BC: The great depression
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1: (Picture from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration
2: 1.What caused the Great Depression? The Great Depression occurred when the economy failed. Banks were closing, and people were losing their savings, their jobs, and even their homes.
3: 2.How long did the Great Depression last? The great depression started in Oct. of 1929 and the country started to come out of it in 1939.
5: The Great Depression had devastating effects in virtually every country, rich and poor
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8: This is the stark reality of the Great Depression of the 1930's.
9: The stock market crash of 1929 and subsequent Great Depression presented another reason for migration within the United States.
10: Some 13 million Americans were unemployed, “not wanted” in the production process. One worker out of every four was walking the streets in want and despair. Thousands of banks, hundreds of thousands of businesses, and millions of farmers fell into bankruptcy or ceased operations entirely.
12: 3.What was life like during the Great Depression? For most, it is difficult to imagine life during the Great Depression. While the Depression began at the end of the 1920s, the entire nation suffered most dramatically during the period 1929–1933.
14: 4.Who was affected by the Great Depression? The great depression affected many people all over the world.
15: 5.How did the Great Depression End? The great depression ended because of a number of different factors. One was the new deal a series of jobs and social programs to save people for poverty.