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1: The Great Depression varied across nations, but in most countries it started in about 1929 and lasted until the late 1930s or early 1940s. It was the deepest depression of the 20th century. The depression originated in the U.S., starting with the fall in stock prices that began around September 4, 1929 and became worldwide news with the stock market crash of October 29, 1929 (known as Black Tuesday). From there, it quickly spread to almost every country in the world

2: The Great Depression varied across nations, but in most countries it started in about 1929 and lasted until the late 1930s or early 1940s.

3: Life was full of starvation and misery. they searched for food and garbage dumpster and almost everyone was homeless. They were made to face this psychological impact blaming them and doubting their efficiency. This was the epidemic during the Great Depression. | Some middle-class families managed to hold onto their homes by taking in boarders, bartering, and stretching every available dollar. “Then he [Jesus] said to them, ‘Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions’” (Luke 12:15). They realize that good can come from bad and meaning can come from tragedy.

4: The African Americans were pushed out of there jobs by the white people and became homeless and died from starvation. | It affected nearly aspect of everyday lives. Businesses closed, people lost all of their money. They lost their jobs. Some took work in the worst of conditions for pennies. | Many people started hunting for game just to feed their families. Families in the cities even stooped to catching rats to eat. Suicides increased dramatically. Many people died from starvation and disease unable to feed themselves or pay for a doctor.

5: The Great Depression Ended because of WWII though Franklin D. Roosevelt's New deal program helped American Citizens it was not the cause of the end of the Great Depression. WWII was the end of it because more people went off to war.. and that put woman working in factories.. and more people were in work. So WWII was the main cause of the end of the Great Depression.

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  • Title: The Great Depression
  • The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the decade preceding World War II. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations, but in most countries it started in about 1929 and lasted until the late 1930s or early 1940s.
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