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Great Depression - American History

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1: What caused the Great Depression? The Great Depression was caused by stock market crash, the over-investment in stocks by the public, bank failures, drought conditions, the lack of farmers and workers purchasing power, and the policies of the Hoover administration.

2: Unemployed Workers Marching in New Jersey

3: Dust Storms

4: Christmas Dinner

5: The "Migrant Mother"

6: WW1 Veterans

7: Strikers guarding the window to Fisher's body plant number 3

8: Pea Pickers Camp

9: A Group of Women Making a Quilt

10: How long did the Great Depression last? The Great Depression lasted from 1929-1941 (12 years)

11: What was life like during the Great Depression? Life during the Great Depression was not easy. It led people to widespread hunger, poverty, and unemployment. Many people traveled very far in hopes of finding work to provide for their family.

12: Who was affected by the Great Depression? Many people all over the world were affected by the Great Depression but the three main countries were The United States, Europe, and Germany.

13: A Young Penniless Oklahoma Mother

14: A School in Alabama

15: The shacks that they called home.

16: Farm Foreclosure Sales

17: Migrant Family Looking for Work

18: The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange just after the crash of 1929.

19: How did the Great Depression End? The Great Depression ended because it was the start of World War II. The "New Deal" also helped in ending it.

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