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S: Great Depression By Jacob

BC: The Great Depression By Jacob Murrell Jm122283

FC: The Great Depression by Jacob Murrell Jm122283

1: The Great Depression was a very hard time for all. Everybody was having problems get food and things needed for life.

2: There was a few things leading up to the Great Depression. People started playing the stock market to try and make a quick buck.

3: With everybody playing the stock market, more and more people took out money at the banks. People ofter would take LARGE loans and pay the bank back later after then made there money in the stock market.

4: Everybody sold their stock on Black Thursday, October 24, 1929.

5: WIth everybody selling there stocks. The market got flooded with stock. With all this stock the worth went WAY WAY down. Stock was worth a few dollars after Black Thursday. | They stock market was really busy for a while.

6: Life during the Great Depression was very hard! Very few people had jobs. | With the banks failing, all the money people saved up poof was gone.

7: Many people had to sell off their farm to buy food. Also many high up people would sell things like their cars, rings, etc.

8: Many people had the wait hours in bread lines to get food for their families. | The Great Depression affected EVERYBODY! No matter who you were or what you were, you were affected by the Great Depression.

9: The Great Depression lasted for 12 years! It really hurt everybody!

10: The on the things that ended the Great Depression was the New Deal. The government made new programs that would give money to the people who needed it.

11: World War II also helped end the Great Depression. Because of the great demand for gun, ammo, cars, etc in a war many people were able to get jobs.

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  • Title: Great Depression
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