FC: The Great Depression
1: The day the Stock market crashed was the start of the Great Depression.
2: In most countries the Great Depression started in 1929 and lasted until the late 1930's or early 1940's.
3: During this time, many businesses were cutting back their workers wages. Some businesses couldn't stay open because of this issue. People rushed to their banks to withdraw money, worried they would loose their savings.
4: Farmers were effected by the Great Depression because the Great Plains were hit hard, it was caused by a drought and dust storms. Many people were jobless traveling place to place to find some work. Some people had cars, others had to hitchhike.
6: Some pictures of the homeless people at a soup kitchen...
7: Pictures of the unemployed people...
8: President Roosevelt did his best to end the Great Depression, his New Deal programs eased the hardships during this time. However, after Perl Harbor and World War 2 finally ended the Great Depression.