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The Great Depression

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S: The Great Depression: Unwrapped

FC: The Great Depression

1: What caused the Great Depression? Many different things caused the Great Depression but the major one was loans. Loans and credit were given out and the average man couldn’t pay it off. Which lead them into debt and ending with foreclosure of banks. Another thing that caused the Great Depression was the McFadden Act of 1927 which limited banks from expanding throughout more than the state it had originated in.

2: Police officers guarding a closed bank. | People selling apples on the street for a job.

3: Strikers and Unemployment

4: How long did the Great Depression last? The Great Depression lasted 9 years and went on during 1930-1939.

5: What was life like during the Great Depression? LIfe during the Great Depression was terrifying. It was filled with poverty, hunger, and desperation. Few jobs were available and the pay was dreadful. The economy had fallen and everyone had experienced the loss.

6: Who was affected by the Great Depression? Everyone was affected including mothers, business owners, workers, and industries.

8: How did the Great Depression end? The New Deal Influence that was created had changed things at the end of the Great Depression. Each New Deal had a purpose and regulated wages and prices, formed new jobs, and created Social Security for the elderly. World War II also brought the Great Depression to an end by giving everyone a job and needing deep supply for factory workers and soldiers. This in turn, helped the economy and strengthened it which resulted in the end of the Great Depression.

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  • Title: The Great Depression
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  • Published: about 7 years ago