FC: The Great Depression | By Ryan Basko
1: What caused The Great Depression? | The Great Depression sparked mainly from the crash of 1929, when the stock market plummeted due to Government regulation. Before the Government intervened, many would barrow money, invest, and usually receive a high payout in the end.
2: Almost immediately following the cascade of 1929, unemployment rates sky rocketed to an all time high, while many where trying their best to fill any positions possible to make a few spare dollars. Many could no longer afford to live in a house as time ran on, and refugee camps became more prominent.
4: How long did The Great Depression last? | The Great Depression lasted from 1929 till 1941
5: What was life like during The Great Depression? | Day to day life for most was attempts at making money in any way possible. Many could no longer afford to live in an established home, which led to camps being formed outside of cities. Living conditions were poor, and economic conditions were trashed. For most, meals were small and the population ceased to grow.
6: Who was affected by The Great Depression?
7: Everyone felt the demise of The Great Depression, though, some felt it more than others. The rich were able to keep living a decent life, while the poor struggled just to find potential shelter.
8: How did The Great Depression end? | The Great Depression began to end once the United States was dragged into World War II. Many military and defense jobs opened to the public, allowing for many to find a way to succeed and return payment.