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FC: the great depression

1: chapter 1- what started the depression Chapter 2- when the depression ended. Chapter 3- what life was like during the depression Chapter 4- who the depression affected Chapter 5- how the depression ended.

2: Chapter 1 The Great Depression was caused by a combination of things. the five main reasons were the stock market crash, the bank failures, | the drought conditions and the policy with Europe. the stock market crashed on October 29,1929 which is also know as Black Tuesday. after the crash

3: the people rushed to the bank and took all their money out which caused the bank failures. | after the bank failures came the drought conditions. this caused the farmers to sell their farms for no profit. Then there was the policy with Europe raised taxes for America .

4: Chapter 2 Well there is not much to say about how long it lasted. the Great depression lasted about 11 | years. The depression started in 1929 and ended in 1940. the depression lasted long because the U.S. was in a very bad slump.

5: Chapter 3 Life during the depression was very tough for families. the farmers of the Mississippi | valley had it the worst. they had to sell their farms for no profit to them. the families also had a rough time putting food on the table for their kids. the reason they had a

6: because job losses hit a high of 18 million Americans without jobs. even some teachers, firemen | and police officers worked a long time without pay.

7: Chapter 4 The Great depression affected the whole world. the Americans suffered the worst though. | 25% of the people in every state were without jobs. they included farmers, bakers, planters and even city workers. This also affected other nations because they stopped trade

8: trade with America to protect their countries. The depression also started World War I, because | Germany had economic problems and over through their government. then a man named Adolf Hitler rose to power. Finally in 19932 things started to change due to the

9: election of president Roosevelt. When he took office he purposed the plan known as the "new deal". | Chapter 5 The Great depression ended in 1940. The main reasons the depression ended because we went to war with Germany and that produced

10: jobs making guns,ammo, and Vehicles for the army. It also ended because of Roosevelt plan the new deal | that gave the government more power which really helped with the depression.

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