on the streets just like us.

16: The great depression began in Eurpoe in 1919, we never thought it was going to affect us because we isolated ourselves from everyone else but we were wrong.

17: In the 1920s we bought many things that we couldn't afford this resulted in the banks crashing and houses forclosing. | The stock markets crashed, and we were loseing alot of our money!

18: The new deal was a goal of giving aid to the unemployed, reform of business and financial practices, and recovery of the economy during The Great Depression. This new deal helped us get new jobs working on roads and bridges.

19: THE 3 R's Relief- an action taken to help unemployed Americans Recovery- programs to restart the flow of consumer demand Reform- programs so that this depression never happens again

20: The Roaring 20's

21: The Great Depression

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