FC: The Great Depression
1: What caused the Great Depression? In the 20s the prices of stocks were skyrocketing. People had lots money and life was good. But it was all an illusion. As prices soured so did business cost. This then lead to a point where business’ were having a hard time staying both competitive and still making money. All this sparked the beginning of black Tuesday October 29, 1929 the day the stock market crashed.
2: How long did the great depression last? The great depression lasted ten years. From 1929 to 1939.
3: What was life like during the Great Depression? Life was hard during the great depression, but rural farmers suffered the most. They needed to pay more money than they earned. And crop prices kept dropping.
4: Who was affected by the Great Depression? The great depression affected everyone. Even the big business makers and the rich could not be saved from its grasps.
5: How did the Great Depression End? First, President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal was starting to have a positive effect on most of the worst aspects of The Great Depression. But there was something else that helped the Great Depression end, WWll. When the European nations that went to war they needed goods (Jeeps, tanks, airplanes, parachutes, ammunition, medical equipment, etc.) to supply their military. And we were payed a lot of money to supply these things.